The well is part of production licence 301, and is in the southern part of the North Sea, about 245 kilometres to the southwest of Egersund (see map). The water depth at the site is approx. 81 meters.
The following activities will be carried out:
According to the consent application, startup is planned for May/ June 2009 at the earliest.
Mærsk Guardian is a jackup drilling facility, constructed in 1986. It is operated by Maersk Drilling Norway AS. The facility received an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in February 2007.