Licensing News

Hydrocarbon licensing round opened in Isle of Man’s territorial waters

The Department of Economic Development has opened a licensing round to select suitably qualified applicants interested in potential hydro

Senex awarded Surat Basin acreage for domestic gas supply

Senex Energy Limited (ASX:SXY) today announced that it has been successful in the Queensland Government’s domestic gas acreage tender, wi

NOVATEK obtains new licence areas in Yamal and Gydan

NOVATEK has announced that its subsidiaries Arctic LNG-2 and NOVATEK-Yurkharovneftegas obtained new licence areas in the Yamal and Gydan

Petro Australis Exercises its Right to acquire 40% of Cuba Block 9 PSC


DNO Increases Tawke Stake

DNO ASA has been assigned the 20 percent interest in the Tawke license held by the Kurdistan Regional Government as part of a landmark se

Norway announces 24th licensing round

Norway's Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has announced the 24th licensing round on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

FAR awarded additional equity and improved deep water terms in the Guinea-Bissau Licences

Negotiations have concluded with the National oil company of Guinea-Bissau, Petroguin, to revise the terms of both the Sinapa and Esperan

Statoil awarded new UK exploration licences

Statoil was awarded six UK licenses, five as operator and one as partner, in the 29th Offshore Licensing Round, announced by the Oil and

Independent Oil and Gas provides update on Harvey and Elgood licences

Independent Oil and Gas plc ("IOG"), the development and production focused oil and gas company, announces the following updates on its H

29th Licensing Round has the potential to open up new areas of UKCS

Mike Tholen, Oil & Gas UK’s upstream policy director, said:

Bahamas Petroleum announces renewal for southern licences

Bahamas Petroleum Company, the oil and gas exploration company with a significant prospective resource in licences in The Commonwealth of

Sri Lanka launches tender for gas block development

The Petroleum Resource Development Secretariat (PRDS) of Sri Lanka has launched a tender to develop a gas block off its north-west coast.

Chariot Oil & Gas Announces Award of Kenitra Offshore Exploration Permit and Commencement of Seismic Programme, Offshore Morocco

Chariot Oil & Gas Limited, the Atlantic margins focused oil and gas exploration company, is pleased to announce that its wholly owned

MOL Group expands exploration portfolio in Hungary and Norway

MOL Group expanded its exploration portfolio by acquiring new licenses in Hungary and Norway.

APA 2016 Highlights considerable interest in further exploration of the Norwegian Continental Shelf

The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy this week offers 29 oil-companies participation in 56 production licenses on the Norwegian Contine

UKOG Announces P1916 Offshore Isle of Wight Licence Extension

UK Oil & Gas Investments PLC announces that UKOG Solent Limited, a 100%-owned subsidiary, has been advised that the Oil and Gas Aut

Statoil awarded 29 new production licences on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

In connection with the Award in Predefined Areas (APA) for 2016 Statoil has been awarded interests in 29 exploration licences on the No

Aker BP offered 21 new licenses in APA award

Aker BP is offered interests in 21 new production licenses (licenses), including 13 new operatorships, at the Awards in pre-defined are

DEA awarded two new licences in Norway

Within the 2016 Awards in Predefined Areas (APA 2016), DEA was awarded two new licences by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Ener

Ownership interests offered in APA 2016

Today, 17 January, offers for 56 new production licences on the Norwegian continental shelf will be sent to 29 companies.