April's month in brief brings you the latest stories from the European upstream sector. Key stories this month include the launch of a 3rd Licensing Round in Cyprus with three deepwater/ultra-deepwater blocks on offer. Geo-Jade Petroleum Corporation has agreed to the cash purchase of all shares in Bankers Petroleum Ltd which includes the 180 mmboe Patos-Marinza field. Meanwhile, the Bulgarian Government has announced that preparations are underway for exploration drilling on the Khan Asparuh licence area. The report includes the 'Continental & Med. Europe Upstream Data Dashboard', which provides a snapshot of the latest data on licensing, drilling, discoveries, development, corporate and M&A activity.