Fossil Energy – Birgitta
Petrogas has mentioned it can develop the Birgitta gasoline discipline within the UK North Sea ‘throughout the subsequent three years’ following a profitable appraisal marketing campaign.
The operator has accomplished its first operated effectively within the UK with the plugging and abandonment of the Birgitta East appraisal effectively.
Petrogas mentioned the outcomes have been in line or higher than pre-drill expectations permitting it to proceed to the following stage of the gasoline discovery.
The Birgitta discipline lies round 125 miles east of Peterhead. The appraisal was drilled to a complete depth of 4,150 metres by the Maersk Resilient rig.
Earlier estimates from the Geological Society of London have set out that the sector might be anticipated to get well 50-100 billion cubic feet of gas and 3-6 million barrels of condensate.
The appraisal exercise seems to mark the start of a brand new section of growth for Petrogas in Europe, following its entrance into the area in 2014 through the acquisition of Chevron’s Dutch belongings.
Kingsuk Sen, VP Petrogas Europe and CCO mentioned: “This was necessary step in broadening Petrogas’ actions inside Europe, and making use of Petrogas’ experience from the Netherlands, which supported the operation, and can proceed to push Birgitta in direction of growth.”