Semisub Songa Dee spuds Marihøne prospect well

The semisub Songa Dee has spudded exploration well 24/9-9S on the Marihøne prospect in license PL340 in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, according to partner Lundin Petroleum.

Offshore staff

STOCKHOLM – The semisub Songa Dee has spudded exploration well 24/9-9S on the Marihøne prospect in license PL340 in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, according to partner Lundin Petroleum.

The well will target Hermod and Heimdal sandstones of Paleocene/Eocene age. Lundin Petroleum estimates that the main prospect, Marihøne, contains gross unrisked prospective resources of 34 MMboe.

The well has a planned total depth of approximately 2,200 m (7,218 ft) below mean sea level. Drilling is expected to take approximately 40 days.

Lundin Petroleum has a 15% working interest in the license, which is operated by Marathon Petroleum.

09/15/2009

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