Central Graben
21 August 2019

Vertical marginal HPHT exploration well on Elkland prospect, with joint objectives in Triassic Joanne Sandstone (primary) and Upper Jurassic Fulmar Sandstone (secondary) in structural mini-basin over Zechstein salt and flanked by Triassic sediment pods, with closure from 10,900–11,300 ft. Cretaceous marl/chalk over BCU top-seal with Intra-Skagerrak Julius Mudstone base-seal required to separate Elkland from water-wet Judy Sandstone drilled by 22/18-5 to up-dip west and dip-closure to SE. Well sidetracked twice with 22/18c-8Y abandoned as a dry hole.