The well, drilled by the Island Innovator semisubmersible, was dry and has been P&A’d.
Located in PL700B, on the northern part of the Frøya High, the main target was to test the Upper Jurassic pinchout play, and prove presence of hydrocarbon in the Rogn Formation. The Upper Jurassic was encountered, but with no development of Rogn reservoir.
Exploration well 6407/10-4 is the first well drilled in PL700B. The well was drilled to a total depth of 3,224 m (10,557 ft) below mean sea level in a water depth of 335 m (1,099 ft).
Lundin Norway, a subsidiary of Sweden’s Lundin Petroleum AB, is the operator of PL700B with a 40% working interest. The partners are Bayerngas Norge AS with 20%, GDF Suez E&P Norge AS with 20%, and VNG Norge AS with 2%.