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
15/6-15 NORTH SEA 18.05.2019 814 Aker BP ASA
16/1-31 A NORTH SEA 11.05.2019 338 Lundin Norway AS
3/7-11 S NORTH SEA 17.04.2019 539 MOL Norge AS
6507/3-13 NORWEGIAN SEA 27.04.2019 159 B Equinor Energy AS
7335/3-1 BARENTS SEA 13.05.2019 859 Equinor Energy AS