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
30/3-11 S NORTH SEA 21.06.2022 1104 Equinor Energy AS
31/4-A-13 C NORTH SEA 10.06.2022 055 Wintershall Dea Norge AS
6306/3-2 NORWEGIAN SEA 15.06.2022 935 ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS
6507/2-6 NORWEGIAN SEA 25.05.2022 261 Aker BP ASA