Result on Geitungen appraisal well

This article originates from the news archive of Det norske.

27. March 2014

Det norske oljeselskap ASA is as partner in production licence 265, in the process of completing the drilling of appraisal well 16/2-19, on the northern margin of the Johan Sverdrup field.

The well encountered a gross oil column of 4.5 metres in sandstones believed to represent the Statfjord Formation. The partnership has decided to drill a sidetrack well approximately 1,000 metres to the southwest, with objective to clarify the northern extent of the Johan Sverdrup main reservoir of the Draupne Formation sandstones.

The licensees in production licence 265 are Statoil (operator, 40 percent), Petoro AS (30 percent), Det norske oljeselskap ASA (20 percent), Lundin Norway AS (10 percent).

Read more about the Johan Sverdrup field here.

Johan Sverdrup area