Bridge Energy ASA report that drilling of exploration well 34/6-2S has started. The well will target the Garantiana prospect which is located 30 km northeast of Visund A platform in the Norwegian North Sea. The well is being drilled by using the Borgland Dolphin semisub.
The well targets are stacked Jurassic/Triassic reservoirs. The unrisked mean potential targeted by the well is estimated as 18 million barrels net to Bridge.
Bridge has 20% interest in the well. Total is the operator with 40% and the other partners are Det norske (20%) and Svenska Petroleum (20%).