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Consent to carry out exploration drilling with Transocean Winner - well 16/7-9

Lundin Norway AS has been granted consent to carry out exploration drilling in the North Sea with the mobile facility Transocean Winner.

Well 16/7-9 has the following geographical coordinates:

N 58º 15' 17.47'', E 2º 17' 24.953''.

The water depth at the site is approx. 78 metres.

The activity has a planned duration of 41 – 56 days, depending on discovery.

Transocean Winner (image) is a semi-submersible drilling facility of the GVA-4000 design, built in 1983 at Gøtaverken Arendal in Gothenburg, Sweden.

The facility is owned by Transocean Offshore, and operated by Transocean Offshore (North Sea) Ltd, with headquarters in Stavanger.

Transocean Winner received the PSA's Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in August 2006.

Øyvind Midttun, press contact
Email: oyvind.midttun@ptil.no | +47 51 87 34 77