TRONDHEIM, Norway, July 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aker BP is about to complete the Liatårnet exploration well in licence 442 in the NOAKA area. The well has proved oil with a gross resource estimate of 80-200 mmboe. Further data acquisition and analysis will be undertaken to determine the drainage strategy and recovery factor for the discovery.
Evy Glørstad-Clark, SVP Exploration in Aker BP commented:
"The exploration success at Liatårnet is an encouraging result of a long-term strategy to unlock the exploration potential in the NOAKA area and provide the basis for an area development. The discovery represents a significant addition to the NOAKA resource base."
Aker BP is the operator and holds 90.26 percent interest in licence 442. The partner is LOTOS (9.74 percent).
A more detailed technical description of the well results will be released by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate when the operation has been completed.
VP Investor Relations,
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