Well 8/10-7 S will be drilled from the Maersk Interceptor drilling facility in position 57°6'54.81" north and 3°3'31.5" east.
The drilling programme for well 8/10-7 S relates to the drilling of wildcat wells in production licence 405. Spirit Energy Norge AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 40 per cent. The other licensees are Suncor Energy Norge AS with 30 per cent, Faroe Petroleum Norge AS with 15 per cent and Aker BP ASA with 15 per cent.
The area in this licence consists of parts of block 8/10. The well will be drilled about five kilometres north of the 8/10-4 S Oda field.
Production licence 405 was awarded on 16 February 2007 in APA 2006. This is the seventh 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.