The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 16/4-8, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Well 16/4-8 S will be drilled from the Bredford Dolphin drilling facility at position 58°39'53.32'' north and 02°16'24.76'' east in the central part of the North Sea.
The drilling programme for well 16/4-8 S relates to the drilling of an appraisal well in production licence 359. Lundin is the operator with a 40 per cent ownership interest. The other licensees are Premier Oil Norge AS with 30 per cent, OMV (Norge) AS and Statoil Petroleum AS with 15 per cent each.