Det norske updates drilling progress offshore northern Norway

Det norske oljeselskap says it has identified hydrocarbon shows during exploration drilling in the Barents Sea.

Feb 10th, 2014

Offshore staff

TRONDHEIM, Norway – Det norske oljeselskap says it has identified hydrocarbon shows during exploration drilling in the Barents Sea.

Operations continue on the 7222/11-2 well on theLanglitinden prospect in license PL 659.

The aim is to prove hydrocarbons in the Kobbe formation on the Bjarmeland platform. The same structure was drilled in 2008, 6 km (3.7 mi) away, with the well encountering oil and gas in the Snadd and Kobbe formations.

02/10/2014

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