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Norway Awards Oil Licenses in Norwegian, Barents Seas

April 15 (Bloomberg) -- Norway awarded 24 oil and natural gas licenses in the Norwegian and Barents seas in its 21st licensing round.

The following table shows the licenses awarded to each company. The number of licenses is in parenthesis after the company name.

Operating licenses:

BG Group Plc (1) Chevron Corp. (1) ConocoPhillips (1) Dana Petroleum Plc (1) Dong Energy A/S (1) Exxon Mobil Corp. (1) GDF Suez SA (3) Lundin Petroleum AB (1) OMV AG (1) Suncor Energy Inc. (2) Statoil ASA (8) Vng-Verbundsnetz Gas AG (1) Wintershall AG (2)

Participating interests:

Bayerngas GmbH (1) BG Group Plc (1) Centrica Plc (2) Chevron (1) Concedo Norge AS (1) ConocoPhillips (5) Dana Petroleum (2) Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA (1) Dong Energy (1) E.ON AG (1) Edison SpA (2) Eni SpA (2) Exxon Mobil Corp. (3) Faroe Petroleum Plc (1) GDF Suez (3) Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd. (4) Lundin Petroleum (1) Maersk Oil (1) Norwegian Energy Co. ASA (2) North Energy ASA (1) OMV (2) PGNiG Norway AS (2) Rocksource ASA (4) RWE AG (2) Spring Energy Norway AS (2) Suncor Energy (3) Statoil (11) Vng-Verbundsnetz (1) Wintershall AG (2)

To contact the reporter on this story: Meera Bhatia in Oslo at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Angela Cullen at

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