OSLO, Norway – Statoil Petroleum has proven a new gas accumulation close to the Heidrun field complex in the Norwegian Sea.
The well encountered an 80-m (262-ft) gas column in the Åre formation in the Båt Group, of which 35 m was in good-quality sandstone reservoir.
The NPD estimates recoverable volumes in the range of 0.7-1.2 bcm. The PL124 licensees will consider a tie-in through Heidrun’s existing infrastructure.
The Deepsea Bergen next drillswildcat well 33/9-22 S in PL 881 in the Norwegian North Sea for Wellesley Petroleum.