Capricorn Norge AS, operator of production licence 758, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 6508/1-3. The well is dry.
The well was drilled about 6 kilometres southeast of the Norne field and 200 kilometres northwest of Brønnøysund by the drilling rig Transocean Arctic.
The primary target for the well was reservoirs of the lower Jurassic Åre Formation. The well encountered a mix of coals, shales and sandstone in the Åre Formation. The reservoir quality of the sandstones was very good. The well is classified as dry.
Skagen44 has a 30% share in the license.
Transocean Arctic will continue with wildcat 6608/11- (Godalen) a few kilometers north in PL842, also opererated by Capricorn Norge AS.