Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to drill an exploration well in the Norwegian Sea using the West Phoenix drilling rig. The well 6507/2-5 S is located in production license 942. The drilling location is on the Dønna terrace, about 20 kilometers northwest of the Skarv field, and approximately 227 kilometers from Brønnøysund.Water depth at the site is 332 meters.Drilling of the well is scheduled to start in June 2019 and the drilling operations are expected to last 53 days.The well is to be drilled by West Phoenix, a semi-submersible drilling rig of the Moss Maritim CS50 type, operated by North Atlantic Drilling (formerly Seadrill Management).Spotted a typo? Have something more to add to the story? Maybe a nice photo? Contact our editorial team via email. Offshore Energy Today, established in 2010, is read by over 10,000 industry professionals daily. We had nearly 9 million page views in 2018, with 2.4 million new users. This makes us one of the world’s most attractive online platforms in the space of offshore oil and gas and allows our partners to get maximum exposure for their online campaigns. If you’re interested in showcasing your company, product or technology on Offshore Energy Today contact our marketing manager Mirza Duran for advertising options.