Looking for a specific product?

Make a search for products & suppliers, articles & news.

Dry well northwest of the Ula field

LOTOS, operator of production licence 498, has completed drilling of wildcat well 7/8-6 S. The well is dry.

 

The drilling took place 35 kilometres northwest of the Ula field in the southern part of the North Sea.

The objective of the well was to prove petroleum in Late Cretaceous reservoir rocks (the Tor formation).

The well encountered 25-metre thick reservoir rocks with poorer reservoir quality than expected in the Tor formation.

The well is the first exploration well in production licence 498 and the licence was awarded in APA 2008. The well was drilled to a vertical depth of 3065 metres below the sea surface and was terminated in the Tor formation in Late Cretaceous. Water depth is 82 metres. The well has been permanently plugged and abandoned.

Well 7/8-6 S was drilled by the Maersk Guardian drilling facility, which will now proceed to production licence 453 S in the southern part of the North Sea to drill wildcat well 8/5-1 for Lundin Norway AS.

 

Related news

Latest news

Visit at Fiskaa from the Chinese ambassador to Norway

The Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China,

New emission rules 2020 - the reliable way to prove compliance

Reducing ship emissions is a top priority for IMO

United Technologies Opens State-of-the-Art Innovation Center, Announces Plan to Create 100 Additional Jobs

Employees working in the building today-

US Army Corps’ first F-10000 Davit

With space onboard Yaquina for davit operations limited, 

Chairman of IACS pinpoints three key themes of the Association’s strategy for the future

Commenting on the publication of the 2017 Annual Review, 

DNV GL launches alternative fuels white paper

For newbuilding vessels,

MINSHIP Shipmanagement boosts digitalization with DNV GL

MINSHIP is optimizing processes as they are managing a growing fleet. 

The fully electric Future of The Fjords has been launched

The new build is 42m long, 

Winner of Norwegian Export Award 2018 Announced

Airthings is the winner of the Norwegian Export Award 2018.