Swedish oil and gas exploration an production company, Lundin Petroleum has received consent from PSA Norway to carry out exploration drilling with the Transocean Arctic semi-submersible drilling rig.
The consent relates to drilling and production testing of appraisal well 16/2-13 which belongs to production licence 501 in Norwegina part of the North Sea.
The drilling will start in June/July 2012. The operation is estimated to last for 43 days, depending on whether a discovery is made.
Production licence 501 was awarded on 23 January 2009 (APA 2008).
Offshore Energy Today Staff, May 31, 2012