Exploration wells

Exploration wells are wells drilled to prove a possible deposit of petroleum or obtain information to delimit a discovered deposit. The term covers both wildcat and appraisal wells.
The list contains active exploration wells on the Norwegian continental shelf

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Exploration wells
Wellbore name Area Entered date Production licence Operator
16/1-8 A NORTH SEA 338 Lundin Norway AS
16/2-22 A NORTH SEA 265 Statoil Petroleum AS
25/4-11 NORTH SEA 11.08.2017 677 Aker BP ASA
30/8-1 A NORTH SEA 190 Norsk Hydro Produksjon AS
35/9-4 SR NORTH SEA 153 Statoil ASA (old)
6507/8-9 NORWEGIAN SEA 02.08.2017 124 Statoil Petroleum AS
7220/11-4 A BARENTS SEA 18.07.2017 609 Lundin Norway AS
7324/8-3 BARENTS SEA 16.08.2017 537 OMV (Norge) AS
7435/12-1 BARENTS SEA 09.08.2017 859 Statoil Petroleum AS
9/2-10 NORTH SEA 316 Talisman Energy Norge AS