Centrica Makes Minor Gas Discovery near Aasta Hansteen

Centrica Resources Norge has made a minor gas discovery near the Aasta Hansteen field in the Norwegian Sea, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate reported Monday.

According to the NPD, Centrica is about to complete drilling wildcat well 6707/10-3S. Preliminary calculations of the size of the discovery are between 71 and 283 billion cubic feet of recoverable gas.

The well is the first exploration well in production license 528B, which was awarded in Norway's 21st licensing round. It is located about 13 miles northeast of Aasta Hansteen.



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