Gas indications found in Barents Sea wildcat

Offshore staff

ALTA, Norway – Statoil’s Pingvin exploration well in the Barents Sea has encountered gas.

Partner North Energy says well 7319/12-1 in license 713 was drilling through a sandstone reservoir, and extensive data have been acquired in the form of coring, wireline logging, and liquid sampling.

Other partners are RN Nordic Oil and Edison.


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