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  • 26 November 2010

    Following an announcement last week by the Government of Indonesia last week, BP confirmed today that it has been awarded a 100 per cent interest in the North Arafura oil and gas production sharing contract (PSC) in onshore Papua Province. The PSC was signed today in Jakarta by representatives of the Government and BP. The […]

  • 29 October 2007

    Lundin Petroleum AB is pleased to announce that it has acquired a 34 percent interest in Block E, offshore Cambodia from Medco International Petroleum Ltd. (‘Medco’), Kuwait Energy Company KSCC and JHL Petroleum Ltd. Completion of the transaction is subject to governmental approvals. Block E covers 5,559 square kilometers and is located offshore Cambodia, in […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

      Chariot Oil & Gas Limited, the independent Africa focused oil and gas exploration company, announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Chariot Oil & Gas Investments (Mauritania) Ltd. has entered into a production sharing contract with the Government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania for a 90% interest and operatorship in offshore Block C19, which […]

  • 1 April 2014

    New Zealand Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges today launched the third annual Block Offer for oil and gas exploration.

  • 17 May 2013

    Indonesian government today, May 17, launched a licensing round for 21 oil and gas exploration blocks, in an effort to improve chances of increasing the production of oil and natural gas nationwide. The authorities have classed 19 blocks as conventional and two as unconventional areas. Of the blocks offered, 17 are located in offshore areas, mainly in […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    BP confirmed that it has signed production sharing contracts for three deepwater exploration blocks offshore Uruguay. The signing of the contracts in Montevideo completes the award of the blocks, for which BP was the successful bidder in Uruguay’s second offshore licensing round in March 2012. The contracts cover blocks 11 and 12 in the Pelotas […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Eni was awarded a deepwater exploration block (Block 9) in the Eastern Mediterranean of Egypt within the EGAS 2012 International bid round in Cairo (Egypt). Through its fully owned affiliate, IEOC, Eni will act as Operator of Block 9 with 100% equity. Block 9, also named Shorouk Offshore, which covers an area of ​​3,765 square […]

  • 2 November 2006

    Total has been awarded an exploration licence for block L3, on the Dutch Continental Shelf, in the Netherlands. The block is situated 100 kilometres offshore north of Den Helder, within water depths of around 40 metres, and covers 406 square kilometres. The licence is granted for four years. The national Dutch State company EBN is […]

  • 9 May 2014

    The Philippines Department of Energy has today offered eleven offshore blocks for exploration. “Through the 5th Philippine Energy Contracting Round, we created an equal playing field for all interested parties, in which the government ensures that all service contracts and offered areas are in accordance with existing Philippine laws and policies,” Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dragon Oil plc, an international oil and gas exploration, development and production company, announces that it has been notified by Ganoub El Wadi Holding Petroleum Company (Ganope), one of the main entities of the Petroleum Ministry responsible for all exploration and production activities in the southern part of Egypt, that the Company’s offer for Block […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Chariot Oil & Gas Limited, the independent Africa focused oil and gas exploration company, announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Chariot Oil & Gas Investments (Morocco) Ltd., has entered into an agreement with Maghreb Petroleum Exploration S.A. (“MPE”) whereby MPE will transfer its 75% ownership and operational interests in two of its offshore licences, Loukos […]

  • 28 October 2019

    Israel has granted offshore exploration blocks to two consortia of oil companies that placed their bids in the recent licensing round.

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Together with partner ConocoPhillips, Statoil has been awarded a deep-water exploration block in the Myanmar waters of Bay of Bengal. Block AD-10 cover more than 9,000 km2, and is located 200 km from the coast in water depths of approximately 2,000 meters. The license has been awarded to Statoil and ConocoPhillips, each with a 50% […]

  • 20 January 2015

    The Norwegian Government has today offered ownership interests in 54 new production licences in connection with the Awards in Pre-defined Areas 2014 (APA 2014). Forty-three different companies are offered ownership interests in the licensing round. “Today’s award of new exploration acreage provides new tangible exploration opportunities for the companies. Most of the exploration activity on […]

  • 29 November 2007

    Apache Corporation said today that it has been awarded rights to explore the Lenga and Rusfin blocks on the island of Tierra del Fuego in the Chilean government’s Magallanes Basin bid round. Located along Chile’s border with Argentina, the two blocks add 1 million acres adjacent to Apache’s 714,000 acres and extensive exploration and production […]

  • 18 February 2014

    India’s largest international oil and gas E&P company ONGC Videsh (OVL) has signed Production Sharing Contract (PSC) for two shallow water exploration blocks SS-09 & SS-04 in the Bay of Bengal of Bangladesh on 17th February, 2014. OVL along with Oil India Limited (OIL) formed a consortium (50:50) and participated in the Bangladesh Offshore Bidding Round […]

  • 29 November 2013

    Dragon Oil plc has been notified by Ganoub El Wadi Holding Petroleum Company (Ganope), one of the main entities of the Petroleum Ministry responsible for all exploration and production activities in the southern part of Egypt, that the Company’s offer for Block 19 in the Gulf of Suez, Egypt, has been initially accepted. This acceptance […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Petroceltic International plc (“Petroceltic” or “the Company”), the upstream oil and gas exploration and production company focused on North Africa, the Middle East and the Mediterranean,  announces that its wholly owned Italian subsidiary, Petroceltic Italia S.r.l., has been awarded two exploration licences in the central Adriatic offshore Italy. Licences B.R 270 and B.R 271 are […]

  • 5 November 2012

    INPEX Corporation announced that through its wholly owned subsidiary, INPEX Offshore East India, Ltd., it has agreed to acquire a 26% participating interest in the exploration block KG-DWN-2004/6 in the deep water of Krishna Godavari Basin in the Bay of Bengal, offshore India, from India’s largest national E&P company, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited […]

  • 29 October 2012

      INPEX announced that it was successful in the 27th Seaward Licensing Round in UK, and won the three offshore Exploration Blocks in the North Sea jointly with Centrica Resources, a subsidiary of Centrica plc, a UK gas and electricity company and Statoil (U.K.), a subsidiary of Statoil ASA, a Norwegian oil company. The three […]

  • 5 August 2014

    The government of the Sultanate of Oman has invited interested companies to bid for five oil and gas exploration blocks.   Of the blocks offered as part of the Oman Bid Round 2014 two are located offshore the coast of Oman, while three are onshore. In a statement of the website of  The Ministry of Oil […]

  • 17 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    BP today announced that it has been awarded four deepwater offshore blocks in the Ceduna Sub Basin within the Great Australian Bight, off the coast of South Australia. BP said that it will explore Exploration Permit for Petroleum (EPP) areas EPP 37, EPP 38, EPP 39 and EPP 40 covering an area of 24,000 km2 […]