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
17/8-1 NORTH SEA 16.09.2021 976 Lundin Norway AS
6306/3-1 S NORWEGIAN SEA 30.09.2021 937 PGNiG Upstream Norway AS
6407/1-9 NORWEGIAN SEA 24.09.2021 939 Equinor Energy AS
7/11-14 S NORTH SEA 10.10.2021 906 Aker BP ASA