Lundin Gets PSA Nod for Drilling with Maersk Gallant

Petroleum Safety Authority Norway

Lundin Norway AS has been granted consent to drill exploration well 2/5-14 S and drilling of sidetrack 2/5-14 A using the jackup Maersk Gallant.

The well is located in the southern North Sea approximately 255 km southwest of Egersund and has the following geographical coordinates:

  • N 56 degrees 36' 25.9"
  • E 03 degrees 26' 02.4"

Maersk Gallant is operated by Maersk Contractors Norge A/S. The facility received an Acknowledgement of Compliance in August 2007.

The drilling is planned to start in the middle of October 2008. The activity will have a duration of 100-124 days, including any production testing.