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7219/12-1 A

19/01/2017 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for wellbore 7219/12-1 A, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Wellbore 7219/12-1 A will be drilled from the Leiv Eiriksson drilling facility at position 72°12' 44.2" north and 19°46' 38.3" east.

The drilling programme for wellbore 7219/12-1 A relates to the drilling of an appraisal well in production licence 533. Lundin Norway AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 35 per cent. The other licensees are Aker BP ASA with 35 per cent and DEA Norge AS with 30 per cent. The area in this licence consists of the blocks 7219/12 and 7220/10. The well will be drilled about 24 kilometres north of the discovery well 7220/10-1 in production licence 533.

Production licence 533 was awarded on 15 May 2009 in the 20th licensing round.

The permit is contingent on the operator securing all other permits and consents required by other authorities prior to commencing drilling activities.


Contact in the NPD:

Per Henning Sæle, tel. +47 51 87 64 52


7219/12-1 A

Updated: 20/01/2017