Lundin Primes Bit for North Sea Drilling

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate granted Lundin Norway a drilling permit for well 16/2-7 in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The Bredford Dolphin semisub will perform the drilling operations.

The drilling program for the well relates to drilling of a wildcat well in Production License 501, consisting of parts of Blocks 16/2, 3, 5 and 6. Lundin is the operator with a 40% interest; Statoil with 40%; and Maersk Oil with 20%.  

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