Category: Wells

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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. [...]
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 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. [...]
Røver North, a particular Brent discovery in multiple ways

Røver North, a particular Brent discovery in multiple ways

Not only is the discovery located in a "frontier" part of the basin, the Brent succession in the area is also likely to be different. [...]
Bask prospect in the southern Barents Sea dry

Bask prospect in the southern Barents Sea dry

Last attempt in three-well campaign also fails to prove commercial quantities of hydrocarbons, casting further doubt on future of the Barents Sea. [...]
Out of the shadow, into the migration zone

Out of the shadow, into the migration zone

Mol spuds third well in the Mandal High area that more likely experienced hydrocarbon charge than previous two exploration wells. [...]
Biggest discovery this year!

Biggest discovery this year!

With an upside of 200MMbo, 6507/5-10 (Slagugle) in the Norwegian Sea is the largest oil discovery on the NCS this year. [...]
A 2020 exploration wrap-up – what has happened this year?

A 2020 exploration wrap-up – what has happened this year?

What are the most important observations we can make from plotting the 2020 exploration wells spudded in the North Sea, Norwegian Sea and Barents Sea? [...]
How “frontier” can exploration in a mature area be?

How “frontier” can exploration in a mature area be?

Looking at a map of the Norwegian Northern North Sea (see above), with the structural elements as a background to the existing fields and exploration [...]
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