Equinor strikes oil in North Sea

The Norwegian oil giant has performed two successful drillings alongside partner Neptune Energy in the middle of the North Sea.

Photo: Ntb Scanpix/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

Equinor has been at the helm of two exploration wells drilled at depths of 3.6 and 3.7 kilometers, respectively, into the underground in the central part of the Norwegian North Sea, with success.

According to preliminary estimates, the drillings have led to 1-2.7 million standard cubic meters of oil for extraction, corresponding to 7-17 million barrels of oil equivalent.

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