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  • 26 January 2017

    Lebanese government has re-launched its first offshore oil and gas licensing round after a three-year delay.  Lebanon launched its first offshore licensing round in 2013 but failed to see it through due to political turmoil. On Thursday, January 26 the country’s Minister of Energy and Water, Cesar Abi Khalil, announced that five offshore blocks will be open […]

  • 13 April 2017

    Lebanese government has extended a deadline to announce the results of the country’s second pre-qualification round related to its first offshore licensing round, which was re-launched earlier this year.  According to a Wednesday announcement by the Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA), a regulatory body in charge of managing the petroleum sector in Lebanon, the deadline was pushed […]

  • 24 August 2016

    The Israeli Ministry of Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources (MIEWR), the government agency responsible for overseeing all petroleum-related activities in Israel, plans to host roadshows in September 2016 for the promotion of the country’s first offshore energy licensing round. IHS Energy, a part of IHS Markit, said on Friday that it is acting as an advisor […]

  • 28 November 2018

    Israel has launched its second bid round to grant exploration licenses for natural gas and oil in Israel’s economic waters in the Eastern Mediterranean. 

  • 27 December 2019

    Russian natural gas producer and LNG major Novatek said that its Arctic LNG 1 unit has secured the rights to explore the Bukharinskiy license. 

  • 7 June 2016

    Equatorial Guinea’s ministry of mines, industry and energy on Monday launched the country’s oil and gas blocks licensing round 2016.

  • 15 December 2016

    The Oman Ministry of Oil & Gas has put four blocks up for grabs in the 2016 licensing round. The Ministry said on Wednesday that the blocks offered as part of the Oman Bid Round 2016 are Block 30, Block 31, Block 49, and Block 52. Bid submission deadline for Block 30 has already closed […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Research & Development

    Oregon State University has submitted a plan for the construction and operation of a wave energy test site off the Oregon coast. The project is designed to allow commercial wave energy developers the opportunity to test different technologies for harnessing the untapped energy of ocean waves, OSU explained. Submitting the draft license application to the […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Project & Tenders

    SeaBird Exploration has sold a seismic data license over Rio Grande Rise in Brazil. SeaBird’s share of the sale is approximately $0.8 million. The license sale relates to assets which previously have been written down to $0.2 million on the balance sheet, the company explained. The company will therefore report a gain of $0.7 million […]

  • 10 September 2015

    Thirty-seven companies have so far qualified to take part in Brazil’s 13th licensing round to be held in October this year. Among the companies given the green light, there are 22 international oil firms and 15 Brazilian ones. According to the ANP, Brazil’s oil and gas regulator, the companies taking part come from seventeen different […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today, 17 January, Statoil was awarded ownership interests in eleven production licenses on the Norwegian shelf. Statoil will be the operator in eight of the licenses. In this APA round (Awards in Predefined Areas), Statoil applied for more areas than has been the case in recent years, submitting a targeted application reflecting its new exploration […]

  • 31 October 2016

    UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has received 29 applications covering 113 blocks in the latest offshore licensing round for under-explored areas of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). The 29th offshore licensing round was launched on July 27, 2016, and closed for applications on October 26, 2016. OGA said on Monday that the 29th Frontier […]

  • 7 December 2018

    The IAPH audit tool has proven to be useful when granting LNG bunkering licenses at ports.

  • 1 August 2017
    Authorities & Government

    WavEC Offshore Renewables has launched the English version of the Licensing Guidance for Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) projects in Portugal. The purpose of the Guidance is to describe the various steps of the licensing process for MRE projects on the Portuguese mainland coastal area, excluding the autonomous regions of the Azores and Madeira and the […]

  • 28 October 2015

    Gabon has launched its 11th Licensing Round offering five deepwater blocks in the South Gabon Salt Basin. The round was formally opened on October 27, 2015, by the Gabon’s Minister for Petroleum and Hydrocarbons, Etienne Dieudonné Ngoubou at the 22nd Africa Oil Week conference in Cape Town, South Africa. Minister Ngoubu said: “The Oil Ministry has very […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian government has decided to offer 24 licenses in its 22 licensing round. The awards include 20 licenses in the Barents Sea and four in the Norwegian Sea. Out of the 36 companies which applied for the acreage in this round, 29 companies have been offered shares, while 14 companies are offered operatorship.  “I am very […]

  • 23 August 2016

    Norwegian oil major Statoil has signed a Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Jersey Oil and Gas and CIECO Exploration and Production to acquire 70 percent ownership and operatorship of the P.2170 license on the UK Continental Shelf. Statoil said on Tuesday that it would acquire 70 percent working interest and operatorship in the license for a […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lebanon’s pre-qualification phase for the 1st License Round has attracted bids from 52 oil companies. The companies had until March 28, 2013 to send in their offers in closed envelopes. The applications came from 25 different countries all around the world. Oil majors such as Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Eni, Petrobras, Shell, Total, INPEX, ONGC and Repsol all […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Providence Resources informed that it has been offered licensing option 16/27 over a circa 1,324 km2 area in the Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland.   The option area is located around 150 km off the west coast of Ireland and is situated in approximately 1,300 meter water depth. During regional interpretation and mapping of vintage 2D seismic reflection data, […]

  • 1 April 2006

    A boat which capsized off Bahrain with the loss of at least 58 lives was not licensed to sail as a pleasure cruiser, officials have said.

  • 12 October 2015

    Eni revealed it has been awarded two new exploration licenses in the Egyptian offshore of the Mediterranean Sea, North El Hammad and North Ras El Esh, as a result of the 2015 EGAS bid round.

  • 18 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas, S.A. and Guangdong Yuexin Ocean Engineering Co., Ltd –GYOE- (formerly Yuexin Shipbuilding Co., Ltd) have signed an agreement for the implementation of the FORAN CAD/CAM System in the Chinese shipyard, to be used in their shipbuilding activities. The agreement has been signed after a visit of a delegation from SENER. Located […]