Tullow Oil finds up to 70m barrels in Norwegian North SeaStaff Writer | September 16, 2016
Tullow Oil said that drilling and testing of the Cara prospect in the Norwegian North Sea has been completed and between 25 and 70 million barrels of oil equivalent have been discovered.
Oil exploration An oil column of 60 metres
Tullow said extensive data acquisition was undertaken including wireline logging and three successful core runs and a successful production test.
"The partners will now evaluate the possibility of linking this discovery to existing infrastructure at the nearby Gjoa field," it said.
ENGIE E&P Norge AS is the operator of licence 636, with a 30% stake. The other partners are Tullow Oil Norge AS (20%), Idemitsu Petroleum Norge (30%) and Wellesley Petroleum AS (20%). ■