The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Noreco Norway a drilling permit for wellbore 6608/10-16, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.

The 6608/10-16 wellbore will be drilled from the Bredford Dolphin drilling facility at position 66º08`38.09" N and 08º04´00.71" E.

Drilling program for wellbore 6608/10-16 relates to drilling of a wildcat well in production license 484. Noreco Norway AS is the operator with an ownership interest of (30%) and the licensees are Dana Petroleum Norway AS with (30%), Explora Petroleum with (30%) and E.ON E&P Norge AS with (10%).

The production license consists of parts of block 6608/10.

The production license was awarded in APA 2007.

Wildcat well 6608/10-16 is the first exploration well in production license 484.

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