05/01/2018 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 16/4-11, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Well Brønn 16/4-11 will be drilled from the COSLInnovator drilling facility at position 58°40’16.11’’ north, 02°14’25.30’’ east in the central part of the North Sea.
The drilling programme for well 16/4-11 relates to the drilling of an appraisal well in production licence 359, where Lundin is the operator with an ownership interest of 50 per cent. The other licensees are OMV (Norge) AS (20 per cent), Statoil Petroleum AS (15 per cent) and Wintershall Norge AS (15 per cent).
The area in this licence consists of the southwestern part of block 16/1 and the northern half of block 16/4. The well will be drilled about 2 kilometres southeast of the discovery well 16/4-6 S (Luno II).
Production licence 359 was awarded on 6 January 2006 (APA 2005). This is the fifth well to be drilled within the licence area.
The permit is contingent upon 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