Novatek subsidiary Arctic SPG 1 has unveiled a plan to spud three exploration wells on a large onshore block on the Gydan Peninsula between next year and 2021.

According to a tender disclosure notice, wells 470PO, 471R and 472R will be drilled on the Soletsko-Khanaveysky block.

Arctic SPG 1 won a 27-year exploration and development licence for the block in August after Novatek had agreed to pay the government 2.6