GDF Suez gains more blocks close to Cygnus in North Sea

Britain’s Department of Energy and Climate Change has awarded GDF Suez E&P UK five more licenses under the second tranche of the 27th offshore licensing round.

Offshore staff

PARIS – Britain’s Department of Energy and Climate Change has awarded GDF Suez E&P UK five more licenses under the second tranche of the 27th offshore licensing round.

All are in the southernNorth Sea. GDF Suez will operate three, and will partner with Centrica and Wintershall in the other two.

The company hopes to define future exploration targets for new gas that could be taken through its emergingCygnus offshore complex.

Block(s)

GDF SUEZ E&P UK interest (%)

Operator

Partner(s)

Southern North Sea

44/13

40%

GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd.

Centrica

Bayerngas

44/16b

40%

GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd.

Centrica

Bayerngas

44/16c

40%

GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd.

Centrica

Bayerngas

44/19a

8.739%

Wintershall

Gazprom

EWE Energie

GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd.

42/2(split), 42/3 (split) 42/7, 42/8b, 42/9b

45%

Centrica

GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd.

Atlantic Petroleum

12/10/2013

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