Awards in predefined areas 2018 (APA 2018) - announcement
14/03/2019 The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has 9 May 2018 announced the APA 2018, comprising the predefined areas with blocks in the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea.
38 companies have applied for acreage in APA 2018
14/03/2019 The authorities have received applications from 38 companies in the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2018. The application deadline expired on 4 September.
Record licence awards in APA 2018
14/03/2019 Today, 15 January, 33 companies have been offered ownership interests in a total of 83 production licences on the Norwegian Shelf in the Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2018. This is the largest number ever awarded in one licensing round.