Lundin Norway AS Gets Green Light to Carry Out Exploration Drilling with Maersk Guardian

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Lundin Norway AS has received consent to carry out exploration drilling in the North Sea with the mobile facility Mærsk Guardian.

The consent applies to drilling of exploration well 3/8-1, which is part of production licence 400.

The well has the following geographical coordinates:

N 56º 27′ 16.93”, E 4º 25′ 7.30”. The water depth at the site is approximately 65 metres.

According to the application for consent, the drilling will start mid-November 2010. The activity will have a duration of between 61 and 75 days, depending on the result of the drilling.

Mærsk Guardian is a jack-up drilling facility built in 1986. It is operated by Maersk Drilling Norge AS. The facility received an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in July 2002.


Source: Ptil, October  28, 2010;

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