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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North of Troll area delivers again

North of Troll area delivers again

Following on from the success of Røver North, this time Equinor and partners announce the discovery of 75-120 MMboe in Blasto. [...]
Exploring beyond the Brent

Exploring beyond the Brent

Equinor and partners spudded well 34/6-5S in PL554, hoping to add volumes to the Akkar and Garantiana discoveries. [...]
The Münsterland Basin, ready for geothermal exploration

The Münsterland Basin, ready for geothermal exploration

Both the city of Münster and the Geological Survey ramp up investigative work to find best possible reservoirs. [...]
Will Denmark see two field start-ups soon?

Will Denmark see two field start-ups soon?

With the acquisition of Hess’ South Arne asset, Ineos may add momentum to development of Solsort and Hejre. [...]
The Columbus development

The Columbus development

With four wells already drilled on Columbus, Serica Energy has now embarked on drilling one horizontal producer. [...]
Greenland Resource Assessment Project identifies promising leads in frontier onshore Greenland

Greenland Resource Assessment Project identifies promising leads in frontier onshore Greenland

Whilst the offshore area would require major investment to further de-risk, the onshore of the central West Greenland shelf could be more straightforw [...]
Wintershall set to further appraise Bergknapp

Wintershall set to further appraise Bergknapp

Being one of the positive surprises last year, the company hopes to confirm the volumes found with well 6406/3-10. [...]
K2 – Low-risk prospect ready to be drilled in the UK North Sea

K2 – Low-risk prospect ready to be drilled in the UK North Sea

Whilst rig rates are still low, North Sea targets near infrastructure are becoming more attractive now that oil prices are close to $70/bbl. [...]
UK also considers ban on North Sea exploration

UK also considers ban on North Sea exploration

Together with a U-turn on the approval of a coal mine in Cumbria, pressure seems to mount on Westminster to take concrete steps towards addressing cli [...]
Equinor hits oil in Barents Sea

Equinor hits oil in Barents Sea

After a number of Barents Sea dry holes, Equinor and partners Vår (30%) and Petoro (20%) this week announced the discovery of 31 to 50 MMb of recovera [...]
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