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
2/6-6 S NORTH SEA 13.11.2018 860 MOL Norge AS
30/6-30 NORTH SEA 19.10.2018 825 Faroe Petroleum Norge AS
6307/1-1 S NORWEGIAN SEA 18.10.2018 830 Lundin Norway AS
6406/2-9 S NORWEGIAN SEA 03.10.2018 199 Equinor Energy AS
6406/6-6 S NORWEGIAN SEA 16.08.2018 255 B Total E&P Norge AS
7324/3-1 BARENTS SEA 15.10.2018 615 Equinor Energy AS