A Review of the Frontier Round Awards
20 November 2017

Announced in March 2017, a total of 25 licences, covering 111 blocks and part-blocks were awarded in the 29th (frontier) round. This round attracted commitment wells on three licences, all operated by Statoil/BP. This article reviews all offered licences, based on data available to Exploration Geosciences, including relinquishment reports (for which links are provided). A summary of exploration and appraisal wells drilled within these licences is also given.

Quad/Block(s): 
204, 132, 133, 142, 210, 2, 3, 9, 15, 16, 8, 14, 21, 27, 28, 29, 35, 36, 42, 37, 38, 44, 41