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Oil Production Licences

Volume 950: debated on Wednesday 24 May 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement about progress on the award of fifth round petroleum production licences.

, pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 23rd November 1977; Vol. 939, cols. 767–8], gave the following further information:I am now able to announce confirmation of award as follows:BLOCK 20/9

  • BNOC
  • Phillips Petroleum Exploration UK Ltd.
  • Fina Exploration Ltd.
  • Agip (UK) Ltd.
  • Century Power and Light Ltd.
  • Halkyn District United Mines Ltd.
  • Oil Exploration Ltd.

BLOCK 3/9b

  • BNOC
  • British Gas Corporation
  • Amerada Exploration Ltd.
  • Texas Eastern (UK) Ltd.