Wintershall well probes for gas on Mjøsa offshore Norway

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – The semisubmersible Transocean Arctic has spudded an exploration well on the Mjøsa gas prospect on the Norwegian Sea.

According to partner Bridge Energy, well 6406/6-3 is 10 km (6.2 mi) northeast of Norske Shell’s Linnorm discovery in the Haltenbanken area. It is targeting Lower and Middle Jurassic reservoirs.

Wintershall is operator – the other partners are Maersk, Petoro, VNG, and Tullow.

4/15/2013

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