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
16/1-34 S NORTH SEA 07.07.2021 167 Lundin Energy Norway AS
6406/3-10 A NORWEGIAN SEA 14.07.2021 836 S Wintershall Dea Norge AS