Well 6604/5-1 will be drilled from the West Phoenix drilling facility, at position 66°35' 37.43" North and 04°32' 56.54" East.

The drilling program for well 6604/5-1 relates to the drilling of a wildcat well in production licence 894. Wintershall Norge AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 40%. The other licensees are Statoil Petroleum AS (40%) and Petoro AS (20%).

The area in this licence consists of a part of block 6604/5. The well will be drilled about 120 km southwest of the Aasta Hansteen field.

Production licence 894 was awarded on Feb. 10, 2017 (APA 2016). This is the first well to be drilled within the licence.

The permit is contingent upon the operator securing all other permits and consents required by other authorities prior to commencing drilling activities.