Drilling operations on the Chrysaor-operated Jerv exploration effectively 15/12-25 commenced at the moment 18th February. The effectively, in manufacturing licence PL973, targets a prospect near the UK border within the southern North Sea. The effectively might be drilled by the COSLInnovator rig as the primary effectively of a two-well programme together with the Ilder effectively 15/12-26. A contingent side-track and effectively testing could also be carried out to guage any discovery.
OKEA holds a 30% working curiosity within the licence which was awarded within the APA 2018 licensing spherical. The licence lies instantly south of the OKEA-operated Grevling and Storskrymten discoveries. An early drill determination was taken in PL973 to speed up identification of extra assets within the space to help these ongoing discipline growth plans.
“The Jerv and Ilder wells are OKEA’s first exploration wells since 2019 and we’re excited to see what outcomes they create, particularly as found assets might help additional maturation of the Grevling venture’’ says Andrew McCann, SVP Subsurface & Wells in OKEA. “We have a 3rd exploration effectively to be drilled later within the yr on PL1060 and we hope that collectively they may present assets to construct our asset base additional.“
Chrysaor Norge AS is operator of PL973 with 50% WI; the opposite licensee is Petoro AS with 20%.
Okea, based mostly in Trondheim, Norway, is a developer and operator of small fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Okea has pursuits in Draugen, Gjoa, Ivar Aasen, Grevling and Yme.
(Source: OKEA, Chrysaor – Image: COSL Innovator/COSL)
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