Det Norske exits Ulvetanna after dry hole

Det norske oljeselskap’s latest exploratory well in the Norwegian North Sea was dry.

Offshore staff

TRONDHEIM, Norway – Det norske oljeselskap’s latest exploratory well in the Norwegian North Sea was dry.

The jackupMaersk Guardian drilled well 3/4-2S in 51 m (167 ft) water depth on the Ulvetanna prospect in license PL 356, 20 km (12.4 mi) north of the DONG-operated Trym field.

The aim was to prove petroleum in Cretaceous reservoir rock. The estimated main reservoir, the Tor formation, was encountered in the well, but contained no hydrocarbons.

Maersk Guardian now heads to PL 497 (Geite) in the North Sea to drill wildcat well 7/11-13 for Det Norske.

8/14/2012

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