NPD authorizes two wells offshore southern Norway

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – DONG E&P Norway has authorization to drill an exploration well northwest of its Trym field in the southern Norwegian North Sea.

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) approved use of the Mærsk Giant for the 3/7-9 S well in production license 289. This will be the second well on the concession, which was awarded in 2003. The block borders the offshore median line with Denmark. 

Lundin has approval from NPD for a wildcat in the southwestern Norwegian North Sea, using the Mærsk Guardian. Well 7/4-3 will be the first drilled on PL 495, located between the Gaupe and Brynhild fields. 

Elsewhere in the southern sector, Lundin is plugging a well on the Ogna prospect in block 8/5 (PL453S). The primary reservoir, of Jurassic age, exhibited poor reservoir quality. The well encountered no hydrocarbons and is being P&A’d as a dry hole.

2/28/2013

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...