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  • n  an exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an oil field
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  • Statoil finds gas close to Visund, continues Johan Sverdrup planning
    STAVANGER, Norway – In the North Sea, COSL Pioneer rig completed wildcat well 34/8-15 S for Statoil in PL120, and proved gas. The well was drilled in 378 m (1,240 ft) of water on the northeast flank of Visund . It intersected a 50-m (164 ft) gas column in the Brent Group in reservoir rocks with good reservoir quality.
    June 14, 2013 - Offshore Magazine

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