NPD Grants Lundin Permit for Appraisal Well Offshore Norway



The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 7219/12-1 A, located offshore Norway in production license 533.

The appraisal well, which will be drilled using the Leiv Eiriksson (DW semisub) drilling facility, is situated around 15 miles north of the discovery well 7220/10-1 in PL 533. The NPD’s permit is contingent on Lundin securing all other permits and consents required by other authorities prior to commencing drilling activities.

Lundin Norway AS is the operator of PL 533 with an ownership interest of 35 percent. The other licensees are Aker BP ASA with 35 percent and DEA Norge AS with 30 percent. Production licence 533 was awarded on May 15, 2009 in the 20th licensing round.



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