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
16/1-31 S NORTH SEA 10.03.2019 338 Lundin Norway AS
36/1-3 NORTH SEA 01.03.2019 885 Equinor Energy AS
7132/2-2 BARENTS SEA 06.01.2019 857 Equinor Energy AS