Drilling began on the 7222/11-2 exploration well on production license (PL) 659 in the Barents Sea. The well targets the Langlitlinden prospect, whose main objective is to prove the presence of hydrocarbons in sandstones in the Triassic layer. The total planned depth is 2896 m below mean sea level. Det norske oljeselskap (20%) is the operator, with partners Lundin Petroleum (20%), Petoro (30%), Atlantic Petroleum Norge (10%), Tullow Oil Norge (10%), Rocksource Exploration Norway (5%), and Ithaca Petroleum Norge (5%).
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