Equinor spuds Verbier appraisal well

Equinor has started drilling operations on Verbier appraisal well in the UK North Sea using the semi-submersible rig West Phoenix.

The drilling operations on the Verbier appraisal have been postponed several times, finally landing on the first quarter 2019 date.

The well 20/05b-14 is on UK Seaward License P2170, Blocks 20/5b & 21/1d operated by Equinor with a 70% interest.

The co-venturers in the P2170 License are Jersey Oil & Gas with a 18% interest and CIECO V&C (UK) Limited with the remaining 12% interest.

Jersey said on Monday that initial operator estimates of gross recoverable resources associated with the Verbier discovery are between 25 and 130 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe) with an estimated mean of 69mmboe. The purpose of the planned appraisal well program is to refine the potential volume range in the discovery.

Andrew Benitz, CEO of Jersey Oil & Gas, commented: “Further to the Verbier oil discovery announced in October 2017, we are delighted to announce that drilling operations to appraise Verbier have now commenced and look forward to participating in a safe and successful well program, with well results expected by mid Q2 2019.”

Share this article

Follow Offshore Energy Today

Events>

<< Sep 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 1 2 3 4 5 6

OilComm 2019

OilComm is a place where major players in energy, maritime, and transportation communities come together…

read more >

Uganda International Oil and Gas Summit 2019

Uganda International Oil & Gas Summit will once again examine the industry’s developments…

read more >

Argentina Oil and Gas Expo 2019

The Argentine Oil and Gas Institute (IAPG) organizes the Argentina Oil & Gas Expo bringing together the most…

read more >

OEE Conference & Exhibition 2019

OEE2019 is organised by Ocean Energy Europe, the industry association representing ocean energy in Europe.

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply