Lundin to test undrilled Norway acreage

Lundin Norway has received approval from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill an exploratory well in the southern Norwegian North Sea.

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway -- Lundin Norway has received approval from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill an exploratory well in the southern Norwegian North Sea.

The Mærsk Guardian will drill well 3/8-1 in production license 400, which Lundin operates with a 50% interest, in partnership with Petoro and Norwegian Energy Co.

The license, awarded under Norway’s APA 2006 licensing round, comprises parts of block 3/5 and the whole of block 3/8, which is on the maritime median line with Denmark. This will be the first well drilled on the permit.

10/15/2010

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