The drilling programme for well 16/2-13 concerns the drilling of an appraisal well in production licence 501.

Ludin will drill the well 16/2-13 from the Transocean Arctic drilling facility at about 2.4km northeast of the discovery well 16/2-6 and 5km northwest of the appraisal well 16/3-4 on Johan Sverdrup in the central part of the North Sea.

Lundin is the operator of the well and owns 40% interest in the well while Statoil Petroleum and Maersk Oil Norway have 40% and 20%interest in the licence.

The permit is subject to the condition that the operator has all other permits and consents required prior to drilling.