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26/07/2016 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 7220/6-2 R, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Well 7220/6-2 R will be drilled from the Leiv Eiriksson drilling facility at position 72° 34' 13.1" north and 20° 58' 19.66" east.
The drilling programme for well 7220/6-2 R relates to an extension of previous wildcat well 7220/6-2, drilled in 2015 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 consists of 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.
Wildcat well 7220/6-2 R will be an extension of the sixth exploration well in production licence 609.
The permit is contingent on the operator securing all other permits and consents required by other authorities prior to commencing the drilling activity.
Per Henning Sæle, tel. +47 51 87 64 52