NCS: Non-commercial discovery at Toutatis

Wintershall Dea Norge AS has concluded the drilling of the controversial wildcat well 6611/1-1 off Norway's Lofoten Islands. Preliminary estimates are less than 6.3 MMboe.

The objective of the well (Toutatis prospect) was to prove petroleum in the Early Jurassic Tilje and Åre Formations.

2019 Exploration and Appraisal Activity. Source: Lundin Petroleum

The well encountered about 7 m of oil-bearing sandstone in the upper part of the assumed Jurassic sequence. The sandstone has moderate to good reservoir quality.

The well encountered a total of about 200 m of sandstones in what are thought to be the exploration targets in the Tilje and Åre Formations, with moderate to good reservoir quality. The sandstones are water-bearing.

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