Don't display this message again [x]

Dear User,

On March 28, 2015 OilCareers and Rigzone will be coming together to provide you with access to the world’s largest resource for Oil and Gas news, jobs and industry insights.

We have recently updated our Terms & Conditions to accommodate these changes. Please read them carefully. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. These Terms and Conditions are effective as of March 30, 2015.

Finance & Investing
News Services
Newsletters
Get free industry updates via email.
Daily News
Weekly News
Equipment Updates
Weekly Job Register
Monthly Event Guide
Our privacy
pledge.


advertisement

Lundin Completes Johan Sverdrup Appraisal Well

change text size

Sweden's Lundin Petroleum reported Monday that it has completed the drilling of appraisal well 16/2-16 on the Johan Sverdrup discovery in production license 501 of the Norwegian North Sea.

The well – drilled on the northeastern flank of the discovery around 2 miles from the discovery well (16/2-6) – met its main objectives of establishing the depth to the top reservoir, as well as the quality of the reservoir, the oil-water contact depth and the aquifer quality. The top of the reservoir was located at 6,312 feet below mean sea level and the oil-water contact at 6,315 feet below mean sea level. A total of 49 feet of sand was found in a 197-foot Jurassic sequence.

The well will now be sidetracked approximately 3,280 feet to the west in order to improve the understanding of the lateral variations in reservoir qualitites and the relation between the oil-water contact in the 16/2-10, 16/2-16 and 16/2-13A wells.

Wells 16/2-16 and 16/2-16A are being drilled with the Transocean Winner (DW semisub) rig.

Lundin Norway is the operator of PL501, with a 40-percent interest. Partners Statoil and Maersk Oil Norway hold 40 percent and 20 percent respectively.
 

 



Have a news tip? Share it with Rigzone!
Email news@rigzone.com

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Post a Comment Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.

Related Companies
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 www.riglogix.com.

More from this Author
Rigzone Staff
e-mail us at news@rigzone.com
 -  Aker Appoints New Business Heads (Mar 27)
 -  OGDCL Discovers Oil at Palli Deep-1 We... (Mar 26)
 -  Swiber Lands $405.6M Contracts, Includ... (Mar 26)
 -  Genel Raises Debt to Fund Kurdistan St... (Mar 26)
 -  Alam Maritim's JV Deepsea to Acquire O... (Mar 25)
Most Popular Articles
From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Subsea Controls - Engineering Manager
Expertise: Instrument & Controls Engineer|Subsea Engineering
Location: Houston, TX
 
Millwright- Great Job Offer
Expertise: Machinist|Mechanic|Motorman
Location: Baytown, TX
 
Materials Coordinator (Drillship in Gulf of Mexico)
Expertise: Materials Management |Storeman
Location: Gulf of Mexico
 
search for more jobs