CNOOC to lead offshore Iceland license group

Orkustofnun, Iceland’s National Energy Authority, has granted its third license in the offshore Dreki area.

Offshore staff

REYKJAVIK, Iceland --Orkustofnun, Iceland’s National Energy Authority, has granted its third license in the offshore Dreki area.

CNOOC Iceland will operate with 60 % interest, in partnership with Eykon Energy (15 %) and Petoro Iceland (25 %).

Applications for the third licensing round for the Dreki area between Iceland and Norway closed last April.

The other successful consortia were Ithaca Petroleum, Kolvetni and Petoro Iceland; and Faroe Petroleum Norge, Íslenskt kolvetni, and Petoro Iceland.

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