Minor Gas/condensate Discovery North of Oseberg Field in the North Sea - 30/6-30

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 11/23/2018, Location: Europe

Faroe Petroleum Norge AS, operator of production licence 825, is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well 30/6-30. The well was drilled about 25 kilometres north of the Oseberg field centre in the northern part of the North Sea, and 150 kilometres northwest of Bergen.

The primary and secondary exploration targets for the well were to prove gas and condensate in Middle Jurassic reservoir rocks (in the Oseberg formation and Etive/Ness formations, respectively).

In the primary exploration target in the Oseberg formation, the well encountered a total of about 85 metres of aquiferous sandstone, mainly with moderate to good reservoir quality. In the secondary exploration target, a total gas-condensate column of about 55 metres was encountered in the Ness formation, whereof a 17-metre thick sandstone layer with moderate to good reservoir quality. The gas/water contact was not encountered. The Etive formation consists of 25 metres of aquiferous sandstone, mainly with moderate to good reservoir quality.

Preliminary estimates place the size of the discovery between 0.4 and 2.7 million standard cubic metres (Sm3) of recoverable oil equivalents. Preliminary assessments indicate that the discovery is not currently profitable, but the licensees will assess the discovery together with other nearby discoveries/prospects with regard to further follow-up.

The well was not formation-tested, but extensive data acquisition and sampling were carried out. This is the first exploration well in production licence 825. The licence was awarded in APA 2015.

Well 30/6-30 was drilled to a vertical depth of 3466 metres below the sea surface and was terminated in the Dunlin group in the Lower Jurassic.

Water depth at the site is 120 metres. The well will now be permanently plugged and abandoned.

Well 30/6-30 was drilled by the Transocean Arctic drilling facility which will now drill appraisal well 31/7-3 S in the northern part of the North Sea in production licence 740, where Faroe Petroleum Norge AS is the operator.


Australia >>  7/5/2022 - The Palm Valley 12 (PV12) well in OL3, southwest of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory, was at a depth of 2,335m in the P4 unit of the Pacoota Fo...
Brazil >>  7/5/2022 - A 540-day drilling contract with a start date of 2023 has been given to Valaris, represented by Ensco UK Drilling Limited and Ensco do Brasil Petróleo...

Canada >>  7/5/2022 - The Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) Stena ICEMAX has a new contract with BP Canada Energy Group ULC, which Stena Drilling is happy to announce....
Indonesia >>  7/5/2022 - The second of the company's two back-to-back producing wells is where drilling activities have started, according to Indonesia Energy Corporation Limi...

Norway >>  7/4/2022 - The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Neptune Energy Norge AS drilling permit for well 35/6-3 S, cf. Section 13 of the Resource Manage...
Norway >>  7/4/2022 - The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted OMV (Norge) AS drilling permit for well 30/5-4 S, cf. Section 13 of the Resource Management Regu...

Related Categories: Artificial Lift  Cementing, Stimulation  Directional Drilling  Drilling  Drilling Engineering & Equipment Systems  Enhanced Oil Recovery  General  Logging, Perforating, Testing  Offshore Drilling  Reservoir/Completion Consultants  Workover & Well Services  Workover Rigs/Services 

Related Articles: Artificial Lift  Cementing, Stimulation  Directional Drilling  Drilling  Drilling Engineering & Equipment Systems  Enhanced Oil Recovery  General  Logging, Perforating, Testing  Offshore Drilling  Reservoir/Completion Consultants  Workover & Well Services  Workover Rigs/Services 


Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright © 2021 Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Terms of Service - Privacy Policy.