Talisman Energy has drilled a dry well in the North Sea, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announced.

The well is reportedly located about 10km north of the Yme field in the southern part of the North Sea.

Talisman is the operator holding a 40% stake, while Lotos Exploration and Production holds 20%, Bridge Energy 20%, and Wintershall and Norske AEDC each hold 10%.