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Neptune Energy confirms hydrocarbon discovery at Dugong well

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Neptune Energy and its partners have announced the discovery of hydrocarbons at the Dugong well (PL 882) in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. A contingent side-track may be drilled to further define the extent of the discovery.

Dugong is located at a water depth of 330 metres and is close to the existing production facilities of the Snorre field. 

Dugong has been drilled by the 
Deepsea Yantai (pictured), a new semi-submersible rig, owned by CIMC and operated by Odfjell Drilling.  

Dugong partners are Neptune Energy (operator, 40%), Concedo (20%), Petrolia NOCO (20%) and Idemitsu Petroleum Norge (20%). 

Photo: Neptune Energy/CIMC

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