TOKYO, March 13 (Reuters) - JX Nippon Oil and Gas Exploration Corp said on Friday it had discovered new oil in the UK Central North Sea.
"The 22/16-6 (P1799 License) well on the Dalziel structure flowed at rates in excess of 8,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day," the company said in a statement. "The well is now being side-tracked to appraise the extent of this discovery."
GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd is the operator with a 30 percent stake. Others are JX and RWE Dea UK SNS Ltd, both 25 percent, and Total E&P UK Ltd with a 20 percent stake.
(Reporting by Osamu Tsukimori; Editing by Prateek Chatterjee)
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