A geophysical survey vessel MV Fugro Galaxy, has arrived on location to acquire a site survey over the Verbier prospect in the UK Central North Sea, Jersey Oil & Gas informed on Wednesday.
The Verbier prospect is located within the UK Seaward Licence area P.2170, blocks 20/5b & 21/1d (P.2170 licence) in water depths of between 100-128 meters.
The survey is in preparation for a potential exploration well expected to be drilled in 2017 to test the Verbier prospect.
The site survey is due to be completed during Q4 2016 with interpretation of the results to follow.
Statoil is the operator of the P.2170 licence.