The drill site is 80 km south-west of the Draugen field, and 65 km west of Smøla. Water depth at the site is 226 metres.
The coordinates of the well will be:
Drilling is scheduled to begin in May 2015 and estimated to last 64 days, depending on whether a discovery is made.
The well will be drilled by Bredford Dolphin, which is a mobile drilling facility of the Aker H-3 type. It was built in 1977 and significantly upgraded in 2006/2007. The facility is registered in Singapore and classified by DNV GL.
Bredford Dolphin was issued with an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) by the PSA in June 2007.
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