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Norwegian Petroleum Directorate drilling permit for well 16/1-17 in production licence 338

Thursday, Jan 17, 2013

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 16/1-17, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.

Well 16/1-17 will be drilled from the Transocean Winner drilling facility at position 59°50’13.74’’ north and 02°18’53.41’’ east in production licence 338 for Lundin Norway AS.

The drilling programme for well 16/1-17 concerns drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 338. Lundin is the operator with a 50 per cent ownership interest. The other licensees are Wintershall Norge AS with 30 per cent and OMV (Norge) AS with 20 per cent.

The area in this licence consists of parts of block 16/1. The well will be drilled just to the east of the Edvard Grieg field in the central part of the North Sea.

Production licence 338 was awarded on 17 December 2004 (APA 2004). This is the eighth well to be drilled in the licence area.

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

Source: The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate

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