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
15/12-25 NORTH SEA 18.02.2021 973 Chrysaor Norge AS
16/4-13 S NORTH SEA 12.02.2021 359 Lundin Norway AS
31/2-22 S NORTH SEA 09.12.2020 090 I Equinor Energy AS
6507/4-2 S NORWEGIAN SEA 20.02.2021 211 Wintershall Dea Norge AS
7220/7-4 BARENTS SEA 07.02.2021 532 Equinor Energy AS