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
16/4-11 NORTH SEA 07.02.2018 359 Lundin Norway AS
34/2-5 S NORTH SEA 28.02.2018 790 Aker BP ASA
35/9-14 A NORTH SEA 04.03.2018 682 Spirit Energy Norge AS
6506/11-10 NORWEGIAN SEA 28.11.2017 644 B OMV (Norge) AS
6506/9-4 S NORWEGIAN SEA 03.02.2018 433 Spirit Energy Norge AS
6507/5-8 NORWEGIAN SEA 24.02.2018 212 Aker BP ASA
6604/5-1 NORWEGIAN SEA 10.01.2018 894 Wintershall Norge AS