6506/12-3 (Lysing) is a discovery in the central part of the Norwegian Sea. The water depth is 240-300 metres. The discovery was proven in 1985. Lysing is situated above the reservoirs of the Smørbukk South deposit on the Åsgard field. The reservoir contains gas in Upper Cretaceous sandstone in the Lysing Formation and lies at a depth of 3,100 metres. The discovery is planned to be included in the Åsgard Unit and will use the existing infrastructure on Smørbukk South which is tied-back to the Åsgard facilities. The plan is to start production in 2021.
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