DNO, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary DNO Norge has been awarded participation in 10 exploration licenses, of which two are operatorships, under Norway's Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2019 licensing round.
Of the 10 new licenses, five are in the North Sea, two in the Norwegian Sea and three in the Barents Sea. Prior to today's announcement, DNO held interests in 87 licenses offshore Norway, of which 22 are operated by the Company.
The new awards under the APA 2019 licensing round include:
PL1083: Lundin Norway (operator), Petoro, DNO Norge (30%)
PL1077: Equinor Energy (operator), DNO Norge (40%)
PL1076: Equinor Energy (operator), DNO Norge (50%)
PL1070: Total E&P Norge AS (operator), Vår Energi, DNO Norge (30%)
PL1056: Norske Shell (operator), Petoro, Wintershall DEA Norge, DNO Norge (20%)
PL1048: Lundin Norway (operator), DNO Norge (50%)
PL987 B: Suncor Energy Norge (operator), Vår Energi, Lundin Norway, DNO Norge (20%)
PL055 E: Wintershall DEA (operator), Repsol Norge, Vår Energi, Neptune Energy Norge, DNO Norge (14.2567%)
PL984 BS: DNO Norge (operator, 40%), Vår Energi, Source Energy
PL1036: DNO Norge (operator, 60%), Source Energy