28/03/2017 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 7220/11-4, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Well 7220/11-4 will be drilled from the Leiv Eiriksson drilling facility at position 72°2' 27.56" north and 20°33' 8.1" east.

The drilling programme for well 7220/11-4 relates to the drilling of an appraisal well in production licence 609. Lundin Norway AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 40 per cent, the other licensees are Idemitsu Petroleum Norge AS with 30 per cent and DEA Norge AS with 30 per cent. The area in this licence consists of the blocks/part of blocks 7220/6, 7220/9, 7220/11, 7220/12 and 7221/4. The well will be drilled about two kilometres south of the discovery well 7220/11-1 in production licence 609.

Production licence 609 was awarded in the 21st licensing round in 2011.

The permit is contingent upon the operator securing all other permits and consents required by other authorities before commencing drilling activities.


Contact in the NPD:

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


Updated: 28/03/2017