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Equinor finds new golden goose in Ørn exploration

The Norwegian oil and gas major has located 8-14 million cubic meters of extractable oil equivalents during its Ørn exploration. Equinor says the find adds extra volume to a mature field and shows that opportunities still exist on the Norwegian continental shelf.

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Equinor has discovered 8-14 million cubic meters of oil equivalents during its Ørn exploration, 12 kilometers southwest of the Marulk field. The find corresponds to 50-88 million boe.

Drilling was carried out at site 6507/2-5 S by the West Phoenix rig on behalf of Equinor, which holds the operator license and owns a 40 percent stake of product license 942 along with Aker BP and Wellesley, which each own a 30 percent share.

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