Offshore oil discovery for Statoil near the Gimle field

Source:Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

Offshore oil discovery for Statoil near the Gimle field Statoil, operator of production licences 120 B/Gimle Unit, has completed drilling of an observation well with exploration targets, 34/10-C-18 A. The well encountered petroleum.

The well was drilled on the eastern flank of the Gimle field, which is located between the Gullfaks and Visund fields in the northern part of the North Sea.

Preliminary calculation of the size of the discoveries totals between 0.2 and 1 million standard cubic metres (Sm3) of recoverable oil equivalents. The discoveries will be considered for tie-in to the Gimle field.

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