Lundin Petroleum AB, Stockholm, has spudded the 6201/11-3 exploratory well in PL519 on the Albert prospect in the North Sea offshore Norway.
The prospect is 65 km northwest of Snorre field and has targets in Cretaceous and Triassic age sandstones. The Bredford Dolphin semisubmersible is to drill the well to 3,150 m in about 55 days.
Lundin Petroleum is operator of PL519 with 40% interest. Bayerngas Norge AS, Norwegian Energy Co. ASA, and Spring Energy Norway AS have 20% each.