Lundin is the operator for production licence 815. We have now given the company consent for exploration drilling of wells 16/5-8 S and 16/5-8 A.
The wells are to be drilled in the North Sea, in the vicinity of the Edvard Grieg field.
The drilling location will have the following geographical coordinates:
Water depth at the site is around 104 metres.
The operation is scheduled to begin in May 2019 and to last 43 days, which includes options for a sidetrack and formation testing.
The wells are to be drilled by Leiv Eiriksson, which is a semi-submersible drilling facility of the SS Trosvik Bingo 9000 type, owned and operated by Ocean Rig.
Øyvind Midttun, press contact
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