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31/08/2006 Press release 27 /2006: Statoil, as operator for production license 037D, has concluded the drilling on appraisal well 33/9-20 S.
The purpose of the well was to determine the potential for oil and gas in the Jurassic sandstone (Brent group) prospect named Blåmann. This prospect is situated west of the Delta discovery 33/9 and about three kilometres northeast of the Murchison platform in the British sector.
The appraisal well 33/9-20 S was drilled as a sidetrack from the Murchison platform.
Hydrocarbons were not proven in the well.
The well has been junked, although a sidetrack is under consideration for further exploration of the Blåmann prospect.
The licensees in production licence 037D are:
Statoil ASA (operator): 21.875 %
Revus Energy ASA: 78.125 %
Eldbjørg Vaage Melberg, tel: +47 51 87 61 00