Norway: Lundin Norway granted drilling permit for well 7220/11-4 A in PL 609
17 Jul 2017
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway a drilling permit for appraisal well 7220/11-4 A in production licence PL 609.
Well 7220/11-4 A will be drilled from the Leiv Eiriksson drilling facility, at position 72 2' 27.88" north and 20 33' 7.97" east.
Lundin Norway is the operator with an ownership interest of 40 per cent and the licensees are Idemitsu Petroleum Norge with 30 per cent and DEA Norge with 30 per cent.
The area in this licence consists of the blocks/parts of Blocks 7220/6, 7220/9, 7220/11, 7220/12 and 7221/4. The well will be drilled about 2 kms south of the discovery well 7220/11-1 in production licence PL 609.
Production licence PL 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 prior to commencing the drilling activities.