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1/6-2

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  • General information

    General information
    Attribute Value
    Wellbore name
    Official name of wellbore based on NPD guidelines for designation of wells and wellbores.
    1/6-2
    Type
    Wellbore type. Legal values: EXPLORATION, DEVELOPMENT, OTHER (see 'Purpose' for more information)
    EXPLORATION
    Purpose
    Final classification of the wellbore.

    Legal values for exploration wellbores:
    WILDCAT, APPRAISAL, WILDCAT-CCS, APPRAISAL-CCS.

    Legal values for development wellbores:
    OBSERVATION, PRODUCTION, INJECTION, INJECTION-CCS, OBSERVATION-CCS.

    Legal values for other wellbores:
    SOIL DRILLING (drilling in connection with track surveys and other subsurface surveys to investigate the soil conditions prior to placement of facilities),
    SHALLOW GAS (drilling to investigate shallow gas before the first 'real' drilling on the location),
    PILOT (drilling to investigate the geology and fluid connectors for location of the main wellbore),
    SCIENTIFIC (drilling according to Law of Scientific research and exploration),
    STRATIGRAPHIC (driling according to Law of Petroleum activities §2-1).
    WILDCAT
    Status
    Status for the wellbore. Legal values are:

    BLOWOUT: A blowout has occurred in the well.
    CLOSED: A development wellbore that has been closed in a shorter or longer periode. Also applies to development wellbores where drilling is completed, but production/injection has not yet been reported.
    DRILLING: The well is in the drilling phase - can be active drilling, logging, testing or plugging,
    JUNKED: The drilling operation has been terminated due to technical problems.
    P&A: Exploration: The well is plugged and abandoned, and can not be reentered for further use. Development wells: The production/injection from/to the well is stopped and the well is plugged. The wellhead is removed or else made unavailable for further well operations.
    PLUGGED: The wellbore has been plugged, but the upper parts of the wellbore can be re-used. A sidetrack might be drilled at a later stage.
    PRODUCING: It was produced from the wellbore at the time of the operators last monthly report to the NPD.
    INJECTING: It was injected to the wellbore at the time of the operators last monthly report to the NPD.
    PREDRILLED: The upper part of the well has been drilled, usually as part of a batch-drilling campaign covering several wellbores.
    RE-CLASS TO DEV: Exploration wellbore that is reclassified to a development wellbore.
    RE-CLASS TO TEST: Exploration wellbore that is reclassified to test production.
    SUSPENDED: The drilling operation in the wellbore has been temporarily stopped. The current plan is to continue drilling later on.
    P&A
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    Main area
    Name of the area on the Norwegian Continental Shelf where the wellbore is located. Legal values: BARENTS SEA, NORWEGIAN SEA, NORTH SEA.
    NORTH SEA
    Well name
    Official name of the parent well for the wellbore based on NPD guidelines for designation of wells and wellbores.
    1/6-2
    Seismic location
    Position of spud location on seismic survey lines. SP: shotpoint.
    Production licence
    Official designation of the production licence the wellbore was drilled or planned to be drilled from ( well head posistion).
    Drilling operator
    Name of the licensee starting the drilling operation on behalf of the active production license (well head position). This will usually equal the operator of the production license.
    A/S Norske Shell
    Drill permit
    The drilling permit number together with the version of the drilling permit as stated in the drilling permit granted by the NPD.
    78-L
    Drilling facility
    NPD's name of the facility which the wellbore was drilled from.
    Drilling days
    Number of days from wellbore entry to wellbore completion.
    46
    Entered date
    The date when he wellbore was spudded. For sidetracks: The date when new formation was drilled by kicking off from the mother-wellbore,
    28.11.1972
    Completed date
    Exploration wellbores from moveable facilities:
    For floating facilities - date when anchor handling is started. For jackups - date the jacking-down started. Exploration wellbores from fixed facilities and all development wellbores:
    Date when the wellbore is at total depth, and last casing, liner or screen is set. In case of immediate plugging of the wellbore, completed date equals the date the last plug i set in the wellbore.
    Date when the wellbore is at total depth, and last casing, liner or screen is set. In case of immediate plugging of the wellbore, completed date equals the date the last plug i set in the wellbore.
    12.01.1973
    Release date
    Date when raw data which has been reported to the authorities from the wellbore is not confidential any longer. Normally 2 years after finishing the drilling. May be earlier if the area of the production license is relinquished.
    12.01.1975
    Publication date
    Date quality control of the wellbore information was completed, so it can be published on the internet as a 'Well Data Summary Sheet' wellbore with more information available than other wellbores.
    15.06.2011
    Purpose - planned
    Pre-drill purpose of the wellbore. Legal values for exploration wellbores: WILDCAT, APPRAISAL, WILDCAT-CCS, APPRAISAL-CCS. Example of legal values for development wellbores: OBSERVATION, PRODUCTION, INJECTION.
    WILDCAT
    Reentry
    Status whether the wellbore has been re-entered (YES) or not (NO). Re-entered wellbores are not included in the count when wellbores are presented in statistical overviews.
    NO
    Content
    For exploration wellbores, status of discovery.

    Legal values:
    DRY, SHOWS (trace amounts of hydrocarbons), GAS, GAS/CONDENSATE, OIL or OIL/GAS.
    SHOWS (GAS SHOWS, OIL SHOWS or OIL/GAS SHOWS) are detected as fluorescent cut (organic extract), petroleum odour, or visual stain on cuttings or cores, or as increased gas reading on the mud-loggers gas detection equipment.
    Legal values for WILDCAT-CCS and APPRAISAL-CCS: WATER

    For development wellbores, type of produced/injected fluid.
    Legal values:
    WATER, CUTTINGS, NOT AVAILABLE, OIL, GAS/CONDENSATE, OIL/GAS, CO2, GAS, WATER/GAS, NOT APPLICABLE.
    SHOWS
    Discovery wellbore
    Indicator which tells if the wellbore made a new discovery. Legal values: YES, NO. Prior to press-release or other information regarding drilling results, the indicator will be “NO” as a default.
    NO
    Kelly bushing elevation [m]
    Elevation of the rotary kelly bushing (RKB) above mean sea level.
    36.0
    Water depth [m]
    Depth in metres betweem mean sea level and sea floor.
    69.0
    Total depth (MD) [m RKB]
    Total measured length of wellbore from kelly bushing to total depth (driller's depth).
    3383.0
    Bottom hole temperature [°C]
    Estimated temperature at final total depth of the wellbore. Shown only for released wells. See discription.
    70
    Oldest penetrated age
    Age (according to Geologic Time Scale 2004 by F. M. Gradstein, et al. (2004)) of the oldest penetrated formation. May differ from age at TD for example in deviated wellbores. Examples of legal values: CRETACEOUS, EARLY CRETACEOUS, LATE JURASSIC, EARLY PERMIAN, EARLY TRIASSIC, EOCENE.
    LATE CRETACEOUS
    Oldest penetrated formation
    Name of the oldest lithostratigraphic unit penetrated by the wellbore. Shown only for released wells. In most wellbores this is formation or group at total depth. May differ from formation or group at TD for example in wellbores drilled with high deviation or through faults. Examples of legal values: AMUNDSEN FM, BALDER FM, BASEMENT, BLODØKS FM, BRYNE FM, BURTON FM, COOK FM, DRAKE FM, DRAUPNE FM, EKOFISK FM, DUNLIN GP.
    HOD FM
    Geodetic datum
    Reference system for coordinates. Example of legal values: ED50.
    ED50
    NS degrees
    Geographic coordinate of the wellhead, north-south degrees.
    56° 33' 50.6'' N
    EW degrees
    Geographic coordinate of the wellhead, east-west degrees.
    2° 51' 53.2'' E
    NS UTM [m]
    Universal Transverse Mercator coordinate of the wellhead, north-south.
    6269008.06
    EW UTM [m]
    Universal Transverse Mercator coordinate of the wellhead, east-west.
    491689.32
    UTM zone
    Universal Transverse Mercator zone. Examples of legal values: 31, 32, 33, 34.
    31
    NPDID wellbore
    NPD's unique id for the wellbore.
    240
  • Wellbore history

    General
    Well 1/6-2 was drilled between the Albuskjell and Flyndre Fields in the Feda Graben of the North Sea. The primary objective was to evaluate the Danian and Maastrichtian Chalk prospects (Ekofisk and Tor Formations) of a prominent diapiric domal structure. The well was placed on the flank of the structure.
    Operations and results
    Wildcat well 1/6-2 was spudded with the jack-up installation Zapata Nordic on 28 November 1972 and drilled to TD at 3383 m in the Late Cretaceous Hod Formation. Some downtime recorded in the top hole was due to a defect 20" casing shoe and bad weather, otherwise operations went forth without significant problems. The maximum deviation down to 3226.6 m was 3.5 deg. The well was drilled with Sea water and viscous mud down to 460 m, with Shaletrol mud from 460 m to 2445 m, and with Unical mud from 2445 m to TD.
    In the Tertiary shale sequence potential reservoirs were limited to a few very thin (0.5 m or less) limestone or dolomite streaks. Top of the Chalk was encountered at 3024 m. The reservoir development in the Chalk was rather poor throughout, with the exception of a zone of ca 12 m in the Danian Ekofisk Formation having a porosity of about 26%. The Chalk formations were entirely water bearing as seen on the logs. However, weak hydrocarbon indications were observed in the Chalk (namely weak fluorescence and occasional slight oil staining), and relatively more abundant indications of oil staining and dead oil traces were recorded in the overlying Tertiary shales and interbedded carbonate layers.
    One core was cut from 3226.6 m to 3241.5 m in the Tor Formation. The core confirmed the generally dense nature of the Chalk in this section. No wire line fluid samples were taken.
    The well was permanently abandoned on 12 January 1973 as a dry well with shows.
    Testing
    No drill stem test was performed.
  • Cuttings at the NPD

    Cuttings at the NPD
    Cuttings available for sampling?
    YES
    Cuttings at the NPD
    Cutting sample, top depth [m]
    Cutting samples, bottom depth [m]
    182.88
    3383.28
  • Cores at the NPD

    Cores at the NPD
    Core sample number
    Core sample - top depth
    Core sample - bottom depth
    Core sample depth - uom
    1
    10584.8
    10633.6
    [ft ]
    Cores at the NPD
    Total core sample length [m]
    15.0
    Cores at the NPD
    Cores available for sampling?
    YES
  • Core photos

    Core photos
    Core photo at depth: 10584-10601ft
    Core photo at depth: 10601-10616ft
    Core photo at depth: 10616-10635ft
    Core photo at depth:  
    Core photo at depth:  
    10584-10601ft
    10601-10616ft
    10616-10635ft
  • Lithostratigraphy

    Lithostratigraphy
    Top depth [m]
    Lithostrat. unit
    105
    1759
    2895
    2895
    2902
    2906
    2951
    3024
    3024
    3090
    3295
  • Composite logs

    Composite logs
    Document name
    Document format
    Document size [MB]
    pdf
    0.40
  • Documents – reported by the production licence (period for duty of secrecy expired)

    Documents – reported by the production licence (period for duty of secrecy expired)
    Document name
    Document format
    Document size [MB]
    pdf
    1.94
    pdf
    20.82
  • Logs

    Logs
    Log type
    Log top depth [m]
    Log bottom depth [m]
    BGL
    550
    1530
    BGL
    1511
    2550
    BHC GR
    1511
    11077
    CBL
    3900
    8000
    CNL
    9800
    11113
    FDC
    9800
    11113
    HDT
    4009
    8035
    HDT
    8002
    11108
    ISF
    4021
    11106
    LL9
    8002
    11101
  • Casing and leak–off tests

    Casing and leak–off tests
    Casing type
    Casing diam.
    [inch]
    Casing depth
    [m]
    Hole diam.
    [inch]
    Hole depth
    [m]
    LOT/FIT mud eqv.
    [g/cm3]
    Formation test type
    CONDUCTOR
    30
    176.0
    36
    176.0
    0.00
    LOT
    SURF.COND.
    20
    460.0
    26
    466.0
    0.00
    LOT
    INTERM.
    13 3/8
    1219.0
    17 1/2
    1226.0
    0.00
    LOT
    INTERM.
    9 5/8
    2439.0
    12 1/4
    2445.0
    0.00
    LOT
    OPEN HOLE
    3383.0
    8 1/2
    3383.0
    0.00
    LOT
  • Drilling mud

    Drilling mud
    Depth MD [m]
    Mud weight [g/cm3]
    Visc. [mPa.s]
    Yield point [Pa]
    Mud type
    Date measured
    179
    0.00
    60.0
    11.0
    seawt/lign
    466
    0.00
    42.0
    11.0
    seawt/lign
    1225
    0.00
    37.0
    10.0
    seawt/lign
    2444
    0.00
    47.0
    9.0
    seawt/lign
    3383
    0.00
    48.0
    13.0
    seawt/lign