Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) has been awarded a total of 12 exploration licence interests in the 2019 Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) licensing round, in Norway.  

The award includes 7 licences in the North Sea, 2 licences in the Norwegian Sea and 3 licences in the Southern Barents Sea, 7 of the awarded licences will be operated by Lundin Norway.

The awards from this licensing round continue to build on the Company’s seven core exploration areas and increases by 15 percent the number of licences held by the Company.

The licence interests are detailed below and maps of their location are provided on the following page.

LicencesBlockWorking InterestArea
PL1041Block 24/1230 %North Sea
PL1051*Blocks 31/3, 32/1, 35/12, 36/1040 %North Sea
PL1032*Blocks  2/7, 1040 %North Sea
PL1045Block 25/415 %North Sea
PL987B1Block 30/820 %North Sea
PL917B1Block 25/1020 %North Sea
PL1048*Blocks 30/1, 2, 34/1150 %North Sea
PL1069*Blocks 6505/6,9, 6506/1,4,750 %Norwegian Sea
PL1057Blocks 6302/2,3, 6303/1, 2,3, 6402/11,12, 6403/10,11,1230 %Norwegian Sea
PL1082*Blocks 7225/6,8,9, 7226/4,5,6,7,8,9,11,12, 7227/4,5,7,850 %Southern Barents Sea
PL1083*Blocks 7228/2,3,5,6, 7229/1,2,3,4,5,6, 7230/1,2,3,4,5,6, 7231/4, 7329/10,11,12, 7330/10,11,1240 %Southern Barents Sea
PL609D1*Block 7120/240 %Southern Barents Sea

*Operator Lundin Norway
1 Geographical extension of the licence area.


Lundin Petroleum is one of Europe’s leading independent oil and gas exploration and production companies with operations focused on Norway and listed on NASDAQ Stockholm (ticker LUPE). Read more about Lundin Petroleum’s business and operations at www.lundin-petroleum.com

For further information, please contact:

Edward Westropp
VP Investor Relations
Tel: +41 22 595 10 14
Edward.westropp@lundin.ch
 Sofia Antunes
Investor Relations Officer
Tel: +41 795 23 60 75
sofia.antunes@lundin.ch
 Robert Eriksson
Manager, Media Communications
Tel: +46 701 11 26 15
robert.eriksson@lundin-petroleum.se


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