The consent applies to drilling and production testing of well 16/1-10 located approx. 200 kilometres west of Stavanger (see map).
The well has the following geographical coordinates:
N 58° 51' 14.61", E 02° 16' 30.85". The water depth at the site is approximately 108 metres.
Bredford Dolphin is a Semisub Aker H-3 type facility which received the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway's Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) on 28 June 2007.
According to the application for consent, the earliest anticipated start-up of the drilling activity is the beginning of July 2008. The activity is estimated to last approx. 5 weeks.