BERR announces 25th offshore oil and gas licensing round

A record breaking 2,297 blocks or part blocks in UK waters are on offer for exploration in the 25th offshore oil and gas licensing round.

Offshore Staff

LONDON -- A record breaking 2,297 blocks or part blocks in UK waters are on offer for exploration in the 25th offshore oil and gas licensing round.

"This record-breaking 25th round includes areas of the Continental Shelf not previously explored, and demonstrates the government's on-going commitment to maximizing the UK's own energy resources," says John Hutton, Secretary of State for Energy.

02/21/2008

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