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Landward Licensing Round

Volume 408: debated on Tuesday 1 July 2003

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In the 11th Landward Licensing Round, my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry will offer eight Petroleum Exploration and Development Licences (PEDLs) to seven companies, as set out below:

Licence NumberCompaniesLocation (by county)
PEDL 125Northern Petroleum (GB) Limited; Magellan Petroleum (NT) Pty LimitedHampshire

Licence Number


Location (by county)

PEDL 126Northern Petroleum (GB) Limited; Magellan Petroleum (NT) Pty LimitedHampshire and West Sussex
PEDL 127Roc Oil (UK) LimitedNorfolk
PEDL 128Egdon Resources (UK) LimitedLincolnshire
PEDL 129Midmar Energy Onshore LimitedWest Sussex
PEDL 130Stag Energy LimitedNottinghamshire
PEDL 131Alkane energy UK LimitedNottinghamshire
PEDL 132Stag Energy Limited; Alkane Energy UK LimitedNottinghamshire


Where more than one company appears, then first-named will be the operator.

Each licence carries a work programme whose drilling component is a single-well 'Drill or Drop' commitment. Must also include seismic acquisition elements.