Platform well proves more reserves in Gimle offshore Norway

Statoil has discovered hydrocarbons on the eastern flank of the Gimle field in the northern Norwegian North Sea.

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – Statoil has discovered hydrocarbons on the eastern flank of the Gimle field in the northern Norwegian North Sea.

Well 34/10-C-18 A was drilled from theGullfaks C platform in 220 m (722 ft) of water in production licenses 120 B/Gimle Unit.

It encountered petroleum in the Brent Group, Statfjord Group, and Lunde formation. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate estimates reserves in the range 0.2-1 MMcmoe recoverable.

The well was P&A’d and then side tracked as development well 34/10-C-18 B, for tie-in to the Gimle field.

05/09/2014

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