Aker BP awarded 15 licenses in APA 2021

Aker BP has been offered interests in 15 new production licences in Norway, of which 7 as operator, through the Awards in pre-defined areas (APA 2021) licensing round. 

Of the 15 production licences awarded to Aker BP, 10 are in the North Sea (5 as operator) and 5 are in the Norwegian Sea (2 as operator).  

"Aker BP is very pleased with the APA 2021 awards. Our team did an excellent job, and we see great exploration opportunities that will strengthen our portfolio in mature core areas and new growth possibilities," says Evy Glørstad, Senior Vice President Exploration and Reservoir Development in Aker BP. 

"APA awards are instrumental to meet Aker BP high ambitions on the Norwegian Continental Shelf and we look forward to constructive collaboration with our partners," says Glørstad. 

The APA 2021 awards were announced by the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy on Tuesday 18 January 2021. In total, 53 licences were offered to a total of 28 companies.  

For more details on the awards, please see the announcement from the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy at http://oed.dep.no.