On 10 July 2019 the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) launched the 32nd Offshore Licensing Round. After being open for 120 days, the round closed 12 November 2019 at 14:00 GMT.
Submissions will now be considered and awards will be made in due course. The OGA has said previously that decisions are expected to be made in the second quarter of 2020.
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