Lundin has received consent for exploration drilling in the North Sea

  • Apr 15, 2019
  • Oil & Gas Innovation

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has given Lundin consent for exploration drilling of wells 16/5-8 S and 16/5-8 A.

Lundin is the operator for production licence 815. PSA has 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: 58° 43' 37.287" N, 02° 21' 11.770" E. 

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.

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has given Lundin consent for exploration drilling of wells 16/5-8 S and 16/5-8 A.

Lundin is the operator for production licence 815. PSA has 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: 58° 43' 37.287" N, 02° 21' 11.770" E. 

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.