Licensing News

SOCO Secures New Exploitation Permits, Offshore Congo (Brazzaville)

SOCO is pleased to announce that SOCO Exploration and Production SA ("SOCO EPC"), the Operator of the Marine XI Block, offshore the Repub

Eni signs an Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement for Block 52, Offshore Oman

The Government of the Sultanate of Oman, Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production (OOCEP), a subsidiary of state company Oman Oil Comp

Tethys Oil to be awarded new exploration license onshore Oman

Tethys Oil is pleased to announce that it will be awarded a new exploration license by the Ministry of Oil and Gas of the Sultanate of Om

INPEX Awarded Exploration Block WA-532-P Offshore Western Australia

INPEX CORPORATION (INPEX announced today that INPEX Browse E&P Pty Ltd (INPEX Browse), a subsidiary, was individually awarded an expl

Carnarvon awarded AC/P62 permit in the Bonaparte Basin, Western Australia

  • Another highly prospective North West Shelf oil prone permit secured by Carnarvon

Shell winning bids expand pre-salt growth in deep-water Brazil

Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”) and its partners have secured three, 35-year production sharing contracts for pre-salt blocks located in

Soco Announces New Production Sharing Contract, Offshore Vietnam

A Production Sharing Agreement (“PSC”) for Blocks 125 & 126, offshore central Vietnam, between PetroVietnam, SOVICO Holdings and SOCO

BLM announces Alaska oil and gas lease sale

In keeping with the Administration’s goal of achieving American energy dominance, the Bureau of Land Management today announced that it w

Ophir Energy Signs Exploration Contract for New Equatorial Guinea Oil and Gas Acreage

  • London-listed Ophir Energy enters its second oil and gas block in Equatorial Guinea in partnership with GEPetrol.

Saffron Energy Awarded Sant' Alberto Production Concession

Saffron Energy, the AIM quoted European natural gas company, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Production Concession for

Tullow awarded four licences in Côte d’Ivoire

Tullow Oil has acquired 90% stakes in four onshore blocks in Côte d’Ivoire.

Karoon wins Santos Basin block in ANP Bid Round 14, Brazil

Karoon Gas Australia Ltd has successfully bid for a prospective 171 square km offshore block in the Santos Basin in the state of Santa Ca

Petrobras awarded seven blocks in Brazil 14th Round

The table above summarizes the result of Petrobras’ participation in the 14th Round of ANP Bidding

Brazil’s 14th Bidding Round had the largest signature bonus in history

The 14th Bidding Round of blocks for exploration and production of oil and natural gas, held today (09/27) by the National Agency of Petr

Pemex Signs Contracts With DEA and Ecopetrol for the Exploration of Blocks 2 and 8

Petróleos Mexicanos, through Pemex Exploración y Producción (PEP), signed Contracts for the Exploration and Extraction of Hydrocarbons in

Union Oil Relinquish Block 183 in Peru

Clontarf Energy (AIM: CLON) have been informed that Union Oil (the 80% owner of the concession) have returned to the Peruvian Authorities

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