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7220/11-1 (Alta)

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  • General information

    General information
    Attribute Value
    Discovery name
    Discovery name used by NPD
    7220/11-1 (Alta)
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    Current activity status
    Current activity status of the discovery. Legal values:"Producing" , "Production is unlikely" ,"Shut down","Production likely, but unclarified","Included in other discovery","Approved for production","Production in clarification phase","Production not evaluated","Decided for production".
    Production in clarification phase
    Discovery wellbore
    Name of the wellbore which made the discovery.
    Discovery year
    The year the discovery was made
    2014
    NPDID discovery
    NPD's unique id for discoveries
    25288497
  • Located in

    Located in
    Nation code
    Block name
    NO
    7220/11
    NO
    7120/2
    NO
    7120/2
  • Owner – current (main)

    Owner – current (main)
    Owner kind
    Owner name
    PRODUCTION LICENSE
  • Operatorship – current

    Operatorship – current
    Company name
  • Description

    Description
    Text
    Date updated
    7220/11-1 (Alta) is a discovery in the southern Barents Sea, approximately 60 kilometres south of the Johan Castberg field. The water depth is 380 metres. Alta was proven in 2014 and delineated by several wells between 2015 to 2018. The reservoir contains oil and gas in carbonates of Late Carboniferous/Early Permian age in the Gipsdalen Group, at a depth of 1,900 metres. Alternative development solutions, including tie-back to Goliat or Johan Castberg, are under evaluation.
    27.01.2022
  • Wellbores – exploration

    Wellbores – exploration
    Wellbore name
    Entered date
    Completed date
    Purpose
    Status
    Content
    05.08.2014
    17.10.2014
    WILDCAT
    P&A
    OIL/GAS
    24.03.2015
    03.05.2015
    APPRAISAL
    P&A
    GAS
    03.05.2015
    14.06.2015
    APPRAISAL
    P&A
    OIL/GAS
    14.06.2015
    02.09.2015
    APPRAISAL
    P&A
    OIL/GAS
    02.09.2015
    29.09.2015
    APPRAISAL
    SUSPENDED
    OIL/GAS
    27.07.2016
    10.10.2016
    APPRAISAL
    P&A
    OIL/GAS
    10.05.2017
    17.07.2017
    APPRAISAL
    P&A
    OIL/GAS
    18.07.2017
    28.08.2017
    APPRAISAL
    P&A
    OIL/GAS
    06.04.2018
    08.10.2018
    APPRAISAL
    PLUGGED
    OIL/GAS
  • Wellbores – development

    Wellbores – development
    Wellbore name
    Entered date
    Completed date
    Purpose
    Status
    Content
  • The NPD resource estimates (Norwegian share)

    The NPD resource estimates (Norwegian share)
    No estimates are given for discoveries with Resource class «Production is unlikely» (resource class code RC6).
    Resource updated date: 31.12.2021
    The NPD resource estimates (Norwegian share)
    Resource category
    Rec. oil
    [mill Sm3]
    Rec. gas
    [bill Sm3]
    Rec. NGL
    [mill tonn]
    Rec. cond.
    [mill Sm3]
    Rec. oil eq.
    [mill OE]
    0
    0.11
    0.00
    0.00
    0.00
    0.11
    4F
    9.33
    0.00
    0.00
    0.00
    9.33
    5F
    3.25
    0.00
    0.00
    0.00
    3.25
    7F
    0.00
    6.70
    0.00
    0.00
    6.70
    The NPD resource estimates (Norwegian share)