Lundin Kicks Off Espevaer Appraisal Offshore Norway

Transocean Leader
(Click to Enlarge)

Statoil has kicked-off appraisal drilling on well 16/2-10 on the Espevaer/Aldous Major South structure in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.

The operator states that the Espevaer prospect will explore the northern continuation of the Aldous Major South discovery and the western extension of the Avaldsnes discovery in PL 501. The main objective of the well is the sandstone reservoir of Upper Jurassic age. The planned total depth of the well is 6,995 feet (2,132 meters), and the Transocean Leader semisub is performing the drilling operations.

The well lies in Production License 265. Partners in the license include Statoil (operator, 40%), Petoro (30%), Det norske (20%) and Lundin (10%).  

continue reading the full article

For More Information on the Offshore Rig Fleet:
RigLogix can provide the information that you need about the offshore rig fleet, whether you need utilization and industry trends or detailed reports on future rig contracts. Subscribing to RigLogix will allow you to access dozens of prebuilt reports and build your own custom reports using hundreds of available data columns. For more information about a RigLogix subscription, visit

Our Privacy Pledge

Most Popular Articles

From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Field Maintenance Controls Technician
Expertise: Maintenance Technician|Rig Mechanic
Location: Eighty Four, PA
Maintenance Supervisor - Drilling
Expertise: Maintenance Manager|Rig Mechanic
Location: Eighty Four, PA
Whipstock Welder
Expertise: Rig Welder|Welding|Workshop
Location: Lafayette, LA
search for more jobs

Brent Crude Oil : $51.78/BBL 0.77%
Light Crude Oil : $50.85/BBL 0.83%
Natural Gas : $2.99/MMBtu 4.77%
Updated in last 24 hours