Additional awards in APA 2006

Today the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy is offering 10 additional production licences to 22 companies in the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2006. With this addition, a total of 58 production licences are being offered in APA 2006, an increase from 45 in APA 2005.

On 29 January the Government awarded 48 production licences in APA 2006. In addition the Government decided to award up to 10 production licences, conditional on outstanding issues related to some companies’ organisation, that had to be clarified. On the basis of measures taken by the companies concerned, the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has decided to offer the postponed production licences as planned, in accordance with the Government’s decision.

Read the full version of the press release from the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.

Contact in the NPD:
Johannes Kjøde, +47 51876585.