BRIEF-Suncor Energy finishes dry appraisal well in the North Sea

Fri May 15, 2015 2:21am EDT
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May 15 (Reuters) - Suncor Energy :

* Suncor Energy, operator of production licence 375, has completed drilling of appraisal well 34/4-14 S in the oil discovery 34/4-11, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate says

* The well is dry

* The discovery is located around 20 kilometres northwest of the Snorre field in the North Sea

* The reservoir is in the Brent and Statfjord groups

* Prior to drilling of appraisal well 34/4-14 S, the expected recoverable reserves were about 7 million Sm3 of oil and 0.7 billion Sm3 of gas

* The purpose of well 34/4-14 S was to delineate the discovery proven with well 34/4-11 and delineated by well 34/4-13 S

* The well encountered a reservoir in the Statfjord group from the Early Jurassic Age and proved 11 metres of net sandstone of good quality Further company coverage: (Reporting By Stine Jacobsen)