New Oil Discovery in the Barents Sea

Source Press Release
Company Var Energi ASAEquinor ASA 
Tags Discovery, Upstream Activities
Date February 09, 2023

 Vår Energi confirms the discovery of oil in the operated 7122/8-1S Countach well in PL229 (Goliat), north-west of Hammerfest. 

The well is currently drilled to 2 958m measured depth and oil has been encountered in the Realgrunnen and Kobbe formations. A sidetrack is planned to better define the size of the discovery. Extensive data is being collected for further assessment. Updated information about volume estimates will be released in due course.  

Vår Energi is the operator with a 65% equity share.  Equinor holds the remaining 35%. 

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