Danish North Sea exploration well completed, Ebba-1X

As operator for the companies in Licence 8/06 Mærsk Olie og Gas AS has drilled the Ebba-1X (/15-10) exploration well ca. 5 kilometres north of the Dagmar field.

The well was spudded 17 December with the jack-up rig Energy Enhancer at the position 55°37'03.92" N; 04°36'25.14" E (UTM zone 31; 6,164,845 m N; 601,211 m E), where the water depth is 34 metres.

The well location is near the A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S Sole Concession area. Before the drilling operation the companies in licence 8/06 and the DUC companies in the Sole Concession had entered an agreement on the drilling of the well.

Ebba-1X was drilled as a vertical well and reached total at metres below mean sea level in layers of Upper Cretaceous age. No hydrocarbon discovery was made.The exploration well is now being plugged and abandoned.

The companies in Licence 8/06 are:
 

Company

Share (%)

A.P.Møller - Mærsk A/S

36.7

Shell Olie- og Gasudvinding Danmark

43.3

The Danish North Sea Fund

20.0

See attached map.
 
Steffen Bjørn Olsen
Specialkonsulent
Center for Energiressourcer
Tlf.: 33 92 66 73
sbo@ens.dk

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