Det norske updates drilling progress offshore northern Norway

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

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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