27/05/2015 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 7220/11-3, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Well 7220/11-3 will be drilled from the Island Innovator drilling facility at position 72° 01' 12.6" north and 20° 31' 41.3" east.
The drilling programme for well 7220/11-3 relates to the drilling of an appraisal well in production licence 609. Lundin Norway AS is the operator with a 40 per cent ownership interest, and the licensees are Idemitsu Petroleum Norge AS with 30 per cent and DEA Norge AS with 30 per cent.
The production licence comprises the following blocks/parts of blocks: 7220/6, 7220/9, 7220/11, 7220/12 and 7221/4. The production licence was awarded in the 21st licensing round in 2011.
Appraisal well 7220/11-3 will be the fourth exploration well in production licence 609.
The permit is conditional upon the operator securing all other permits and consents required by other authorities prior to commencing the drilling activity.
Contact in the NPD
Kristian Runestad, tel. +47 51 87 60 27