Statoil has found gas in wildcat well 6706/12-2, about six kilometres west of the Aasta Hansteen field in the northern part of the Norwegian Sea.
Lundin Norway AS has completed the drilling of wildcat well 16/1-24. The well was dry.
Preliminary production figures for February 2015 indicate an average daily production of about 1 925 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate's resource accounts estimate the total recoverable petroleum resources to be 14.1 billion standard cubic meters (Sm3) of oil equivalents (o.e.).