The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted MOL Norge AS a drilling permit to use Maersk Integrator for the wildcat well in the Norwegian Sea.
The well 2/9-6 S relates to the drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 617.
MOL Norge AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 40 per cent.
The other licensees are Wintershall DEA Norge AS (30 per cent) and OMV (Norge) AS (30 per cent). The area in this licence consists of part of block 2/9.
The well will be drilled about 31 kilometres east of the Valhall field.