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Marathon Petroleum Norge has begun drilling an exploration well on the Earb South prospect in the Norwegian North Sea. The prospect is located 15 km west of Balder Field and 35 km south of the Heimdal facilities. The well will target sandstones within the Draupne Formation (Brae Formation equivalent) and the Hugin Formation. Marathon’s partner Lundin Petroleum estimates the Earb South prospect to contain gross unrisked prospective gas and condensate resources of 81 million boe.

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