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15/12/2004 Press release no. 22/2004: Pertra has concluded drilling of exploration well 15/12-15 in production licence 038 in the North Sea.

The principal objective of the well was to test a stratigraphic prospect in the Late Jurassic called Villmink. 15/12-15 was drilled at a water depth of 88 m, to a total depth of 3275 m below the sea surface, and concluded in rocks of the Middle Jurassic Age (the Sleipner formation).

No hydrocarbons were encountered in the well, which will now be plugged permanently.

The drilling was carried out by the drilling rig Deepsea Trym.

The licensees in production licence 038 (NPD factpages).

Contact information
Roald Sæter, tel. +47 51 87 66 36

Updated: 04/09/2009