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Lundin Petroleum commences Maligan exploration well

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Lundin Petroleum AB has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Lundin Malaysia BV, has commenced drilling of the Maligan exploration well in Block SB307/SB308, offshore East Malaysia.

The Maligan prospect is in shallow water. It is located to the north of a major producing field in offshore East Malaysia. The well will target hydrocarbons in Miocene aged sands.

Maligan is to be drilled with the West Prospero jack-up rig to a total depth of approximately 1700 m below mean sea level.

Lundin Malaysia holds 85% working interest in SB307/SB308 and PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd holds 15% working interest.

Drilling of the well is anticipated to take approximately 30 days.

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