Petro-Canada Appraises North Sea Discovery
Petro-Canada will plug and abandon appraisal well 34/4-13 S, in Production License 375, in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The purpose of the well was to delineate the oil find in 34/4-11, proven in 2010. The well found oil in the Statfjord formation, but the size of the discovery is unclear. A formation test was performed with a maximum production rate of 10,063 barrels of oil per day through a 28/64-inch choke. The NPD reported preliminary results from the well testing are positive. The well reached a vertical depth of 14,019 feet (4,273 meters) and terminated in the Lunde formation from the Late Triassic age. The West Alpha semisub drilled the well in a water depth of 1, 230 feet230 feet (375 meters).SubseaIQ provides focused, in-depth coverage of offshore field development activities around the world, with daily updates on hundreds of offshore fields and facilities. Click here to sign up for the free weekly email newsletter.