Tender for oil and gas exploration in deep waters of the Black Sea
The Bulgarian Council of Ministries opened a tender for oil and natural gas exploration in two areas, 1-14 Silistar block (6,893 square kilometres) and 1-22 Teres block (4,032 square kilometres), which area situated in Bulgaria’s continental shelf and exclusive economic zone in the Black Sea.
The tender was announced on 3 December 2014 on the Republic of Bulgaria Council of Ministers website
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First International Offshore Croatian Licensing Round 2014 awards
The Croatian Government has announced the award of 10 of the 29 blocks offered in the First International Offshore Croatian Licensing Round, following the round closure in November 2014. All of the blocks offered were located in the Adriatic Sea.
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Canada Newfoundland Call for Bids NL13-01, NL13-02, and NL14-01 results
The Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board (CNLOPB) has announced the results of sales NL13-01, NL13-02 and NL14-01. The sales offered a total of six parcels, in which three received acceptable bids.
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Liberia Basin Competitive Bid Round 2014 – Awards
The National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL) announced the opening of the Liberia Basin Competitive Bid Round 2014 on 5 August 2014.
NOCAL offered four blocks: LB-06, LB-07, LB-16, and LB-17 with a total area of over 12,600 square kilometres.
NOCAL announced on 17 December 2014 that it had submitted to the Legislature for ratification of a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) covering block LB-16. This is the first of the four blocks to be awarded in the 2014 bid round.
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Mexico announces launch of Round One for Shallow Water Areas
The Mexican National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) announced, in December 2014, the opening of the first phase of the Round One call for bids as well as the bidding conditions.
The first phase covers only the exploration blocks within the shallow waters of the southern Gulf of Mexico.
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Norway announces blocks offered in 23rd Licensing Round
The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, on 20 January 2015, announced the 23rd Norwegian Licensing Round on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Fifty-seven blocks/part blocks are being announced in this round, of which three are in the Norwegian Sea and 54 in the Barents Sea.
The application deadline is 12:00 (GMT+1) on 2 December 2015. The Government aims to award new production licences in the first half of 2016.
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Norwegian block offers announced in Awards in Pre-Defined Areas 2014
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) announced, on 20 January 2015, that offers will be issued to 43 companies for 54 new production licences on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The offers have been issued following the evaluation of applications from 47 companies in the Awards in Pre-defined Areas (APA) 2014.
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Three blocks offered in Russia in December 2014
The Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation offered three new blocks for exploration and production in December 2014.
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Peru 2015 International Bidding Round launched
Perupetro, the Hydrocarbons Regulatory Company of Peru, announced the launch of the Peru 2015 International Bidding Round on the 15 December 2014. The Round will offer seven blocks for production and exploration licence contracts.
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Perupetro announces results of Peru 2014 International Bidding Round
Perupetro, the Hydrocarbons Regulatory Company of Peru, announced the results of the International Bidding Round for Blocks III and IV, located in the Talara Basin in northwest Peru, on 12 December 2014.
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