Statoil’s 16/2-19 appraisal well, located on the PL265 Johan Sverdrup discovery in the North Sea’s Norwegian continental shelf, has encountered oil. The well found 6 m of oil-bearing sandstone of Lower Jurassic/Upper Triassic age in the Geitungen area in the northeastern part of the Johan Sverdrup discovery. Sidetrack well 16/2-19A encountered 13 gross m of low- to excellent-quality upper Jurassic sandstone. Statoil (40%) is operator, with Petoro (30%), Det Norske(20%), and Lundin (10%).
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