STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Two rigs have started drilling appraisal wells for Lundin Norway in the Norwegian sector.
The semisubmersibleIsland Innovator is drilling well 16/1-27 in license PL338, 3 km (1.86 mi) west of the Edvard Grieg platform in the North Sea, targeting resources of up to 30 MMboe.
Drilling should take around 30 days to complete.
This is the second appraisal well on the structure.
Lundin’s main goal is to delineate the northeastern extent of the discovery and to provide a calibration point for drilling of a horizontal well for a possible extended well test.
The program should last around 75 days.