Lundin drilling farther north in Barents Sea

Offshore staff

STOCKHOLM, SwedenLundin Norway is drilling a new target in the Norwegian sector of the Barents Sea, 60 km (37 mi) northeast of its Alta discovery.

The semisubmersible Island Innovator has spudded well 7220/6-2 on the potential 204-MMboe Neiden prospect in license PL609, 200 km (124 mi) offshore northern Norway.

Planned TD is around 1,350 m (4,429 ft) below mean sea level. Drilling should last roughly 40 days.

Lundin’s partners in the license are DEA Norge and Idemitsu Petroleum Norge.


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