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
2/11-12 S NORTH SEA 10.01.2019 033 Aker BP ASA
2/6-6 S NORTH SEA 13.11.2018 860 MOL Norge AS
31/7-3 A NORTH SEA 17.12.2018 740 Faroe Petroleum Norge AS
35/11-22 S NORTH SEA 12.12.2018 248 C Equinor Energy AS
6706/6-2 S NORWEGIAN SEA 04.12.2018 847 Wintershall Norge AS
7121/1-2 S BARENTS SEA 06.01.2019 767 Lundin Norway AS
7132/2-1 BARENTS SEA 01.01.2019 857 Equinor Energy AS