The well is part of production license 326 and is located in the Norwegian Sea approx. 370 kilometres west of Sandnessjøen (map).
According to the consent application, the estimated start-up of the drilling activity will be mid-December 2008, at the earliest. The planned duration of the activity is approx. 100 days.
Leiv Eriksson is owned and operated by Ocean Rig AS. The facility received a new Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) on 11 July 2008 (link).