The well, drilled to a vertical depth of 1,569 m below the seabed by the West Hercules semisubmersible rig, encountered a 15-m oil column in a Triassic sandstone reservoir, Equinor said in a news release.
Powder River Basin exploratory tests, Continental Resources Meramec well and an offshore Norway discovery top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.
Cimarex Meramec wells, Marathon Three Forks discoveries plus ConocoPhillips Alaska drilling permits top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.
A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker carrying a cargo from the Yamal LNG plant has spent this week making its way through Arctic waters north of Russia towards Asia, marking the first voyage of the 2019 summer season across the Northern Sea Route.
In total, Oil Search will have spent $850 million to buy Armstrong Oil and Gas’ stake in a massive North Slope discovery the Denver-based independent made with Repsol in 2017.