Statoil, Lundin aiming to extend North Sea find

Offshore staff

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Drilling of appraisal/exploration well 16/2-9S is under way on the Aldous Major North structure.

The semisub Transocean Leader is drilling well 16/2-9S for operator Statoil in license PL265 in the Norwegian North Sea.

According to partner Lundin Petroleum, Aldous Major North structure is thought to be the northwesterly extension of the Aldous Major South discovery in PL265 and the Lundin-operated Avaldsnes discovery in PL501, with the primary target in Upper Jurassic sandstone.

Planned TD is 2,241 m (7,352 ft) below mean sea level. Drilling should take 40 days.

08/25/2011



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