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 (ongoing drilling activity).

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Exploration wells
Wellbore name Area Entered date Production licence Operator
15/3-12 A NORTH SEA 21.01.2020 025 Equinor Energy AS
25/7-9 S NORTH SEA 12.01.2020 917 ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS
25/8-19 A NORTH SEA 31.12.2019 820 S MOL Norge AS
31/5-7 NORTH SEA 02.12.2019 Equinor Energy AS
6406/3-10 NORWEGIAN SEA 08.11.2019 836 S Wintershall Norge AS
6604/5-2 S NORWEGIAN SEA 22.01.2020 894 Wintershall Norge AS