The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Spirit Energy Norge AS a drilling permit for Well 7322/7-1. The well will be drilled from the Island Innovator drilling facility after completing the drilling of appraisal Well 6506/9-4 A for Spirit Energy. The area in the license consists of Block 7322/7. The well will be drilled approximately 70 km west of 7324/8-1 and approximately 110 km northeast of the Johan Castberg field. The production license represents the 23rd licensing round on the Norwegian shelf. This is the first well to be drilled in the license. Spirit Energy is the operator, with an ownership interest of 60%, and Aker is the licensee, with an ownership interest of 40%.