Well 6607/12-5 was drilled to a vertical depth of 3861 metres below sea level. The well was terminated in the Lange Formation in the Early Cretaceous.
Water depth at the site is 370 metres. The well will now be permanently plugged and abandoned.
Well 6607/12-5 was drilled by the Deepsea Stavanger drilling facility, which will now drill wildcat well 6507/8-11 S in production licence 124 in the Norwegian Sea, where Equinor Energy AS is the operator.
The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE) has received applications from six companies in connection with the announcement of an area in the North Sea for potential storage of CO2 on the Norwegian shelf.