DNO says North Sea well dry

Exploration well 24/12-6S T2 in PL 341 of the North Sea is dry, according to Det norske oljeselskap ASA.

Offshore staff

TRONDHEIM, Norway -- Exploration well 24/12-6S T2 in PL 341 of the North Sea is dry, according to Det norske oljeselskap ASA. The primary target Upper Jurassic at 4,330 m (14,206 ft) found thin sandstone with no hydrocarbons.

The secondary Mid-Jurassic target at 4,870 m (15,978 ft) found some low-porosity sandstone with hydrocarbon indications which were not possible to verify in quantity.

The well is to be permanently P&A’d.

12/15/2010

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