OSLO, Norway – Thirty-one companies submitted applications for Norway’s APA 2021 licensing round, which opened on June 9.
This year more acreage was offered in the North Sea, Norwegian Sea, and Barents Sea.
The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy and the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate expect to award new production licenses in early 2022.
Full list of applicants is as follows:
Aker BP; A/S Norske Shell; Chrysaor Norge; Concedo; ConocoPhillips Skandinavia; DNO Norge; Equinor Energy; Idemitsu Petroleum Norge; INEOS E&P Norge; KUFPEC Norway; Lime Petroleum; Longboat Energy Norge; Lotos Exploration & Production Norge; Lundin Energy Norway; M Vest Energy; Neptune Energy Norge; OKEA; OMV (Norway); ONE Dyas Norge; Pandion Energy; Petrolia NOCO; PGNiG Upstream Norway; RN Nordic Oil; Source Energy; Spirit Energy Norge; Suncor Energy Norge; Sval Energi; TotalEnergies EP Norge; Vår Energi; Wellesley Petroleum; and Wintershall Dea Norge.