Suriname 5th International Bid Round 2013

On 28 January, Staatsolie, the National Oil Company (NOC) of Suriname, released the Invitation to the 5th International Bidding Round which includes all the information that interested companies need to know to prepare and submit their proposals.
The International Oil Companies (IOC’s) looking to participate in the 5th International Bidding Round must submit a formal offer […]

Russia offers two E&P blocks in January 2013

The Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation offered two new blocks for exploration and production in December 2012. The Abanovskiy and Nekrasovskiy are both located within the Sakhalin region.
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Source: Deloitte

Myanmar Onshore Blocks 2nd Bidding Round 2013

The Myanmar Ministry of Energy (MOE),on behalf of the Myanmar Government, announced an invitation for sealed bids for the Myanmar Onshore Blocks Second Bidding Round - 2013 on 17 January 2013.
The Round offers onshore blocks for Petroleum Operations to be conducted on a production sharing basis. All interested parties are invited to submit their “Letter […]

Cameroon 2013 Licensing Round

Cameroon has launched a new licensing round which incorporates onshore and offshore blocks in previously explored and frontier regions. The National Hydrocarbons Corporation, Société Nationale des Hydrocarbures (SNH), announced that the new round, effective from 14 January 2013, includes five exploration blocks from three areas; Lungahe, Bomana and Dissoni in the Rio del Rey Basin, […]

11th Brazilian Licensing Round 2013 - additional blocks to be offered

Despite long delays, the Brazilian National Petroleum Agency (Agência Nacional do Petróleo - ANP) officially released the Preliminary Tender Protocol of the hotly awaited 11th Brazilian Licensing Round. After a four years hiatus in bidding rounds, the 11th Brazilian Licensing Round is expected to put Brazil back on the map of international bidding rounds, providing […]

Cook Inlet Areawide 2013W Lease Sale announcement

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources (ADNR), Division of Oil and Gas (DO&G), has announced a Lease Sale in the Cook Inlet, scheduled for 8 May 2013.
The sale covers an area of approximately 4 million acres divided into 815 tracts ranging in size from 35 to 5,760 acres. All leases will carry an initial primary […]

Alaska Peninsula Areawide 2013 Lease Sale announcement

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources (ADNR), Division of Oil and Gas (DO&G), has announced a Lease Sale on the Alaskan Peninsula, scheduled for 8 May 2013.
The lease sale covers an area of approximately 5.8 million acres divided into 1,047 tracts varying in size from 1,280 to 5,760 acres. All of the leases will carry […]

Trinidad and Tobago Deepwater Licensing Round 2012 Results

The Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs of Trinidad & Tobago (MEEA) officially released the results of the deepwater bid round that concluded on 4 September 2012. The closure date was moved back from the original 30 July 2012 closing date. All of the blocks were offered under Production Sharing Contracts.
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New Russian E&P blocks offered in December 2012

The Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation offered 16 new blocks for exploration and production in December 2012.
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Ganope launches International Bid Round for 20 exploration blocks in Egypt

In December 2012, Ganoub El Wadi Petroleum Holding Company (Ganope) launched an international licensing round for 20 exploration blocks in the Arab Republic of Egypt.
Qualified oil and gas companies are invited to bid for Production Sharing Agreements for the blocks in the Western Desert, Eastern Desert, Red Sea and the Gulf of Suez.
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