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Norway's 22nd round focuses on Barents Sea

Norway's 22nd round focuses on Barents Sea

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On 12 June 2013 the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy announced the awards of the 22nd Norwegian licensing round. It covers 17,467 km2 of mainly arctic, frontier acreage in the Barents and Norwegian Seas, in contrast to the APA round which covers mature areas. 29 companies were awarded 24 licences, of which 20 are in the Barents Sea. The licences cover a total of 62 blocks or part-blocks. The successful companies are expected to confirm their acceptance of awards in the next...

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  • Barents Sea is focus of frontier licensing round
  • Some corporate surprises but Statoil still dominates
  • Licence awards in relation to proposed tax change

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  • Barents Sea is focus of frontier licensing round
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  • Some corporate surprises but Statoil still dominates
    • Top 10 companies by licences awarded
    • Net acreage awarded to companies
  • Licence awards in relation to proposed tax change
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