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1/9-1 Tommeliten Alpha
1/9-1 Tommeliten Alpha is a discovery near the border to the UK sector in the southern part of the Norwegian sector in the North Sea, 25 kilometres southwest of the Ekofisk field. The water depth is 75 metres. The discovery was proven in 1977. The reservoir contains gas and condensate in chalk in the Paleocene Ekofisk Formation and Upper Cretaceous Tor Formation. It lies at a depth of about 3000 metres. Four wells were drilled on the discovery, the last one in 2003. The development of Tommeliten Alpha has been stopped two times at the concept selection stage. In 2020, a concept for development as a tie-in to the Ekofisk Centre was selected. The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted in late 2021.
43850
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
15/12-21 (Grevling)
15/12-21 (Grevling) is a discovery in the central part of the North Sea, 15 kilometres south of the Sleipner Øst field. The water depth is 90 metres. Grevling was proven in 2009, and delineated by wells 15/12-21 A, 15/12-23 and 15/12-23 A. The discovery is situated above a large salt structure. The reservoir contains oil in sandstone of Late Triassic to Middle Jurassic age in the Skagerrak, Bryne, Sleipner and Hugin Formations. Various options are being evaluated for a combined development with the adjacent 15/12-18 S (Storskrymten) discovery. The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted by the end of 2022.
5490719
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
16/1-12 (Rolvsnes)
16/1-12 (Rolvsnes) is a discovery in the central part of the North Sea, just south of the Edvard Grieg field. The water depth is about 100 metres. The discovery was proven in 2009, and subsequently delineated by well 16/1-25 S in 2015 and 16/1-28 S in 2018. The reservoir contains oil in weathered and fractured granitic basement beneath a thin layer of Lower Cretaceous conglomerate. Rolvsnes is planned to be developed as a subsea tie-back to the Edvard Grieg field. In 2019, the authorities approved an application for one year of test production in order to better understand the performance of the complex basement reservoir. The test production is planned to start in 2021. Depending on the outcome of the test production and further work, a plan for development and operation (PDO) may be submitted in 2022.
17196400
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
17/12-1 Vette
17/12-1 Vette is a discovery in the southeastern part of the Norwegian sector in the North Sea, about 50 kilometres northwest of the Yme field. The water depth is 115 metres. Vette was proven in 1972 and delineated by appraisal well 17/12-4 in 2009. The reservoir is in Middle Jurassic sandstone in the Sandnes Formation, at a depth of about 2300 metres. A plan for development and operation (PDO) may be submitted in 2022.
43964
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
2/4-21 (King Lear)
2/4-21 (King Lear) is a discovery in the southern part of the Norwegian sector in the North Sea, 20 kilometres north of the Ekofisk field and 50 kilometres north of the Valhall field. The water depth is 70 metres. The discovery was proven in 2012 and delineated by appraisal wells 2/4-21 A in 2012 and 2/4-23 S in 2015. The reservoir contains gas and condensate in sandstone of Jurassic age in the Ula and Farsund Formations and has high pressure and high temperature (HPHT). The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted by the end of 2022.
21669700
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
24/9-12 S (Frosk)
24/9-12 S (Frosk) is a discovery in the central part of the North Sea, 28 kilometres south of the Alvheim field. The water depth is 120 metres. Frosk was proven in 2018, and delineated by appraisal well 24/9-12 A. The reservoir contains oil in sandstone of Paleocene age in the Heimdal Formation. Test production to Alvheim started in August 2019. The development solution will be a tie-back to the Alvheim production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) via the Bøyla template. The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted in 2021.
31140456
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
25/2-10 S (Frigg-GammaDelta)
25/2-10 S (Frigg-GammaDelta) is a discovery in the central North Sea, 20 kilometres east of the Frigg field. The water depth is 120 metres. The discovery was proven in 1986 on the Frigg Gamma structure. The reservoir contains oil and gas in sandstone of Eocene age in the Frigg Formation, at a depth of 1,900 metres. The resources also include the Frigg Delta structure, where well 25/2-17 drilled in 2009 proved oil at the same reservoir level. Various development solutions are being evaluated for Frigg-GammaDelta, which is being considered as part of a larger development in the area between the Oseberg and Alvheim fields.
2429169
26.02.2020
20.06.2021
25/2-18 S (Langfjellet)
25/2-18 S (Langfjellet) is a discovery in the central North Sea, 20 kilometres east of the Frigg field. The water depth is 120 metres. The discovery was proven in 2016. The reservoir contains oil and gas in Middle Jurassic sandstone in the Hugin Formation, at a depth of 3,500 metres. The discovery is being considered as part of a larger development in the area between the Oseberg and Alvheim fields.
28245710
26.02.2020
20.06.2021
25/2-5 Lille Frøy
25/2-5 Lille Frøy is a discovery in the central part of the North Sea, 20 kilometres southeast of the Frigg field. The water depth is 120 metres. The discovery was proven in 1976. The reservoir contains oil and gas in sandstone of Middle Jurassic age in the Hugin Formation and Late Triassic age in the Statfjord Group, at depths of 3,300 and 3,600 metres, respectively. Lille Frøy is being considered as part of a larger development in the area between the Oseberg and Alvheim fields.
44246
26.02.2020
20.06.2021
25/4-2 (Trine)
25/4-2 (Trine) is a discovery in the central part of the North Sea, five kilometres east of the Heimdal field. The water depth is 120 metres. The discovery was proven in 1973. The reservoir contains oil in sandstone of Paleocene age in the Heimdal Formation, at a depth of 2150 metres. A joint development with the 25/5-9 (Trell) discovery as a subsea tie-back to the Alvheim field is being evaluated. The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted in 2022.
21076955
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
25/5-9 (Trell)
25/5-9 (Trell) is a discovery in the central part of the North Sea, ten kilometres east of the Heimdal field. The water depth is 120 metres. The discovery was proven in 2014. The reservoir contains oil in sandstone of Paleocene age in the Heimdal Formation, at a depth of 2200 metres. A joint development with the 25/4-2 (Trine) discovery as a subsea tie-back to the Alvheim field is being evaluated. The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted in 2022.
24567425
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
3/7-8 S (Trym Sør)
3/7-8 S (Trym Sør) is a discovery in the North Sea straddling the sector boundary between Norway and Denmark, less than two kilometres south of the Trym field. The water depth is 65 metres. Trym Sør was proven in 2013. The reservoir contains oil and gas in sandstone of Jurassic age in the Bryne and Sandnes Formations. Development of the discovery with a production well drilled from the existing template on the Trym field is being evaluated.
23286464
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
30/11-7 (Fulla)
30/11-7 (Fulla) is a discovery in the central part of the North Sea, ten kilometres northeast of the Frigg field. The water depth is 110 metres. The discovery was proven in 2009. The reservoir contains gas and condensate in Middle Jurassic sandstone in the Ness Formation and lies at a depth of 4,000 metres. Various development solutions are being evaluated for Fulla, which is being considered as part of a larger development in the area between the Oseberg and Alvheim fields.
5490395
26.02.2020
20.06.2021
30/11-8 S (Krafla)
30/11-8 S (Krafla) is a discovery in the central part of the North Sea, 35 kilometres south of the Oseberg field. The water depth is 110 metres. The discovery was proven in 2011. During extensive drilling campaigns in 2014 and 2016, a total of 11 discoveries were proven in the Krafla, Askja and Central area, which extends over 200 square kilometres. The reservoirs contain gas and oil in Middle Jurassic sandstone of the Brent Group at depths of 3,200-3,650 metres. Various development solutions are being evaluated for Krafla, which is being considered as part of a larger development in the area between the Oseberg and Alvheim fields.
20460100
26.02.2020
20.06.2021
31/7-1 (Brasse)
31/7-1 (Brasse) is a discovery in the northern part of the North Sea, 13 kilometres south of the Brage field and 13 kilometres southeast of the Oseberg Field Center. The water depth is 120 metres. The discovery was proven in 2016 and delineated by four wells in the period from 2017 to 2019. The reservoir contains oil with a gas cap in the Upper Jurassic Sognefjord Formation. Development concepts with subsea tie-back to the Brage or Oseberg facilities are being evaluated. The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted in 2022.
28222384
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
34/6-2 S (Garantiana)
34/6-2 S (Garantiana) is a discovery in the northern part of the North Sea, 15 kilometres north of the Visund field. The water depth is 380 metres. The discovery was proven in 2012 and delineated in 2014. The reservoir contains oil in sandstone of Early Jurassic age in the Cook Formation. Development solutions with subsea tie-back to the Snorre B platform or the Visund platform are being evaluated. In 2021, an exploration well will be drilled to a separate structure just west of Garantiana. The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted in 2022.
22506411
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
35/12-2 (Grosbeak)
35/12-2 S (Grosbeak) is a discovery in the northern part of the North Sea, 23 kilometres south of the Gjøa field. The water depth is 360 metres. Grosbeak was proven in 2009, and delineated by appraisal wells 35/11-21 A and 35/11-21 S in 2018. The reservoirs contain gas and condensate in sandstone of Late Jurassic age in the Sognefjord Formation, and oil in sandstone of Late and Middle Jurassic age in the Fensfjord Formation and Brent Group. Various options are being evaluated for a development. Grosbeak will either be developed as a subsea tie-back to an existing installation or with a stand-alone production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO). The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted by the end of 2022.
5818175
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
35/2-1 (Peon)
35/2-1 (Peon) is a discovery in the northern part of the North Sea, 60 kilometres northwest of the Gjøa field. The water depth is 370 metres. The discovery was proven in 2005 and delineated by well 35/2-2 in 2009. The reservoir contains extremely dry gas. It lies only 210 m below the sea floor in homogeneous, mostly unconsolidated Pleistocene sand. Various development solutions are being evaluated.
3465397
26.02.2020
20.06.2021
6406/2-1 Lavrans
6406/2-1 Lavrans is a discovery in the central part of the Norwegian Sea, 10 kilometres southeast of the Kristin field. The water depth is 280 metres. Lavrans was proven in 1995 and later delineated by several appraisal wells. The reservoir contains gas and condensate in the Ile and Tofte Formations of Early to Middle Jurassic age. It is tight and has relatively high pressure and high temperature (HPHT). The Tilje, Garn and Åre Formations also contain hydrocarbons. The CO2 and H2S content in the gas is relatively high. A joint tie-back of Lavrans and other marginal discoveries nearby to the Kristin field is being matured. The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted in 2021.
44834
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
6406/9-1 Linnorm
6406/9-1 Linnorm is a discovery in the central part of the Norwegian Sea, 50 kilometres northwest of the Draugen field. The water depth is 300 metres. The discovery was proven in 2005 and delineated in 2007. The reservoir contains relatively dry gas with a high CO2 and H2S content. It is a complex and challenging reservoir with high pressure and high temperature (HPHT). The reservoir is in the Ile, Tofte and Tilje Formations of Early to Middle Jurassic age, and has variable quality. Different development solutions are being evaluated, including subsea tie-back or a stand-alone development.
3435686
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
6407/2-5 S (Nona)
6407/2-5 S (Nona) is a discovery on Haltenbanken in the eastern part of the Norwegian Sea, 10 kilometres south of the Midgard structure on the Åsgard field. The water depth is 250 metres. Nona was proven in 2009. The reservoir is in Middle Jurassic sandstone and contains oil in the Ile Formation and gas in the Garn Formation, and lies at a depth of 2750 metres. The most likely development solution is a combined tie-back of several discoveries in the eastern part of Haltenbanken to the Åsgard B facility. The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted in late 2022.
17115700
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
6407/2-6 S (Flyndretind)
6407/2-6 S (Flyndretind) is a discovery on Haltenbanken in the eastern part of the Norwegian Sea, four kilometres northwest of the Mikkel field. The water depth is 250 metres. The discovery was proven in 2010. The reservoir contains gas and condensate in Lower and Middle Jurassic sandstone in the Tilje and Tofte Formations, at a depth of 2900 metres. The most likely development solution is a combined tie-back of several discoveries in the eastern part of Haltenbanken to the Åsgard B facility. The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted in late 2022.
18104628
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
6407/6-6 Mikkel Sør
6407/6-6 Mikkel Sør is a discovery on Haltenbanken in the eastern part of the Norwegian Sea, eight kilometres south of the Mikkel field. The water depth is 230 metres. Mikkel Sør was proven in 2008 and includes the 6407/6-7 S discovery, proven in 2009. The Mikkel Sør reservoirs contain gas and condensate in Middle Jurassic sandstone in the Ile and Garn Formations and lie at a depth of 2100-2230 metres. The 6407/6-7 S reservoir contains gas and condensate in Upper Jurassic sandstone in the Garn Formation and lies at a depth of 2800 metres. The most likely development solution is a combined tie-back of several discoveries in the eastern part of Haltenbanken to the Åsgard B facility. The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted in late 2022.
4972665
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
6407/9-9 (Hasselmus)
6407/9-9 (Hasselmus) is a discovery in the southern part of the Norwegian Sea, seven kilometres northwest of the Draugen field. The water depth is 250 metres. The discovery was proven in 1999. The reservoir contains gas in sandstone of Early Jurassic age in the Ror and Ile Formations . It lies in shoreface and tidal channel deposits and has good quality. The discovery is planned as a tie-back to the Draugen platform. The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted in 2021.
110258
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
6506/12-3 (Lysing)
6506/12-3 (Lysing) is a discovery in the Haltenbanken area of the Norwegian Sea. The water depth is 240-300 metres. The discovery was proven in 1985. Lysing is situated above the reservoirs of the Smørbukk South deposit on the Åsgard field. The reservoir contains gas in Upper Cretaceous sandstone in the Lysing Formation and lies at a depth of 3100 metres. The discovery is planned to be included in the Åsgard development and will use the existing infrastructure on Smørbukk South which is tied-back to the Åsgard facilities. The plan is to start production in 2021.
116294
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
6506/9-2 S (Fogelberg)
6506/9-2 S (Fogelberg) is a discovery on Haltenbanken in the Norwegian Sea, 10 kilometres north of the Åsgard field. The water depth is 280 metres. The discovery was proven in 2010 and delineated in 2018. The reservoir contains gas and condensate in sandstone of Middle to Late Jurassic age in the Ile and Garn Formations. It has high temperature and lies at a depth of 4300-4380 metres. The most likely development solution is a tie-back to the Åsgard B facility. The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted in 2022.
18086230
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
6507/11-6 Sigrid
6507/11-6 (Sigrid) is a discovery on Haltenbanken in the eastern part of the Norwegian Sea, three kilometres west of the Midgard structure on the Åsgard field. The water depth is 290 metres. Sigrid was proven in 2001. The reservoir contains gas and condensate in Middle Jurassic sandstone in the Garn Formation at a depth of 3000 metres. The most likely development solution is a combined tie-back of several discoveries in the eastern part of Haltenbanken to the Åsgard B facility. The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted in late 2022.
1630057
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
6507/11-9 (Natalia)
6507/11-9 (Natalia) is a discovery on Haltenbanken in the eastern part of the Norwegian Sea, five kilometres north of the Midgard structure on the Åsgard field. The water depth is 280 metres. Natalia was proven in 2008. The reservoir contains gas in Middle Jurassic sandstone in the Garn Formation at a depth of 2600 metres. The most likely development solution is a combined tie-back of several discoveries in the eastern part of Haltenbanken to the Åsgard B facility. The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted in late 2022.
4972689
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
6507/3-8 (Gjøk)
6507/3-8 (Gjøk) is a discovery in the Norwegian Sea, two kilometres southwest of the Norne field. The water depth is 380 metres. The discovery was proven in 2009. The reservoir contains gas with a thin oil leg in Lower to Middle Jurassic sandstone in the Båt and Fangst Groups. The discovery is planned to be developed as a satellite to the Norne field and will utilise the gas processing capacity on the Norne production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO).
17341840
26.02.2020
20.06.2021
6608/10-17 S (Cape Vulture)
6608/10-17 S (Cape Vulture) is a discovery in the northern part of the Norwegian Sea, five kilometres north of the Norne field. The water depth is 375 metres. Cape Vulture was proven in 2017, and delineated by appraisal wells 6608/10-18, 6608/10-18 A and 6608/10-18 B in 2018. The reservoir contains oil and gas in sandstone of Cretaceous age in the Lange Formation. The discovery is planned tied-back to the Norne production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO). The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted in late 2022.
28975188
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
6705/10-1 (Asterix)
6705/10-1 (Asterix) is a discovery in the Vøring Basin in the Norwegian Sea, 70 kilometres west of the Aasta Hansteen field. The water depth is 1330 metres. The discovery was proven in 2009. The reservoir contains gas in turbiditic sandstone of Late Cretaceous age in the Springar Formation, at a depth of 3200 metres. The development solution is a 4-slot subsea template tied-back to the Aasta Hansteen platform. A plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted in 2022.
5466760
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
7120/12-2 (Alke Sør)
7120/12-2 (Alke Sør) is a discovery in the southern Barents Sea, 54 kilometres south of the Snøhvit field and 55 kilometres west of the Goliat field. The water depth is 160 metres. The discovery was proven in 1981. The reservoirs contain gas and condensate in sandstone of Late Triassic and Jurassic age in the Snadd and Stø Formations, at a depth of 1900 metres. Processing capacity for third-party use at the onshore facility at Melkøya will most likely not be available before around 2040. Alternative development scenarios, including gas transport options from the Barents Sea, are therefore being considered.
45002
19.02.2021
20.06.2021
7324/8-1 (Wisting)
7324/8-1 (Wisting) is a discovery in the Barents Sea, 300 kilometres off the northern coast of Norway. The water depth is 400 metres. The discovery was proven in 2013 and was subsequently delineated by wells 7324/7-3 S and 7324/8-3 in 2016 and 2017, respectively. The reservoir is highly segmented and contains oil in sandstone of Late Triassic age in the Fruholmen Formation and of Early Jurassic age in the Nordmela and Stø Formations. The discovery will most likely be developed as a stand-alone development. The plan for development and operation (PDO) is expected to be submitted by the end of 2022.
23761893
19.02.2021
20.06.2021