Greenland Fylla drilling details emerge

Greenland authorities and Statoil have released more details on the Qulleq near-Arctic exploration well drilled on the Fylla prospect off the southwest coast.Qulleq 6354/4-1, the first exploratory well drilled off western Greenland in almost 25 years, was a dry hole at TD 2,937 m below sea level. The deepest part of the well, however, demonstrated "the presence of sandstone units of Late Cretaceous age," said Greenland's hydrocarbon exploration information service.The license group consists of Statoil and Phillips Petroleum Greenland AS each 38.25%, Greenland's state Nunaoil AS 15%, and DONG Gronland 8.5%.Meanwhile, seismic activity picked up west of Greenland in mid-2000 with thr...

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