Total’s 30/4-3 S wildcat well has made a discovery on production license 043 in the northeast section of the Martin Linge field offshore Norway. The well found gas and condensate in three formations, and the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate reported good reservoir quality. A maximum gas flow rate of 2.4 MMscm/D through a 48/64-in. nozzle was attained in a production test. Preliminary estimates indicate a discovery of 2 MMscm to 11 MMscm of recoverable oil equivalents. Total (51%) operates the field with additional stakes held by Statoil (19%) and Petoro (30%).
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