Wintershall terminates wildcat in the Barents Sea

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UK – The semisubmersible Transocean Arctic is P&A’ing Wintershall’s Kvalross exploration well in the Barents Sea as a dry hole.

Partner Faroe Petroleum says the duration of the well, in license PL611, will likely end up at around 60 days compared to the dry hole timing budget of 83 days.

Faroe will next participate in exploration wells on the Brasse prospect in the Norwegian North Sea and the Njord North Flank well in the Norwegian Sea, due to be drilled respectively this summer and later in 2016.


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