Summary

Globally nine bid rounds are due to close in Q1 2017. The bid due dates of the rounds - Egypt’s ’Ganope Bid Round 2016’, Congo Republic’s ’License Round 2016’, and Oman’s ’2016 Round’ - were postponed from the previous quarters. The ’Lease Sale 247’ round in the US offers the highest number of blocks among all bid rounds due to close in Q1 2017. The ’2016 Offshore Supplementary Round’ in the UK offers the second highest number of blocks. In terms of acreage, the ’Lease Sale 247’ in the US has the highest on offer of all rounds in the quarter. Oman’s ’2016 Round’ offers the next highest acreage.


Scope

  • Provides overview of global bid rounds due to close in Q1 2017
  • Major developments related to bid rounds in Q4 2016
  • Information on each bid round due to close in Q1 2017 by country
  • Recent exploration and licensing history of countries where bids are due to close in the quarter
  • Overview of bid rounds due to close in Q2 2017




Reasons To Buy

  • Obtain the most up to date information available on the global bid rounds due to close in Q1 2017
  • Gain insight on bid rounds and blocks on offer by country
  • Keep abreast of recent developments on the global bid rounds
  • Facilitate decision making on the basis of strong data on the global bid rounds