The consent applies to drilling of exploration well 16/1-12 which belongs to production licence 338. A sidetrack might also be drilled.
The well has the following geographical coordinates:
N 58° 48' 22.48", E 02° 15' 50.73". The water depth at the site is approx. 107 metres.
According to the plan, the drilling activity is to start at the end of June 2009. The activity has a planned duration of 74 days, including well testing.
Songa Dee (formerly Stena Dee) is a semi-submersible mobile drilling facility of the type "Mitsubishi MD-602". It was completed in 1984.
The facility, which is owned and operated by Songa Management AS in Stavanger, received an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in June 2009 (link).