The well is the first exploration well in production licence 513. The licence was awarded in APA 2008.
The well was drilled to a vertical depth of 3325 metres below the sea surface, and was terminated in the Lange formation in Early Cretaceous. Water depth is 409 metres. The well will now be permanently plugged and abandoned.
Well 6506/6-2 was drilled by the Transocean Barents drilling facility, which will now proceed to production licence 531 in the Barents Sea to drill development well 7218/11-1, where Repsol Exploration Norge AS is the operator.
Source: Norwegian Petroleum Directorate
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