North Sea
20 December 2016

Sidetrack to Torvastad exploration dry hole 16/2-20 S, with Upper Jurassic/Lower Cretaceous objectives on a down-thrown fault terrace prospect. The main hole encountered residual oil shows in a low permeability Intra-Draupne spiculite and the Statfjord below
1,924 m TVDSS. Sidetrack 16/2-20 A was deviated 770 m to west and up-dip. Similar tight spiculites at 1,852 m TVDSS directly overlie Skagerrak with oil shows. RCX water samples with trace oil were recovered.