Equinor to Drill Five Exploration Wells off Britain in 2019

February 7, 2019

Equinor CEO Eldar Sætre (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland / Equinor)
Equinor CEO Eldar Sætre (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland / Equinor)

Norway's oil and gas firm Equinor plans to drill a record five exploration wells off Britain, including four-operated wells, the company said on Thursday.

The campaign includes a well to appraise Equinor's Verbier discovery, currently estimated to hold between 25 and 130 million barrels of oil equivalents, the company added.


(Reporting by Nerijus Adomaitis, editing by Gwladys Fouche)

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