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
24/9-12 S NORTH SEA 29.12.2017 340 Aker BP ASA
30/8-1 A NORTH SEA 190 Norsk Hydro Produksjon AS
30/8-5 NORTH SEA 03.12.2017 190 Statoil Petroleum AS
35/9-13 NORTH SEA 25.12.2017 682 Spirit Energy Norge AS
35/9-4 SR NORTH SEA 153 Statoil ASA (old)
6506/11-10 NORWEGIAN SEA 28.11.2017 644 B OMV (Norge) AS
6604/5-1 NORWEGIAN SEA 10.01.2018 894 Wintershall Norge AS
7219/12-3 S BARENTS SEA 03.12.2017 533 Lundin Norway AS
9/2-10 NORTH SEA 316 Talisman Energy Norge AS