Maersk reports HP/HT discovery offshore Denmark

Maersk Oil has discovered hydrocarbons in the Xana prospect in the Danish North Sea.

Maersk Oil Xana prospect in the Danish North Sea
Maersk Oil Xana prospect in the Danish North Sea

Offshore staff

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Maersk Oil has discovered hydrocarbons in the Xana prospect in the Danish North Sea.

The jackupNoble Sam Turner spudded the high-pressure/high-temperature Xana-1X well last December in 68 m (223 ft) of water license 9/95 in the northern part of the Danish sector. The well, which reached TD of 5,071 m (16,637 ft), is currently being P&A’d.

“At present the partners are in the process of assessing the technical and commercial implications of the discovery and looking at potential follow-up,” said Martin Rune Pedersen, managing director of Maersk Oil’s Danish Business Unit.

Partners are Dong E&P, Nordsøfonden, Noreco Oil Denmark, and Danoil Exploration.

05/12/2015

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