6506/12-3 (Lysing) is a discovery in the central part of the Norwegian Sea. Lysing is located above the reservoirs of the Smørbukk South deposit, which is part of the Åsgard field. The water depth in the area is 240-300 metres. The discovery was proven in 1985. 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 2020.
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