GDF Suez proves oil in Dalziel in North Sea

GDF Suez E&P and its partners have discovered oil in the Dalziel structure in block 22/16 in the UK central North Sea.

Transocean Galaxy II
Transocean Galaxy II

Offshore staff

LONDON – GDF Suez E&P and its partners have discovered oil in the Dalziel structure in block 22/16 in the UK central North Sea.

The jackupTransocean Galaxy II drilled the 22/16-6 well, which flowed at rates of more than 8,000 boe/d. The well is currently being side tracked to appraise the extent of the discovery. Block 22/16 is part of GDF Suez-operated license P.1799.

Last year the company proved hydrocarbons in theMarconi structure in the same sector.

Co-venturers are RWE DEA UK SNS, JX Nippon Exploration and Production (U.K.), and Total E&P UK.

03/12/2015

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