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Thursday, October 29, 2015

Equatorial Guinea promotes new offshore exploration in 2016

Following the success of its 2012 and 2014 bidding rounds, the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea has announced it will launch a new bidding round for all remaining deep and ultra-deepwater blocks in 2016. Two operators have confirmed they will ...
Africa | Thursday, October 29, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

MX Oil prepares for Mexico's tender for mature onshore conventional fields

MX Oil plc, the AIM quoted oil and gas investment Company focused on the re-opening Mexican energy sector, notes the recent comments made by Mexico's Secretary of Energy, Pedro Joaquin Coldwell, that the tender for mature onshore conventional fields in the states of Tab ...
North America | Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015

New Zealand: Block Offer 2015 Release Areas announced

Speaking at the Advantage 2015 Petroleum Summit, Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges today opened the Block Offer 2015 tender for petroleum exploration permits. Block Offer 2015 features 429,298 square kilometres of acreage, including three onshore areas and fo ...
Australasia | Monday, March 30, 2015

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Deloitte: Licensing Rounds

Thought leadership Deloitte North West Europe (NWE) End of Year Review 2014 The Deloitte NWE End of Year Review 2014 was released on 15 January 2015, reporting on exploration and appraisal drilling, licensing and deal activity, field development approvals across North ...
South America | Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Monday, January 5, 2015

Deloitte: Licensing rounds

Alaska Beaufort Sea, North Slope and North Slope Foothills Areawide Lease Sale preliminary results 2014 The Alaska Department of Natural Resources (ADNR), Division of Oil and Gas (DO&G), has announced the offering of state lands for competitive oil and gas leasing in th ...
North America | Monday, January 5, 2015

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Thalassa Holdings fails to conclude Norwegian license round

Further to its announcement on 25 November 2014, the board of Thalassa notes that the 23(rd) Norwegian licence round has not yet concluded and is now expected to conclude in 2015. Accordingly potential multi-client data sales relating to that round, which could generate ...
West Europe | Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014

Mexican Energy regulator formally launches Mexico's energy bid round

MX Oil plc, the AIM quoted oil and gas investment Company focused on the re-opening Mexican energy sector, notes the Mexican upstream oil regulator, CNH, this week approved rules for the first part of Bid Round 1, specifically the shallow-water exploratory blocks. Accor ...
North America | Friday, December 12, 2014

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Statoil adds permits to New Zealand portfolio

Statoil has been awarded four new exploration permits offshore New Zealand, building on its existing position. This deepens and diversifies Statoil's long-term portfolio. The permits are awarded by the New Zealand government through the 2014 Block Offer. Statoil pa ...
Australasia | Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Friday, December 5, 2014

Cluff Natural Resources formally awarded five licences over eleven blocks in the UK's 28th Offshore Licensing Round

Cluff Natural Resources Plc, the AIM quoted natural resources investing company, announces that further to the provisional award of promote licences in the UK’s 28th Offshore Licencing Round on 7 November 2014, it has now been formally awarded the five promote lic ...
West Europe | Friday, December 5, 2014

Friday, November 28, 2014

Deloitte: Licensing rounds

Thailand 21st Petroleum Concession Bidding Round The Thailand Ministry of Energy launched the 21st Petroleum Bidding Round on 21 October 2014. 29 blocks comprising of 23 onshore and 6 offshore blocks have been offered in the round. Of the 23 onshore blocks 17 are locat ...
Asia Far East | Friday, November 28, 2014

Thursday, November 13, 2014

PA Resources receives provisional licence award in UK 28th Round

PA Resources (STO:PAR)(OSE:PAR) announces that it has been successful in the UK's 28th Seaward Licensing Round and has been provisionally awarded Blocks 22/18c and 22/19d as part of a group comprising of PA Resources (25 percent), E.On (40 percent), Cairn Energy' ...
West Europe | Thursday, November 13, 2014

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Statoil acquires blocks next to NSE's Bagpuss and Blofeld prospects in 28th UKCS Licencing Round

North Sea Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NUK) announces that Statoil has acquired, through the 28th UKCS Licencing Round, the acreage neighbouring the Bagpuss and Blofeld prospects (Blocks 13/24c and 13/25) held by its wholly owned subsidiary North Sea Energy (UK N02) Ltd. (& ...
West Europe | Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Six new licences awarded to Parkmead in UK 28th Licensing Round

Parkmead is delighted to announce that it has been provisionally awarded six new licences covering a total of nine offshore blocks in the UK 28th Licensing Round, as announced by the Energy Minister. These newly awarded licences are located in the Central and Southern N ...
West Europe | Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Monday, November 10, 2014

UK 28th Licensing Round: A success - or is it?

Another record it may be but there are underlying structural issues with the sector which will need to be ironed out before we can understand the true impact of this and other recent UK licensing rounds, reports Hannon Westwood, the Oil and Gas advisory firm. On 6th No ...
West Europe | Monday, November 10, 2014

InfraStrata offered block 3/11a by the Department of Energy and Climate Change

InfraStrata plc (AIM:INFA) announce that, together with joint venture partner Carstone Exploration Limited ("Carstone"), the Company has been offered block 3/11a by the Department of Energy and Climate Change in the UKCS 28th Seaward Licensing Round. InfraStra ...
West Europe | Monday, November 10, 2014

Friday, November 7, 2014

Wessex Exploration announces successful application in UK 28th Seaward Licensing Round

Wessex Exploration PLC announce the provisional award by the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change ("DECC") of a Promote Licence over blocks 98/7b, 98/8a and 98/12 (northern part), which lie to the east of the Wytch Farm oil field in Bournemouth Bay, offs ...
West Europe | Friday, November 7, 2014
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