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
31/7-2 S NORTH SEA 24.05.2017 740 Faroe Petroleum Norge AS
7121/8-1 BARENTS SEA 22.05.2017 849 Statoil Petroleum AS
7219/9-2 BARENTS SEA 05.06.2017 532 Statoil Petroleum AS
7220/11-4 BARENTS SEA 10.05.2017 609 Lundin Norway AS