The consent applies to the drilling of a wildcat well deeper than 200 metres below the seabed using Transocean Enabler.
The work is scheduled to begin in Q1 2020 and is expected to last for three days.
The well is to be drilled using the Transocean Enabler mobile drilling facility.
Transocean Enabler is a semi-submersible drilling facility of the CAT D type. It was delivered by the Daewoo yard in South Korea in 2016, is registered in Norway and classified by DNV-GL.