Lundin Energy Drills Dry well near the Solveig Field in the North Sea

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 10/8/2021, Location: Europe

Lundin Energy Norway AS, operator of production licence 981, is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well 16/4-12.

The well was drilled about 1 kilometre west of the Solveig field in the North Sea and 190 kilometres west of Stavanger.

The well’s primary exploration target was to prove petroleum in sandstones in the Ty Formation from the Palaeocene. The secondary exploration target was to prove petroleum in porous dolomite in the Zechstein Group from the Permian Age.

The well encountered 58 metres of sandstone in the Ty Formation with good to very good reservoir quality.

In the secondary exploration target, the well encountered 12 metres of dolomitic rocks in the Zechstein Group with poor to moderate reservoir quality.

Well 16/4-12 also encountered two intervals of sandstone from an undefined age between the Cretaceous and Triassic. The upper interval has a thickness of 16 metres with moderate to good reservoir quality. The lower interval has a thickness of 15 metres with good to very good reservoir quality.

The well is dry. Data acquisition has been carried out.

This is the first exploration well in production licence 981, which was awarded in APA 2018.

Well 16/4-12 was drilled to a vertical depth of 2141 metres below sea level and was terminated in the Zechstein Group from the Permian Age.

Water depth at the site is 100 metres. The well will be permanently plugged and abandoned.

Well 16/4-12 was drilled by the Deepsea Stavanger drilling facility, which is now moving on to drill wildcat well 17/8-1 in production licence 976 in the North Sea, where Lundin Energy Norway AS is the operator.


Guyana >>  8/5/2022 - The drilling of the Beebei-Potaro exploratory well, located in the Kanuku licence, off the coast of Guyana, has been finished, according to Tullow Oil...
Australia >>  8/4/2022 - - 21 stages were stimulated, which is the greatest number of stimulation stages in a single well in the Beetaloo to date
- Delivered 927m of st...


Romania >>  8/4/2022 - Serinus Energy plc ("Serinus") (SEN), is pleased to announce that the drilling of the Canar-1 exploration well in Romania commenced.

...

Norway >>  8/3/2022 - The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor a drilling permit for well 6507/8-11 S in production licence PL 124.

Oman >>  8/2/2022 - Maha Energy AB (publ) is pleased to announce the signing of an Agreement with Gulf Drilling LLC (“Gulf”) a wholly owned subsidiary of MB Petroleum Ser...
Norway >>  8/1/2022 - Longboat Energy, the emerging full-cycle North Sea E&P company, is pleased to announce the commencement of drilling operations on the Oswig exploratio...




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