BP has made discoveries in the United Kingdom North Sea at Capercaillie in Block 29/4e and Achmelvich in Block 206/9b. Located in the Central North Sea, the Capercaillie well was drilled to a total depth of 12,303 ft and encountered light oil and gas-condensate in Paleocene and Cretaceous reservoirs. Located west of the Shetland Islands, the Achmelvich well was drilled to a total depth of 7,857 ft and hit oil in Mesozoic reservoirs. The company is the operator of both wells, holding the sole interest at Capercaillie and a 52.6% interest at Achmelvich. Shell (28%) and Chevron (19.4%) hold the remaining interests at Achmelvich.
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