A Review of Licensing Awards in the NCS
8 September 2016

In January of 2016 the authorities announced the award of licences for APA 2015. In the Norwegian Sea this comprised a total of 23 licences with Tullow again being successful (4 licences) as were Repsol, Petoro, Skagen 44 and the newly formed Point Resources (Pure, Core). The majority of awards were "drill or drop" but a firm well was bid in PL 128D.