Suncor Energy UK spudded the Niobe exploration well in License P1889, which is located in blocks 12/26b and 12/27, close to the Beatrice oil field off the northeast coast of Scotland. The well is being drilled by jackup rig ENSCO 100 and its main target is a stratigraphic pinch-out trap in Late Jurassic sands, 940 m below mean sea level. Suncor (49.5%) is the operator with partners Trap Oil (28%) and Noreco (22.5%).
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