Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 348 B, is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat wells 6407/8-6 and 6407/8-6 A. The wells proved oil.
The wells were drilled about 4 kilometres west of the Hyme field and 15 kilometres northeast of the Njord field in the Norwegian Sea.
Preliminary estimates place the size of the discovery between 9 and 16 million Sm3 recoverable oil equivalents. The well was not formation-tested, but extensive data acquisition and sampling have been carried out.
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