Barents Sea
18 May 2016

This was an appraisal well on the eastern flank of the Alta discovery located on the crest of the Loppa High with the reservoir target being the Ørn Formation carbonates. The prospect is an elongated, north-south trending four way dip closure at the Base Triassic Unconformity with the sub conformity beds dipping to the east. The well found 120 m hydrocarbon column and was sidetracked to the southeast.