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North Sea Oil (Licences)

Volume 975: debated on Tuesday 11 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy If he will make a statement on further confirmations of sixth round licences.

[pursuant to his reply, 1 November 1979, c. 626]: I am today confirming the award of further licences of blocks conditionally allocated under the sixth round of offshore licensing, as follows:Block 73/7BNOC Phillips Petroleum Exploration UK Ltd, Hispanoil (UK) Ltd, Century Power and Light LtdBlock 73/1BNOC, Swedish Petroleum LtdBlock 20/2BNOC, Burmah Oil Exploration Ltd, Charter-house Petroleum Development Ltd, Petroswede (UK) Ltd, Canadian Industrial Gas (UK) Ltd, DSM Hydrocarbons (UK) Ltd, Norsk Hydro Oil and Gas LtdBlocks 206/2 and 209/7BNOC, Shell UK Ltd