Det norske makes oil find at Langfjellet in North Sea

Det norske oljeselskap ASA encountered a 109-m gross oil column in the Vestland Group while drilling exploration well 25/2-18 S on the Langfjellet prospect in the North Sea.

A technical sidetrack was drilled to collect data, and the well is being prepared for a sidetrack and well test. Preliminary volume estimates for the discovery range 24-74 million boe.

The licensees will evaluate the discovery with regard to potential development with other discoveries in the area. Following the drilling results at Langfjellet, the licensees have identified further prospectivity within the license.

Det norske is operator and holds 90% working interest in PL442. Lotos Exploration & Production Norge AS holds the remaining interest.

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