8,394 Active Recruiters     Over 2 Million Candidates Globally

Advanced
  1. Keep me logged in
  2. forgot password
cancel

Checkout Jobs Basket (0)

You can checkout a maximum of 150 jobs.

Signup Better for Candidates

  • Create a free virtual CV and let recruiters find you
  • Automatically have your profile matched to suitable Oil & Gas positions
  • Link to your profile using it as a free online CV
  • Store all your employment documents to your profile for easy sending
  • Always receive feedback on positions applied for

Signup Better for Recruiters

  • Suitable candidates automatically matched to your position
  • View candidate profiles for free
  • No more waiting for candidates to respond to job advertisements
  • Only ever pay when you match a candidate to a position
  • No more cold calling and sorting through out dated CVs

Aker BP Discovers Oil at Frosk, West of Stavanger

Published in Oil Industry News on Thursday, 4 July 2019


Graphic for News Item: Aker BP Discovers Oil at Frosk, West of Stavanger

Aker BP ASA, operator of production license 340, has finalized the results after drilling wildcat well 24/9-15 S (Froskelår Nordøst) and appraisal well 24/9-15 A.

The wells, which are also pilot wells for test production, were drilled diagonally and horizontally, 2 and 3 km northeast and north respectively, from the subsea template on the Bøyla field in the central part of the North Sea, and 225 km west of Stavanger.

The 24/9-12 S (Frosk) oil discovery was proven in reservoir rocks (injectites) in the Eocene (the Intra Hordaland group) in the winter of 2018. Prior to drilling of appraisal well 24/9-15 A, the operator’s resource estimate for the discovery was between 5 and 10 MMscm of recoverable oil.

Hot Tip

Thousands of recruiters use oilandgaspeople.com to post jobs and find suitable candidates. We are the industry’s most popular job and news site. If you are in the market for a new job you need to have a profile on our site.

The objective of well 24/9-15 S was to prove petroleum and reservoir potential in (injectites) in the Intra Hordaland group. The well encountered a vertical oil column of 49 m with sandy layers totaling about 10 m, mainly with very good reservoir properties. The oil/water contact was encountered 1,836 m below the sea surface.

The preliminary size of the discovery is between 0.3 and 1.6 MMscm of recoverable oil, and it extends into the neighboring license, 869. The licensees will continue to assess the discovery together with other nearby discoveries, with regard to follow-up and a potential development.

The objective of well 24/9-15 A was to delimit the northern part of the 24/9-12 S (Frosk) oil discovery. The well encountered oil-bearing injectite zones totaling 50 m with very good to extremely good reservoir properties in the Hordaland group. The oil/water contact was not encountered.

The result of the delineation of the 24/9-12 S (Frosk) oil discovery is presumed to lie within the resource range estimated earlier. The plan is to carry out test production from bilateral wells in the Frosk reservoir starting in the third quarter of 2019 and with an initial duration of six months.

The production will take place via the subsea template on the Bøyla field and will be transported 26 km north to the Alvheim production vessel (FPSO). The primary objective of the test production is to reduce the risk associated with recovering these resources.

The wells were not formation-tested, but data has been collected.

These were the seventh and eighth exploration wells in production license 340. The licence was awarded in APA 2004.

Well 24/9-15 S was drilled to respective vertical and measured depths of 1,900 and 4,310 m below the sea surface. Well 24/9-15 A was drilled to respective vertical and MD of 1,810 and 3,853 m below the sea surface. The wells were terminated in the Hordaland group in the Eocene.

Water depth at the site is 119 m. The wells have been permanently plugged and abandoned.

Wells 24/9-15 S and 24/9-15 A were drilled by the Scarabeo 8 drilling facility, which will now drill a production well on Marulk field in production license 122 in the Norwegian Sea, where Vår Energi AS is the operator.

Source: www.worldoil.com

Please leave comments and feedback below





Tags

North Sea Oil and Gas News, Norwegian Oil and Gas News, Helicopters Oil and Gas, Oil and Gas News








Oil and Gas News Archive


Latest Oil & Gas News







Featured Companies

  • View All JobsOMPA

    Offshore Marine People & Academy (OMPA) is a global provider of personnel and training to the renewables, oil & gas, telecommunications and marine industries.

    With over 15 years' industry experience, we work with candidates to match them to the right roles and equip them with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed. Our job is to exceed your expectations.

    Visit us online: offshorempa.com

  • View All JobsChronos Oil and Gas

    Chronos Oil and Gas is one of the fastest growing and best placed recruitment agencies in the sector.

    With over 300,000 candidates on our database and an international team of specialist recruiters we work with clients to staff major projects around the world.

    Register your CV at www.chronosoilandgas.com

  • View All JobsNatural Resources

    Natural Resources is a UK based recruitment company providing personnel of all disciplines and nationalities worldwide.

    We represent clients and candidates at all levels who operate globally within oil & gas, renewables, nuclear, power, mining, marine, drilling, construction and petrochemicals. Our client base includes energy and construction.

    Visit Natural Resources at natural-resources.com