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.
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The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Wintershall Dea Norge AS drilling permit for well 6406/3-12 S in production licence 836 S, cf. Section 13 of the Resource Management Regulations. The well is a re-spud of well 6406/3-11 S and located 70m southeast of the first well.
The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) and Norwegian Environment Agency (NEA) are postponing the planned seminar on safe CO2 storage due to ongoing work on updating the CO2 Storage Regulations.