Shell Strikes Gas in Record Deepwater Depth on Norwegian Shelf

A/S Norske Shell, operator of production license 326, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 6603/12-1. The well proved gas. The discovery is located 150 km northwest of the 6506/6-1 gas discovery (“Victoria”) in the northern Norwegian Sea. The well was drilled in 1376 meters of water, which is the greatest water depth of any discovery made on the Norwegian shelf to date.