Wintershall well probes for gas on Mjøsa offshore Norway

The semisubmersible Transocean Arctic has spudded an exploration well on the Mjøsa gas prospect on the Norwegian Sea.

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – The semisubmersible Transocean Arctic has spudded an exploration well on the Mjøsa gas prospect on the Norwegian Sea.

According to partner Bridge Energy, well 6406/6-3 is 10 km (6.2 mi) northeast of Norske Shell’s Linnorm discovery in the Haltenbanken area. It is targeting Lower and Middle Jurassic reservoirs.

Wintershall is operator – the other partners are Maersk, Petoro, VNG, and Tullow.

4/15/2013

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