Australian 2013 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release - Round II awards

Source Press Release
Company Santos LimitedApache CorporationBlack Swan Resources Pty LtdEquinor ASALiberty Petroleum CorporationNWS O&G PTY LTDOrigin Energy LimitedPathfinder Energy 
Tags Deals, Licensing Rounds, Upstream Activities
Date November 28, 2014

Thirty one blocks were offered as part of the federal offering of the Australia Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release for 2012 which opened in May 2013. The blocks span six basins, with the majority located offshore Western Australia in Commonwealth waters. 

Bid submissions for Round 2 of the 2013 acreage release closed on 22 May 2014. As of November 2014, four permits totaling 35,353 sqkm had been awarded.

Blocks  Acreage (sqkm)  Permit Awards  Basin 
NT13-1  6,972  Santos Offshore Pty Ltd 
Origin Energy Resources Ltd 
V13-2  2,077  Liberty Petroleum Corporation  Gippsland 
W13-4  7,756  Pathfinder Energy Pty Ltd  Browse 
W13-5  6,420  Pathfinder Energy Pty Ltd  Browse 
W13-6  13,674  Statoil Australia Theta B.V.  North Carnarvon 
W13-7  1,622  NWS O&G Pty LtdBlack Swan Resources Pty Ltd  North Carnarvon 
W12-7  12,630  Apache Northwest Pty Ltd  Canning 
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