02/03/2016 - News

Dry well northeast of the Garantiana discovery in the North Sea

Total E&P Norge AS, operator of production licence 554, is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat well 34/6-4. The well is dry.

The well was drilled about 6 kilometres northeast of the 34/6-2 S (Garantiana) oil discovery. The purpose of the well was to prove petroleum in Lower Jurassic reservoir rocks in the the Cook formation. The well encountered about 96 metres of aquiferous sandstone in the Cook formation with poor to moderate reservoir quality. The well is classified as dry. Data acquisition has been carried out. This is the fifth exploration well in production licence 554, awarded in 2010 (APA 2009).

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