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04/11/2004 Press release 18/2004: ChevronTexaco has completed drilling of the wildcat well 6507/1-1 in production license 261 BS, approximately 240 kilometers west of Sandnessjøen.

The purpose of the well was to evaluate the Sahara prospect of Cretaceous age. The well was drilled at a water depth of 397 meters to a total depth of 3720 meters below sea level. The well was completed in rocks of Cretaceous age.

The well, which is now plugged and abandonned did not prove hydrocarbons.

Well 6507/1-1 was drilled using the drilling rig Stena Dee.

See also: Table of rig activity, 2004

Contact information
Inger Helene Madland, Telephone: +51 87 62 92

Updated: 04/09/2009