19 licences awarded in the Norwegian licensing round

Stockholm, SWEDEN

Lundin Energy AB announces that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Energy Norway AS (together Lundin Energy), has been awarded a total of 19 exploration licence interests in the 2020 Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) licensing round, in Norway. 

The award includes 15 licences in the North Sea, two licences in the Norwegian Sea and two licences in the Southern Barents Sea, seven of the newly awarded licences will be operated by Lundin Energy Norway.

The awards from this licensing round continue to build on the Company’s seven core exploration areas and increases by 23 percent the number of licences held by the Company. Supporting the Company’s strategy to execute an exploration programme which targets a combination of high value, near field opportunities and high potential, frontier exploration.

The licence interests are detailed below:

LicenceBlocksWorking Interest
1089*1/5,650North Sea
10872/2, 550North Sea
1084*3/760North Sea
10907/130North Sea
1091*15/5,6,840North Sea
1092*15/6,950North Sea
109715/3, 24/11, 1230North Sea
1095*16/2, 25/1150North Sea
1094*17/2,3,5,6,8, 18/760North Sea
1045B125/415North Sea
820SB125/840North Sea
109925/3, 26/1, 30/12, 31/1030North Sea
110430/340North Sea
1102*30/3, 31/1,4,560North Sea
110634/2,3,5,620North Sea
11266609/5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12, 6610/2,4,5,6, 6611/4,530Norwegian Sea
11296703/7,8,9,10,11,12, 6704/7,8,10,1130Norwegian Sea
229G17122/8,950Southern Barents Sea
11317122/8,9,10,11,12, 7123/7,8,920Southern Barents Sea

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

Lundin Energy has grown from an oil and gas exploration company into an experienced Nordic energy developer and operator. We continue to explore new ideas, new concepts and new solutions to maintain our position as an industry leader in production efficiency, sustainability and decarbonisation. (Nasdaq Stockholm: LUNE). For more information, please visit us at www.lundin-energy.com or download our App www.myirapp.com/lundin

For further information, please contact:

Edward Westropp
VP Investor Relations
Tel: +41 22 595 10 14
Robert Eriksson
Head of Media Communications
Tel: +46 701 11 26 15

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