Oil was discovered at the 6407/8‑6 exploration well and the 6407/8-6A sidetrack well in the Snilehorn prospect in the Norwegian Sea northeast of the Njord field. Estimated volume of the discovery ranges between 55 and 100 million bbl of recoverable oil. Statoil (35%) is the operator, with partners GDF Suez E&P Norge (20%), E.On E&P Norge (17.5%), Core Energy (17.5%), Faroe Petroleum Norge (7.5%), and VNG Norge (2.5%).
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