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7120/12-2 (Alke Sør)

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  • General information

    General information
    Attribute Value
    Discovery name
    Discovery name used by Norwegian Offshore Directorate
    7120/12-2 (Alke Sør)
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    Current activity status
    Current activity status of the discovery. Legal values:"Producing" , "Production is unlikely" ,"Shut down","Production likely, but unclarified","Included in other discovery","Approved for production","Production in clarification phase","Production not evaluated","Decided for production".
    Production in clarification phase
    Discovery wellbore
    Name of the wellbore which made the discovery.
    Discovery year
    The year the discovery was made
    1981
    NPDID discovery
    Norwegian Offshore Directorate's unique id for discoveries
    45002
  • Located in

    Located in
    Nation code
    Block name
    NO
    7120/12
  • Owner – current (main)

    Owner – current (main)
    Owner kind
    Owner name
    PRODUCTION LICENSE
  • Operatorship – current

    Operatorship – current
    Company name
  • Description

    Description
    Text
    Date updated
    7120/12-2 (Alke Sør) is a discovery in the southern Barents Sea, about 50 kilometres south of the Snøhvit field and 55 kilometres southwest of the Goliat field. The water depth is 160 metres. Alke Sør was proven in 1981. The reservoirs contain gas and condensate in sandstone of Late Triassic and Jurassic age in the Snadd and Stø Formations, at a depth of 1900 metres. Third-party access to processing capacity at the Melkøya onshore facility will most likely not be available before around 2040. Alternative development scenarios are therefore being considered, including possible transportation of the gas in a new pipeline or increased LNG capacity at Melkøya.
    03.01.2024
  • Wellbores – exploration

    Wellbores – exploration
    Wellbore name
    Entered date
    Completed date
    Purpose
    Status
    Content
    15.04.1981
    11.09.1981
    WILDCAT
    P&A
    GAS/CONDENSATE
  • Wellbores – development

    Wellbores – development
    Wellbore name
    Entered date
    Completed date
    Purpose
    Status
    Content
  • Norwegian Offshore Directorate – resource estimates (Norwegian share)

    Norwegian Offshore Directorate – resource estimates (Norwegian share)
    No estimates are given for discoveries with Resource class «Production is unlikely» (resource class code RC6).
    Resource updated date: 31.12.2023
    Norwegian Offshore Directorate – resource estimates (Norwegian share)
    Resource category
    Rec. oil
    [mill Sm3]
    Rec. gas
    [bill Sm3]
    Rec. NGL
    [mill tonn]
    Rec. cond.
    [mill Sm3]
    Rec. oil eq.
    [mill OE]
    4F
    0.00
    11.01
    0.17
    0.39
    11.73
    Norwegian Offshore Directorate – resource estimates (Norwegian share)