Drilling under way at Ogna offshore Norway

The jackup Maersk Guardian has spudded an exploration well on the Ogna prospect in the North Sea for Lundin Norway.

Offshore staff

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – The jackup Maersk Guardian has spudded an exploration well on the Ogna prospect in the North Sea for Lundin Norway.

Well 8/5-1 is being drilled on license PL453S, 65 km (40 mi) from the BP Norge-operatedUla field. The main aim is to prove hydrocarbons in Upper to Middle Jurassic reservoirs. Lundin believes Ogna could hold prospective resources of 156 MMboe.

Planned TD is 2,444 m (8,018 ft) below mean sea level. Drilling is expected to last about 50 days.

Partners are Det norske oljeselskap, Noreco, and VNG Norge.

1/14/2013

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