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Licensing & Concessions

(8/15/2019) Angkor Gold granted Cambodia's onshore Block VIII

(8/14/2019) Frontera awarded Colombia's Llanos-99 Block

(8/13/2019) Europa given extension to Ireland's FEL2/13 Phase 1

(8/12/2019) Cassandra Energy getting 10-year Gulf of Alaska onshore license

(8/12/2019) Petrobras sells onshore & offshore Potiguar Basin producing fields

(8/7/2019) Maurel & Prom buys stake in Angola shallow water blocks

(8/6/2019) CNOOC to take majority interest in Guinea-Bissau licenses

(8/5/2019) Ukraine's Geology Service offering 5 blocks for licensing

(8/5/2019) Dana Gas set to sell Egyptian oil and gas assets

(8/5/2019) Petronas awarded 2 exploration permits offshore Gabon

(8/4/2019) Eni & KazMunayGas awarded Kazakhstan's Caspian Abai Block

(8/4/2019) GulfSlope gets 3-year extension to US Gulf Ship Shoal block

(8/2/2019) Ecopetrol in farms into Texas Permian properties with Occidental

(8/1/2019) Australia launches 2019 offshore bidding round

(7/31/2019) Shell finalizes sale of US Gulf Caesar-Tonga to Equinor

(7/31/2019) BP & Eni awarded Block 77 in central Oman

(7/31/2019) Andromedia North spudded in UK sector of Southern North Sea

(7/30/2019) Neptune acquiring stakes in Germany from Wintershall Dea

(7/29/2019) 3D Oil granted Australia's Gippsland Basin Block VIC/P74

(7/29/2019) Qatar Petroleum takes a share of Total's interests offshore Guyana

(7/29/2019) Soliton farms out UK North Sea Isolde license to Equinor

(7/28/2019) Neptune adding stakes in Eni's Kutei Basin holdings in Indonesia

(7/28/2019) Petrobras offering stakes in 4 onshore Bahia fields

(7/26/2019) Inpex acquiring stakes in 4 Anadarko-operated US Gulf blocks

(7/26/2019) IOG farms out UK southern North Sea assets to CalEnergy

(7/25/2019) BP signs joint operating agreement for Gambia deepwater block

(7/25/2019) ConocoPhillips joins Wintershall Dea in Argentina's Neuquen blocks

(7/25/2019) Cornea lease WA-54-R off Western Australia expired

(7/25/2019) Petrobras selling shallow water fields to Trident & Karoon

(7/23/2019) Indonesia extends Sumatra Corridor gas block concession

(7/23/2019) Qatar Petroleum taking stakes in 3 blocks offshore Kenya

(7/22/2019) Melbana seeking extension to Cuba's Block 9 PSC

(7/21/2019) India awards 32 oil & gas blocks offered in OALP bid rounds

(7/21/2019) Edison awarded exploration license for Malta's Area 3, Blocks 1-3

(7/19/2019) Shell & Chevron transfer of Brazil's Saturno Block stake to Ecopetrol approved

(7/18/2019) Restructured acquisition of East Java Bulu PSC by Coro Energy

(7/18/2019) US Gulf of Mexico region-wide lease sale set for 21 August

(7/17/2019) Frontera granted 2 blocks in Colombia's Lower Magdalena Valley

(7/17/2019) ADX completes Parta Block farm-in in Romania

(7/17/2019) Mubadala sells stakes in offshore Aceh, Indonesia blocks

(7/17/2019) United selling UK North Sea blocks to Anasuria Hibiscus

(7/17/2019) PGNiG acquires Wellesley stake in Norway's Duva Field

(7/11/2019) UK launches 32nd Offshore Licensing Round

(7/10/2019) Total sells UK non-core assets to Petrogas

(7/9/2019) Encana sub Newfield selling Oklahoma Arkoma Basin gas assets

(7/9/2019) Partex picks up 2 blocks in Colombia's June bid round

(7/8/2019) Eni & KMG awarded Kazakhstan's Caspian Abai Block

(7/8/2019) Pakistan preparing new licensing round for 5 offshore, 35 onshore blocks

(7/8/2019) UK & Faroes launching joint licensing round

(7/4/2019) Vintage executes farm-in with Metgasco in Queensland

(7/4/2019) Pura Vida farming into Poland's Gora and Nowa Sol Projects

(7/3/2019) AOC takes 20% stake in South Africa's Orange Basin block

(7/3/2019) Eni awarded Ghana's Tano Basin offshore Block WB03

(6/30/2019) ONGC seeking partners for 64 marginal field developments

(6/28/2019) Oil Search exercises option to expand Alaska holdings

(6/27/2019) Shell sells Alberta, Canada's Foothills sour gas assets to Pieridae

(6/27/2019) GeoPark awarded 3 blocks in Colombia's Llanos Basin

(6/27/2019) W&T Offshore acquires ExxonMobil's eastern US Gulf producing properties

(6/24/2019) ExxonMobil testing market interest in sale of Norwegian portfolio

(6/24/2019) Nostrum acquiring 50% stake in NW Kazakhstan Stepnoy Leopard licenses

(6/24/2019) Alliance acquires Wing Resources Permian Basin assets

(6/23/2019) Claren to acquire remaining 60% interest in Romania's Bobocu Field

(6/20/2019) Chrysaor buys into Apache licenses in UK North Sea

(6/20/2019) Chevron & Equinor quit New Zealand permits off North Island

(6/19/2019) Angus concludes farm-in agreement for Saltfleetby gasfield

(6/18/2019) Lime Rock acquiring BP oil & gas assets in Oklahoma

(6/14/2019) Mexico cancels October bidding for JVs with Pemex

(6/13/2019) Glencore selling Chad oilfields Mangara, Badila & Krim

(6/11/2019) Amerisur farmout of four of Colombia's Putumayo blocks approved

(6/11/2019) PGNiG Norway acquiring stake in Norway's King Lear Field

(6/10/2019) OMV stake in Russia's Urengoyskoye Field Achimov blocks to cost $1.2 billion

(6/10/2019) Cupet details Cuba's 1st licensing round for 24 Gulf of Mexico blocks

(6/9/2019) Lukoil signs heads of agreement for Kazakh Caspian block

(6/9/2019) ONGC, Vedanta, & Oil India take bulk of blocks in India licensing round

(6/9/2019) AAOG finalizes terms for PSC over Congo's Tilapia Field

(6/9/2019) Argentina's Neuquen Province to auction 6 Vaca Muerta blocks

(6/7/2019) Dominican Republic offering 14 on and offshore blocks in 1st licensing round

(6/7/2019) Angola launches 1st phase of new licensing round

(6/6/2019) Lukoil buys into Congo's Marine XII license for $800 million

(6/6/2019) UKOG becomes majority owner of England's Weald Basin PEDL143

(6/5/2019) Equinor awarded 5 licenses on UK Shelf

(6/5/2019) ExxonMobil & partners to redevelop Angola's offshore Block 15

(6/4/2019) Eni awarded two exploration blocks offshore Cote d'Ivoire

(6/4/2019) Resource Energy adds Bakken assets in North Dakota

(6/3/2019) Bahrain opens to foreign companies holding 100% interest

(6/3/2019) BP selling Egypt Gulf of Suez assets to Dragon Oil

(6/1/2019) South Australia offering 8 new exploration licenses for bid

(5/30/2019) Ithaca Energy acquiring Chevron North Sea for $2 billion

(5/30/2019) Senex granted Queenland's Surat Basin gas block PLR2018-1-1

(5/30/2019) Cluff completes farmout to Royal Dutch Shell of UK North Sea license

(5/29/2019) Norway reveals 2019 Awards in Predefined Areas

(5/29/2019) Azinam completes acquisition of South Africa Orange Basin Block 3B/4B

(5/29/2019) Eni acquires rights to 3 blocks offshore Mozambique

(5/29/2019) Devon selling Canadian assets to CNRL for $2.8 billion

(5/28/2019) Galilee wins Queensland's Surat Basin exploration block

(5/27/2019) Decker granted PSC for Suriname's onshore Nickerie Block

(5/27/2019) Algeria opposes sale by Occidental of Anadarko's Algerian assets to Total

(5/27/2019) Cuba offering 24 offshore blocks in Gulf of Mexico

(5/26/2019) Calima sells operating stake in Namibia offshore block to Tullow

(5/26/2019) Novatek granted 5 new licenses in Russia's Krasnoyarsk Krai

(5/26/2019) Riviera Resources sells Michigan gasfields for $44.5 million

(5/24/2019) Eni & Total awarded 4 new exploration blocks off Cote d'Ivoire

(5/23/2019) Perupetro prepping to put Amazon Block 201 up for bid

(5/23/2019) Argentina awards blocks in Offshore Round 1

(5/22/2019) Sierra Leone reopening 4th offshore licensing round

(5/20/2019) Red Wolf acquires Oklahoma SCOOP, STACK, & Merge assets

(5/19/2019) Cairn farming into Equinor's 4 blocks offshore Nicaragua

(5/17/2019) Santos P'nyang farm-in advances PNG LNG expansion

(5/17/2019) Murphy subs buy Ophir stake in Mexico's Cuenca Salina Block

(5/17/2019) Mexico's CNH alters boundaries of Maximino-Nobilis Block

(5/15/2019) Talon Petroleum completes acquisition of EnCounter Oil

(5/15/2019) Lack of interest produced no bids for offered parcels off Nova Scotia

(5/13/2019) Equinor buys Shell's stake in US Gulf Caesar Tonga Field for $965 million

(5/13/2019) Columbus wins Bonasse license onshore SW Trinidad

(5/9/2019) Vintage farms out block in Australia's Northern Territory Bonaparte Basin

(5/9/2019) Uganda launches 2nd bidding round with 5 exploration blocks offered

(5/8/2019) Mosman farms out East Texas Champion Project to Xstate

(5/8/2019) Sonoro awarded stake in Sumatra's Selat Panjang Block

(5/6/2019) Pennine to acquire southwest Alberta oil and gas acreage

(5/6/2019) South Sudan awards Block B2 to South Africa's PetroSA

(5/6/2019) Karoon completes farmout of Peru's offshore Block Z-38 to Tullow

(5/6/2019) Total to acquire Anadarko's Africa assets on Oxy buy of Anadarko

(5/3/2019) AAOG offered 25-year license for Congo's Tilapia Field

(5/2/2019) Shell farming into Cluff's Selene Prospect in UK North Sea

(5/2/2019) Eni awarded Bahrain's offshore Block 1

(5/2/2019) Albania withdraws Velca Block license from Pennine & Albpetrol

(5/1/2019) DEA approves Noreco acquisition of Shell's Danish upstream assets

(5/1/2019) Gambia grants offshore E&P rights to BP

(4/30/2019) Interoil entering Argentina with majority stakes in 3 concessions

(4/26/2019) Petrobras selling collection of assets for $10.3 billion

(4/26/2019) Melbana terminates farmout of Cuba's Block 9

(4/25/2019) ExxonMobil adds to acreage offshore Namibia

(4/24/2019) PetroChina in 50/50 deal for China's Beibu Gulf blocks

(4/23/2019) Diversified pays $400 million for HG Energy's Appalachia assets

(4/23/2019) Murphy acquiring LLOG US Gulf of Mexico deepwater assets

(4/23/2019) Northern buys US Williston Basin assets of VEN Bakken

(4/19/2019) Union Jack sells stake in UK PEDL143 to UK Oil & Gas

(4/18/2019) Schlumberger converts stake in Morocco's Anoual permits

(4/18/2019) Equinor wins seven exploration blocks offshore Argentina

(4/18/2019) Eni awarded Block A offshore Ras Al Khaimah

(4/17/2019) ConocoPhillips completes sale of its stake in Greater Sunrise Fields

(4/17/2019) ExxonMobil & Qatar Petroleum win 3 offshore blocks in Argentina

(4/14/2019) Smart Oil granted PSC for China's Bohai Bay Block 09/17

(4/14/2019) Uganda to launch second oil licensing round in May

(4/12/2019) BP relinquishing Sichuan, China shale gas PSCs

(4/11/2019) Total to assume operation of Oman's Block 12

(4/11/2019) Shell sells stake in US Gulf Caesar-Tonga development to Delek

(4/10/2019) Petrobras getting $9 billion+ to revise transfer-of-rights contract

(4/7/2019) Alaska federal judge rejects Trump attempt to open Arctic & Atlantic as illegal

(4/7/2019) Lebanon launches 2nd offshore licensing round with 5 blocks for bid

(4/7/2019) DR Congo set to launch onshore licensing round

(4/4/2019) C-NLOPB offering 9 parcels for bid in Newfoundland & Jeanne d'Arc waters

(4/4/2019) River Ranch selling oil & gas acreage in Oklahoma's SCOOP play

(4/3/2019) Pin Oak adds 43,000 acres to its Pennsylvania Utica Shale play

(4/3/2019) Lukoil & KazMunayGas awarded E&P contract for Kazakhstan Caspian block

(4/3/2019) Chariot granted 75% stake in Morocco's offshore Lixus license

(4/3/2019) ExxonMobil planning sale of Nigerian fields for some $3 billion

(4/1/2019) Tlou awarded new CBM license onshore Botswana

(4/1/2019) Var Energi selling stake in 6 Balder & Ringhorne licenses

(3/29/2019) Doriemus farming into Western Australia onshore Block EP487

(3/29/2019) Al-Haj Energy buys Premier Oil Pakistan for $65.6 million

(3/29/2019) Otto Energy farming into Talos Energy's US Gulf Green Canyon 21

(3/26/2019) Foothills acquiring Wyoming Wind River Basin undeveloped acreage

(3/25/2019) Indian Oil & Bharat PetroResources win Abu Dhabi onshore Block 1

(3/25/2019) W&T Offshore apparent high bidder for 15 US Gulf blocks in Lease Sale 252

(3/22/2019) OKEA farms into Norwegian exploration license east of Draugen

(3/21/2019) Closing of Tanzania's Ruvuma farmout extended to 31 July

(3/21/2019) Murphy sells Malaysian subsidiaries to Thailand's PTTEP

(3/20/2019) Greenland Gas & Oil granted license & extension in Southeast Greenland

(3/20/2019) Amerisur ups Colombia's Putumayo-8 Block stake to 100%

(3/20/2019) US Gulf Lease Sale yields more than $244 million in high bids

(3/20/2019) Sudan protests Egyptian oil & gas blocks encroaching on Sudanese territory

(3/20/2019) DEA purchase of Sierra Oil & Gas boosts presence in Mexico

(3/18/2019) BW Offshore & Gabon Oil agree to share interests in Gabon offshore block

(3/18/2019) Alpha acquires Premier Gas' Oklahoma Rogers Project

(3/17/2019) Abu Dhabi awards Inpex sub Jodco its Onshore Block 4

(3/17/2019) Norway expanding Arctic exploration area in this year's licensing round

(3/15/2019) BW Offshore to raise ownership of Brazil's Maromba Field to 100%

(3/15/2019) Total awarded JDZ concession by Nigeria & Sao Tome & Principe

(3/14/2019) Europa transferring operation of UK Weald Basin license to UKOG

(3/13/2019) Petrobras' Potiguar Basin divestment process underway

(3/13/2019) Region-wide US Gulf Lease Sale 253 set for August

(3/13/2019) Qatar Petroleum acquiring share in Eni permit offshore Morocco

(3/13/2019) GeoPark expands into Ecuador with 2-block acquisition

(3/11/2019) Questerre acquires exploration rights to 753,000 acres in Quebec

(3/11/2019) Qatar Petroleum acquiring stake in Mozambique's Angoche Basin

(3/11/2019) United farming into onshore Benin Block B with Elephant Oil

(3/11/2019) Egypt kicks off Offshore Red Sea Bid Round 2019

(3/10/2019) ONGC regains 5 discovered small fields seized by federal government

(3/7/2019) DEA extends Gulf of Suez oilfield concessions

(3/6/2019) BW Offshore buying Brazil's Maromba Field & Campos Basin block

(3/6/2019) Tamarind gets okay to buy TAG's New Zealand assets

(3/5/2019) Inpex acquires tight oil project in Texas' Eagle Ford play

(3/3/2019) Shell to be prosecuted for criminal charges over Nigeria block

(3/3/2019) Petrobras selling stake in Brazil's Espirito Santo Lagoa Parda Cluster

(3/1/2019) Australia's $7.2 billion coal seam gas project goes to Arrow Energy

(2/28/2019) Genel adds stakes in Kurd Iraq Sarta & Qara Dagh Blocks

(2/28/2019) Petro River picks up more interest in UK offshore licenses

(2/27/2019) Ring acquires Wishbone's Texas-New Mexico North Central Basin assets

(2/26/2019) Mubadala & PTTEP take Thailand's offshore Block G1/61

(2/26/2019) Block Energy ups stake in Georgia's West Rustavi Concession

(2/25/2019) Marathon exits UK North Sea with sale of assets to RockRose

(2/22/2019) Bahamas Petroleum licenses extended to yearend 2020

(2/22/2019) Gran Tierra acquires strategic Colombia Putumayo & Llanos concessions

(2/21/2019) Targa selling 45% interest in Targa Badlands & its North Dakota assets

(2/21/2019) Devon divesting Canadian & Barnett Shale assets

(2/18/2019) Santos consolidating interest in Northern Australia's Bonaparte Basin

(2/17/2019) Eni awarded 2 new exploration blocks onshore Egypt

(2/17/2019) Kenya warns Somalia of serious response to licensing disputed block

(2/15/2019) PTTEP ups stake in Thailand's Sinphuhorm Project

(2/14/2019) Byron buys US Gulf South Marsh Island Block 58

(2/14/2019) Cabot suspends work on Italian permits for exploration review

(2/13/2019) US BOEM to host US Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 252 in March

(2/11/2019) EGAS awards DEA Egypt's East Damanhour exploration block

(2/11/2019) Coro farms into Indonesia's West Natuna Duyung Block

(2/10/2019) India launches OALP-III licensing round for exploration blocks

(2/9/2019) Cluff farming out UK North Sea license interests to Shell UK

(2/9/2019) Total E&P Namibia farms out stake in offshore Namibia block to Impact

(2/8/2019) Frontera farms into Parex Block VIM-1 onshore Colombia

(2/8/2019) SDX granted 2 Rharb blocks in northern Morocco

(2/5/2019) CGX forms farm-in JV with Frontera Energy for Guyana licenses

(2/2/2019) Repsol takes on Total's stake in Norway's Norwegian Sea Mikkel Field

(2/2/2019) Adnoc awards Occidental Petroleum Abu Dhabi Onshore Block 3

(1/31/2019) UK OGA launches Greater Buchan Area licensing round

(1/30/2019) Petro Rio ups ownership of Brazil's Frade Field

(1/28/2019) RoyalGate extends Equatorial Guinea Block Z license

(1/24/2019) Ireland's Avalon license option converted to frontier exploration license

(1/22/2019) UKOG ups stake in onshore UK Isle of Wight license

(1/21/2019) Sacgasco takes over operations of California Sacramento Basin fields

(1/21/2019) Genel farms into Chevron's Sarta & Qara Dagh Blocks in Kurdistan

(1/18/2019) Pertamina to replace Chevron as operator of Indonesia's Rokan Block

(1/18/2019) Faroe, Shell, & Spirit equalize equity in UK Edinburgh Area

(1/18/2019) Total set to quit upstream Netherlands with gasfields sale

(1/17/2019) PGNiG granted license for Ras Al Khaimah exploration & production

(1/15/2019) Angola in final preparation for new licensing round

(1/15/2019) BP Canada cuts offshore Nova Scotia exploration

(1/15/2019) Eni & Oman Oil sign up for Oman's onshore Block 47

(1/15/2019) Record number of awards this year in Norway's Predefined Areas

(1/14/2019) CGX farming out Guyana Corentyne & Demerara Blocks

(1/13/2018) Eni pens exploration pact with Bahrain NOGA for Block 1

(1/13/2019) Sharjah grants Eni 3 onshore exploration concessions

(1/11/2019) Rose & Rockies Standard add acreage in Utah's Paradox Basin

(1/10/2019) AzEire given 2-year extension to Ireland's FEL1/13

(1/8/2019) No extension to Ophir's Block R license off Equatorial Guinea

(1/7/2019) Pertamina to operate North Kalimantan Maratua Block

(1/6/2019) TAG Oil sale of New Zealand Taranaki assets to Tamarind approved

(1/6/2019) Eni acquires 70% & operation of Alaska's Oooguruk oilfield

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