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
2/1-17 S NORTH SEA 30.08.2019 019 C Aker BP ASA
25/4-14 A NORTH SEA 10.09.2019 036 C Aker BP ASA
25/7-7 NORTH SEA 29.08.2019 782 S ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS
32/4-2 NORTH SEA 09.09.2019 921 Equinor Energy AS
6506/11-11 S NORWEGIAN SEA 31.05.2019 644 OMV (Norge) AS
6507/2-5 S NORWEGIAN SEA 23.07.2019 942 Equinor Energy AS
6507/5-9 S NORWEGIAN SEA 30.08.2019 838 PGNiG Upstream Norway AS