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Council confirms dates for oil bidding rounds in 2018

09/11/2017 at 20:56h

São Paulo – The National Council for Energy Policy (CNPE), a body of the Ministry of Mines and Energy, approved this Thursday (9) the 15th Bidding Rounds of Exploratory Blocks of oil and gas in the concession system to March 29, 2018, and the 4th Bidding Rounds of Pre-Salt in the Production-Sharing regime to June 7, 2018.

According to information from the ministry, the 15th Bidding Round of concessions will offer 70 blocks, being 49 offshore and 21 onshore. The 4th Bidding Rounds of the pre-salt will offer the blocks Três Marias, Dois Irmãos, Uirapuru, Saturno and Itaimbezinho, located in the deep waters of the Santos and Campos basins, in Brazil’s Southeast coastline.

Via ANBA Newsroom. Translated by Sérgio Kakitani

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