Rocksource has secured a drilling permit from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill wellbore 6608 / 11-7 S in production licence 559, offshore Norway.

The well will be drilled using the Borgland Dolphin drilling facility, 6km north-east of the Linerle discovery and 32km north-east of the Norne field.

Production licence 559 is owned by operator Rocksource with a 60% interest, VNG Norge with 30% and Skagen with 10%.

The drilling permit is subject to the receipt of all permits and consents required by authorities.