Pre-salt licenesing round set for OctoberNews // June 21, 2013
Broker Nor-Ocean Offshore says Brazilian regulator National Petroleum Agency (ANP) has confirmed that its first presalt licensing round will be held on October 22nd 2013.
The area on offer will be the Libra prospect in the Santos Basin. The bidding round will be the first under Brazil's
new production sharing model that was designed in 2010 for pre-salt and other strategic areas.
"Under this model, Petrobras will be guaranteed to hold a minimum of 30 per cent interest in the license," Nor-Ocean explained in its latest report on the offshore vessel market.