Dry well on Dovregubben

This article originates from the news archive of Det norske.

21. February 2011

Det norske oljeselskap ASA is about to plug and abandon exploration well 6305/9-2 on the Dovregubben prospect in PL 468.

Det norske oljeselskap ASA is about to plug and abandon exploration well 6305/9-2 on the Dovregubben prospect in PL 468. The well did not encounter any hydrocarbons. Additional information about the well will be released by the NPD shortly.

Bilde074Dovregubben was drilled with the semi submersible drilling rig Aker Barents. The rig will upon completion of the drilling operation on Dovregubben, mobilise to PL 522, where it will drill the Gullris prospect.

PL 522 is operated by BG Group and Det norske holds a 20 percent interest in the license.

About Det norske:
Det norske is the second-largest operating company on the Norwegian Continental Shelf both considering number of operatorships, exploration- and drilling activity. The aggressive exploration program is the largest an independent Norwegian company has ever conducted on the NCS. Det norske runs its activities in a safe and responsible manner in close cooperation with the authorities. Det norske will in 2011 participate in over 10 drilling operations as partner or as operator.

Det norske currently employs a staff of around 200. The company`s registered office is located in Trondheim. The company also has offices in Oslo, Harstad, and Stavanger. Det norske is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (DETNOR).