The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 7130/4-1 in the Barents Sea.
The well will be drilled from the Transocean Arctic drilling facility about 85km north of Berlevåg in Finnmark.
Lundin Norway AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 40%. The other licensees are Lukoil (20%), Edison (20%), Lime Petroleum (10%) and Pure E&P Norway (10%).
This is the first well to be drilled in the 708 licence.