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APA 2017 Round Part A: North Sea

Licensing Awards in the NCS

In February 2018 the authorities awarded licences from the APA 2017 Round. A total of 44 were...

Licensing Round Review | 10 September 2018
  • 2/2
  • 2/5
  • 2/9
  • 2/9
  • 3/7
  • 4/4
  • 7/7
  • 7/8
  • 7/11
  • 9/2
  • 10/4
  • 16/1
  • 16/4
  • 16/4
  • 16/7
  • 16/8
  • 24/6
  • 24/12
  • 25/10
  • 25/11
  • 25/12
  • 30/3
  • 31/2
  • 32/2
  • 34/3
  • 34/6
  • 35/2
  • 35/6

Completed Well 214/9-1

West of Shetlands

Exploration well located on a NE-SW trending tilted fault block structure. Rumoured 1 tcf class...

Completed Well | 1 November 2001
  • 214/9

Completed Well 48/18a-15

Southern North Sea

Small fault block. Well is long reach test drilled from the Lancelot Field to the North of 48/18...

Completed Well | 1 April 2003
  • 48/18a
  • 48/18c

Completed Well 9/19-13

Viking Graben

Fan/sand mound

Completed Well | 1 April 2003
  • 9/19

Hydrocarbon Play on the Mid North Sea High

An In-Depth Review

One of the most interesting Twenty Third Round awards was made to Esso (operator) and Shell for...

Play Review | 1 August 2006
  • 29/19
  • 29/27
  • 37/10
  • 38/16
  • 39/7

Released Well 9/18a-33, 33Z, 33Y, 33X, 33W

Viking Graben

Fault block downthrown from the Beryl Field with Triassic aged Lewis Sandstone objective.

Released Well | 9 November 2008
  • 9/18a

Released Well 37/25-1

Southern North Sea

Corbenic exploration. Large faulted anticline with Middle Devonian Kyle Limestone at 7,800 to 9,...

Released Well | 1 June 2010
  • 37/25

Completed Well 37/25-1

Southern North Sea

Reef build-up

Completed Well | 18 December 2009
  • 37/25
  • 38/3

APA 2013 Round

A Review of Licensing Awards in the NCS

On 21 January 2014 the NPD announced the award of licences from the APA 2013 Round for which...

Licensing Round Review | 1 April 2014
  • 3/4
  • 3/5
  • 3/6
  • 3/7
  • 9/2
  • 9/4
  • 10/7
  • 25/3
  • 26/3
  • 26/4
  • 29/3
  • 6303/6
  • 6306/6
  • 6405/7
  • 6407/9
  • 6407/12
  • 7119/12
  • 7120/10
  • 7120/12
  • 7121/5
  • 7122/2
  • 7125/4

APA 2012 Round

A Review of Licensing Awards in the NCS

On 15th January 2013 the awards of licences in the APA 2012 round were announced. In total there...

Licensing Round Review | 1 July 2013
  • 2/2
  • 2/5
  • 9/24b
  • 17/12
  • 25/4
  • 25/7
  • 26/4
  • 31/2
  • 32/2
  • 36/7
  • 6305/4
  • 6406/6
  • 6407/7
  • 6507/5
  • 6607/2
  • 6608/8
  • 7120/12

Released Well 15/6-10

North Sea

Tilted fault block.

Released Well | 24 November 2011
  • 15/6

Released Well 25/8-16 S, 16 A

North Sea

Structural closure.

Released Well | 24 November 2011
  • 25/8

Completed Well 25/8-17, 17 A

North Sea

Four-way dip closure.

Completed Well | 17 May 2010
  • 25/8

Completed Well 25/10-10

North Sea

Skagerrak Sandstone at 2,300m

Completed Well | 15 November 2010
  • 25/10

Released Well 9/4-5

North Sea

Rotliegend Sand in faulted four-way dip closure at 5,000m

Released Well | 31 May 2009
  • 9/4

Completed Well 15/6-10

North Sea

Horst block

Completed Well | 16 November 2009
  • 15/6

Completed Well 25/8-16 S, 16 A

North Sea

Fault block

Completed Well | 16 November 2009
  • 25/8

Released Well 15/9-22

North Sea

Stratigraphic trap with the reservoir expected within the Middle Jurassic, Hugin, sands at 3,500...

Released Well | 15 November 2008
  • 15/9

Completed Well 15/9-22

North Sea

Tilted fault block.

Completed Well | 30 November 2006
  • 15/9

Completed Well 9/4-5

North Sea

Large fault block.

Completed Well | 30 November 2006
  • 2/10
  • 3/5
  • 9/4