Dry hole for Det norske in North Sea

Offshore staff

TRONDHEIM, Norway – Det norske oljeselskap’s exploration well on the Geite prospect in the North Sea is dry.

The jackup Maersk Guardian drilled well 7/11-13, 30 km (18.6 mi) west of the BP-operated Ula field. Triassic reservoir sandstones were encountered, but without hydrocarbons. The well be P&A’d.

Det norske operates PL 497 with a 35% interest. Partners include Dana Petroleum Norway AS (25%), Bridge Energy Norge AS (15%), Agora Oil & Gas AS (15%), and Lotos Exploration and Production Norge AS (10%).

10/15/2012

 

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