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Equinor makes oil discovery near Munin Field in North Sea

Equinor has discovered oil in exploration well 30/12-3 S in the North Sea. The well also included a sidetrack, 30/12-3 A, which was dry. They were drilled about 40 km south of Oseberg, 150 km west of Bergen, by Odfjell Drilling’s Deepsea Stavanger semisubmersible.

Equinor drilled the well on behalf of Aker BP, operator of production license 272 B. This is the first well in the production license and is part of the Munin field, which was discovered in 2011.

Between 0.15 million and 0.55 million standard cu m of recoverable oil equivalent was proven in well 30/12-3 S.

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