OSLO, Feb 11 (Reuters) – Swedish oil firm Lundin Petroleum drilled two dry exploration wells near the giant Johan Sverdrup discovery, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Tuesday.
The wells, about 3.2 kilometres north of a Sverdrup appraisal well, were aimed to prove new reservoirs and a connection to Sverdrup.
Lundin and Statoil each hold 40 percent of the licence while Maersk has 20 percent.
(Reporting by Balazs Koranyi)
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