As part of the 31st Offshore Licensing Round, the Oil and Gas Authority offered companies the opportunity to propose additional blocks in more mature areas, for possible inclusion where applicants intend to commit to a substantial firm work programme.

The OGA has considered the proposals received and has added a further 13 blocks or part-blocks to the acreage available for applications in the 31st Offshore Licensing Round.

Further details can be found in the updated ‘Questions and Answers’ document – see link: https://www.nstauthority.co.uk/licensing-consents/licensing-rounds/