The week in focus has been published for over 30 years and covers all exploration and appraisal drilling activity throughout Northwest Europe. The report also provides comprehensive coverage of deals and licensing activity, detailing all farm-ins/outs, asset sales/swaps, corporate acquisitions and licence awards. A well tracker is available for download. This weeks edition covers: In the UK, 29 applications were received for the latest offshore round, Independent Oil and Gas completes the acquisition of Oyster Petroleum, Apache has spud an exploration well on the Kinord West prospect and Hurricane has completed the latest Lancaster well. In Norway, Aker BP has spud a further appraisal well on the Lanfjellet discovery. In the Netherlands, Tulip Oil has completed its disappointing exploration well in the Southern North Sea.