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
30/2-5 S NORTH SEA 13.05.2020 878 Equinor Energy AS
34/4-15 S NORTH SEA 18.06.2020 882 Neptune Energy Norge AS
34/7-E-4 AH NORTH SEA 08.06.2020 089 Equinor Energy AS
6506/11-12 S NORWEGIAN SEA 30.05.2020 644 OMV (Norge) AS
7321/8-2 S BARENTS SEA 01.06.2020 719 Spirit Energy Norway AS