ConocoPhillips introduced a brand new gasoline condensate discovery in manufacturing license 1009 positioned 22 miles northwest of the Heidrun Field and 150 miles from the coast of Norway within the Norwegian Sea. ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS is operator of the license with 65 % working curiosity. PGNiG Upstream Norway AS holds 35 % working curiosity.
The discovery nicely, 6507/Four-1 (Warka), was drilled in 1,312 ft of water to a complete depth of 16,355 ft. Preliminary estimates place the dimensions of the invention between 50 and 190 million barrels of recoverable oil equal. Further appraisal shall be carried out to find out potential stream charges, the reservoir’s final useful resource restoration and plans for growth.
“We have constructed a robust place on the Norwegian shelf because the discovery of the Ekofisk Field in 1969 and we’re a really energetic business operator and accomplice throughout the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea,” stated Matt Fox, govt vice chairman and chief working officer. “This discovery, doubtlessly the biggest on the Norwegian Continental shelf this yr, bolsters our place within the Norwegian Sea and the Heidrun space. The Warka discovery and potential future alternatives symbolize very low value of provide useful resource additions that may lengthen our multi-decade success on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.”
The Warka nicely was drilled by the Leiv Eiriksson drilling rig, which upon completion of the nicely will proceed to drill exploration nicely 6507/5-10 S (Slagugle) in manufacturing license 891, which is positioned 14 miles north-northeast of the Heidrun Field. ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS is operator of manufacturing license 891 with 80 % working curiosity and Pandion Energy AS holds 20 % working curiosity.
(Source: ConocpoPhillips – Image: Leiv Eiriksson and northern lights off the coast of Norway/Westcon/Egil Okland))
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