STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Lundin Petroleum AB has begun drilling the 15/12-19 exploration well on the Phi-North prospect in block 6/3 and 15/12, production license PL 292, on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
The well has a planned depth of approximately 3,100 m (10,171 ft) and will target the middle Jurassic and the Triassic/lower Jurassic reservoir. Drilling, using the jackup Mærsk Guardien, is expected to take two months.
The operator is BG Norge AS. Lundin Petroleum is a partner with 40% interest.