Statoil: More crude found near Gullfaks

Two new oil discoveries made by Statoil could be tied back to Gullfaks about five kilometres to the north-east, strengthening production in the Tampen area of the North Sea. The goal for exploration well 34/10-49 in production licence 050 was to explore the oil and gas potential in Cretaceous and Jurassic sandstones. It was planned with two separate paths in order to clarify a total of five drilling targets