Author: Henk Kombrink

Henk KombrinkHenk is a petroleum geologist who worked on the North Sea for more than 15 years in several positions in the Netherlands and the UK. He was involved in several large regional mapping studies but he also looked at reservoir architecture of individual fields. In addition to his editorial work for expronews, he also runs North Sea Core, a company distributing cores from UKCS wells, and he is the editor-in-chief for the Netherlands Journal of Geosciences.

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Chrysaor targets Maureen sands in what may become a cross-border find

Chrysaor targets Maureen sands in what may become a cross-border find

Situated just north of the UK Fleming field, Norwegian well 15/12-25 targets a Paleocene reservoir about 650 m from the median line. [...]
Neptune acquires stakes in fields in prolific German basin

Neptune acquires stakes in fields in prolific German basin

As announced on Friday last week, Neptune Energy acquired stakes in three oil fields and three gas fields from Wintershall Dea, in the area known as t [...]
A well’s headshot

A well’s headshot

Pandion Energy shows how data resulting from the Released Wells Initiative can be used to further investigate reservoir quality in the Cara discovery. [...]
Geothermal exploration along the southern margin of the Southern Permian Basin

Geothermal exploration along the southern margin of the Southern Permian Basin

2D seismic lines are to be acquired in Germany in a quest for Devonian carbonates to produce geothermal energy from. [...]
Will the next Barents Sea exploration well be successful?

Will the next Barents Sea exploration well be successful?

With Equinor and partners now drilling the Isflak well in between the Havis and Drivis discoveries, it is thought that the changes of success are quit [...]
The use of public domain subsurface data in the spotlight

The use of public domain subsurface data in the spotlight

A consortium of Dutch companies launched a petition to support an open-source well database last week. It doesn’t happen often that companies initiate [...]
QEMSCAN – the geological QR code

QEMSCAN – the geological QR code

Through analysing hundreds of cuttings from a single well, depositional history and provenance changes are brought to life with the QEMSCAN technique. [...]
The end of Mandal High exploration?

The end of Mandal High exploration?

With Mol announcing another dry well in the Mandal High area, there will probably be little appetite to continue exploring. [...]
A geothermal drilling project of great potential significance

A geothermal drilling project of great potential significance

In the Netherlands, multi-lateral wells are to be drilled to exploit geothermal energy from thin Rotliegend strata. [...]
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