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
35/10-4 S NORTH SEA 14.08.2018 630 Equinor Energy AS
35/11-21 A NORTH SEA 06.09.2018 248 I Wellesley Petroleum AS
6406/6-6 S NORWEGIAN SEA 16.08.2018 255 B Total E&P Norge AS
6608/10-18 B NORWEGIAN SEA 16.09.2018 128 D Equinor Energy AS
7220/11-5 S BARENTS SEA 06.04.2018 609 Lundin Norway AS
7321/4-1 BARENTS SEA 25.08.2018 721 DEA Norge AS