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20/06/2019 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP ASA a drilling permit for well 6608/6-1 cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Well 6608/6-1 will be drilled from the Deepsea Stavanger drilling facility in position 66 30`2.69 N and 08 56`19.27 E.
The drilling programme for well 6608/6-1 relates to the drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 762. Aker BP ASA is the operator with an ownership interest of 20 per cent.
The other licensees are Equinor Energy AS with 60 per cent and Petoro AS with 20 per cent. The area in this licence consists of parts of blocks 6608/6, 6608/9, 6609/4 and 6609/7. The well will be drilled about 60 kilometres northeast of the Norne field.
Production licence 762 was awarded on 7 February 2014 in APA 2013. This is the first exploration well to be drilled in the licence.
The permit is contingent on the operator securing all other permits and consents required by other authorities prior to commencing the drilling activity.