Lundin Petroleum spuds oil exploration well in the Barents Sea

Source: Lundin Petroleum

Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) (LUP.TO)(LUPE.ST) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) has commenced the drilling of well 7120/6-3 S in PL490 on the Snurrevad-Juksa prospect in the Barents Sea.

The well is located 10 km to the north west of the Snøhvit field. The main objective of the well is to prove the presence of hydrocarbons in lower Cretaceous/upper Jurassic reservoirs.

Lundin Norway AS is the operator of PL490 with 60 percent interest. Partners are Noreco Norway AS and Spring Energy Norway AS with 20 percent interest each. Subject to approval from the authorities Spring Energy Norway AS will acquire a 10 percent interest, increasing their interest to 30 percent. Lundin Norway AS will have a 50 percent working interest after the farmout.


Sign up for PennEnergy's eNewsletters
For Email Newsletters you can trust


Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Latest PennEnergy Jobs

PennEnergy Oil & Gas Jobs