Statoil terminates frontier well offshore Faroes

Offshore staff

STAVANGER, Norway – The semisubmersible West Hercules is preparing to P&A as a dry hole the Brugdan II re-entry well offshore the Faroe Islands.

Drilling started in 2012 on license 006, 130 km (81 mi) offshore, but operations had to be suspended as the winter approached. The Statoil-led consortium agreed to re-spud the well this spring. It was drilled in 450 m (1,476 ft) of water to a depth of 4,542 m (14,901 ft).

This was the second exploratory well on the 579-sq km (224-sq mi) license.

West Hercules will now transfer to license 008 to drill the Sula/Stelkur well, also for Statoil.

06/27/2014 

Brugdan II re-entry well offshore the Faroe Islands

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