Faroe Petroleum Norge AS is about to complete drilling of wildcat well 6507/10-2 S. The well was drilled about 13 kilometres south of the Heidrun platform.
Preliminary estimation of the size of the discovery is between 1 and 2.5 million Sm3 of recoverable oil equivalents. The other exploration targets in the Ile and Tilje formations are aquiferous. Further delineation of the discovery will be considered.
This is the first exploration well in production licence 645. The licence was awarded in APA 2011.