Delineation of the 35/9-7 oil discovery

Wintershall, operator of production licence 418, is about to complete drilling of appraisal wells 35/9-10 S and A on the 35/9-7 oil discovery (Skarfjell).

The appraisal wells are being drilled in the North Sea, about 40 kilometres north of the Troll field and two kilometres southeast of the discovery well.

The objective of the two wells was to examine thickness, properties, fluid content and depth to the Upper Jurassic reservoir to define the extent of the discovery to the south, and clarify whether the discovery has a gas cap.

Preliminary calculations place the size of the discovery between 10 and 23 million Sm3 of recoverable oil and condensate, and between 8 and 15 billion Sm3 of recoverable gas.

 

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