Neptune Energy drills dry well near Heidrun field in Norwegian Sea

first_imgThe well was aimed to determine the presence of petroleum in Lower Jurassic reservoir rocks The wildcat well was terminated in the Åre Formation in the Lower Jurassic. (Credit: Pixabay/D Thory) Neptune Energy Norge and its partners have concluded the drilling of wildcat well 6507/8-10 S in the production licence 889 in the Norwegian Sea.Drilled about 10km east of the Heidrun field and 215km west of Brønnøysund, the well was aimed to prove the presence of petroleum in Lower Jurassic reservoir rocks (the Tilje and Åre Formations).The wildcat well has been drilled to a measured depth of 2,399m and a vertical depth of 2,311m, using West Phoenix drilling facility.Following drilling, the well encountered the Tilje Formation with a thickness of about 150m. The sandstones totalled about 100m with good to very good reservoir quality.Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) said that the Åre Formation at the well encountered a thickness of about 195m, with sandstone layers totalling around 100m with good to very good reservoir quality.Wildcat well 6507/8-10 S to be permanently plugged and abandonedSince the petroleum traces were not proven, the Well 6507/8-10 S has been declared dry. The well, which was terminated in the Åre Formation in the Lower Jurassic, is planned to be permanently plugged and abandoned.The production licence 889 is operated by Neptune Energy Norge with 50% stake while other partners include Wellesley Petroleum (20%), Equinor Energy (20%), and Sval Energi (10%).The West Phoenix drilling facility is scheduled to drill production wells on the Fenja field in production licence 586 in the Norwegian Sea.Recently, Neptune Energy and Wintershall Dea have made two hydrocarbon discoveries in northwestern Germany following the drilling of the Adorf Z15 gas well and the Ringe 6 oil well.last_img read more

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Olivier-Winning King Charles III Sets B’way Dates & Theater

first_img Star Files Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 31, 2016 King Charles III Long may he reign over Broadway! The previously rumored Great White Way transfer of London’s King Charles III, which won Best New Play at the 2015 Oliviers, will begin previews October 10 at the Music Box Theatre. Opening night is set for November 1. Tim Pigott-Smith, who played the titular role in London, will lead the production under the direction of Rupert Goold.In the future history play by Mike Bartlett, the Queen is dead, and after a lifetime of waiting, Prince Charles ascends the throne. The controversial play explores the people underneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of our democracy and the conscience of Britain’s most famous family.The show had a successful run at London’s Almeida Theatre in the spring of 2014 before transferring to the West End’s Wyndham’s Theatre, where it concluded its run on January 31. The cast of the latter production also included Oliver Chris, Richard Goulding, Nyasha Hatendi, Adam James, Margot Leicester, Tom Robertson, Nicholas Rowe, Tafline Steen, Lydia Wilson, Beautiful’s Katie Brayben and Miles Richardson.The Music Box currently plays host to The Heidi Chronicles, and the Audra McDonald-led Shuffle Along will begin performances there on March 14, 2016. View Comments Related Shows Tim Pigott-Smithlast_img read more

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BiH Basketball Team Starts Today Preparations for the Eurobasket

first_imgSenior national basketball team of BiH will gather today in Sarajevo to start preparing for the European Championship in Slovenia, which will be held in September.Selector of the national team of BiH Aleksandar Petrović invited 16 players for preparations: Zackary Wright, Muhamed Pašalić, Filip Adamović, Nihad Đedovic, Nemanja Gordić, Marko Šutalo, Ante Mašić, Dalibor Peršić, Adin Vrabac, Mirza Teletović, Edin Bavčić, Miralem Halilović, Nedžad Sinanović , Elmedin Kikanović, Andrija Stipanović, Jusuf Nurkić.Petrović expects to have all invited players, except Zach Wright and captain Mirza Teletović who will join the team later.The first part of the preparation will be carried out in Sarajevo, and after seven days they will go to Slovenia, where they will work on fitness and tactics. After that, they will return to Sarajevo where they will stay for three or four days, and then in Slovenia, they will play against Slovenia, Georgia and Russia.‘’Impact of the seven-part preparations consists of two tournaments in Germany and Greece, where they will play six games’’ said the coach Petrović for Fena.In Germany BiH national team will play against a local team, against Greece and Macedonia, while during “Akropolis tournament” in Athens they will play against Italy, Greece and Latvia.European Championship in Slovenia will be held from 4th to 22th September 2013. Players of BiH will play in Jesenice in the B-group with Macedonia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Latvia and Serbia. (Source:Fena)last_img read more

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