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
25/7-7 NORTH SEA 29.08.2019 782 S ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS
25/8-19 S NORTH SEA 02.11.2019 820 S MOL Norge AS
35/11-23 A NORTH SEA 07.11.2019 090 Equinor Energy AS
6407/9-12 NORWEGIAN SEA 16.10.2019 093 D OKEA ASA
6507/7-16 S NORWEGIAN SEA 28.10.2019 888 DNO North Sea (Norge) AS
6611/1-1 NORWEGIAN SEA 02.11.2019 896 DEA Norge AS