Aker BP has been offered interests in six new production licenses in Norway, of which two as operator, in the 24th licensing round. All the new licenses are located in the Barents Sea.
Gro Gunleiksrud Haatvedt, SVP Exploration of Aker BP comments:
«We are very pleased with today’s awards in the 24th licensing round, which further strengthen our presence and operator position in the Barents Sea. These awards will provide more valuable exploration potential and supplement our existing portfolio, and position the company for further growth in the region».
The 24th licensing round awards were announced by the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy on Monday 18 June 2018. In total, 12 licenses were offered to a total of 11 companies. For more details on the awards, please see the attached files from the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.
Oljedirektoratet:12 utvinningstillatelser tilbys til 11 selskap i 24. konsesjonsrunde
Regjeringen.no: 24. konsesjonsrunde – tilbud om andeler
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