After approximately 10 years since the last licensing round, the Romanian Agency for Mineral Resources (“ANRM“) launches the 11th bidding round for the concession of 28 exploration, development and exploitation oil&gas perimeters – 22 onshore and 6 offshore (listed in the attached Annex), according to Order no. 273/2019 published on 24 July 2019.
Interested Romanian or foreign entities must submit their bids before the 120th business day, calculated from the business day immediately following the publication of the 11th licensing round announcement in the Official Journal of the EU – this is expected to take place in the following period.
The bids have to be submitted in Romanian language and include the following main information: proposed works schedule, estimation of petroleum reserves to be discovered or promoted, estimation of costs, works phases, estimation on environmental impact and plans for environment restauration, plans for personnel development and transfer of technology.
In order to prepare the bids, interested participants may request ANRM to be granted access to the relevant geologic data based on confidentiality agreement and payment of corresponding fees.
ANNEX – Oil&gas perimeters auctioned in the 11th Licensing Round
|1.||E XI-1 Maramures West||1,004.189 km2||onshore|
|2.||E XI-2 Transylvania North||1,098.183 km2||onshore|
|3.||E XI-3 Transylvania East||1,055.755 km2||onshore|
|4.||E XI-4 Transylvania South||938.478 km2||onshore|
|5.||E XI-5 Getica West||914.184 km2||onshore|
|6.||E XI-6 Getica East||985.104 km2||onshore|
|7.||E XI-7 Moesia 1||971.014 km2||onshore|
|8.||E XI-8 Moesia 2||968.684 km2||onshore|
|9.||E XI-9 Moesia 3||902.451 km2||onshore|
|10.||E XI-10 Moesia 4||976.425 km2||onshore|
|11.||E XI-11 Moesia 5||888.984 km2||onshore|
|12.||E XI-12 Moesia 6||1,000.857 km2||onshore|
|13.||E XI-13 Moesia 7||1,000.236 km2||onshore|
|14.||E XI-14 Moesia 8||902.1 km2||onshore|
|15.||E XI-15 Muntenia North East 1||719.584 km2||onshore|
|16.||E XI-16 Muntenia North East 2||738.317 km2||onshore|
|17.||E XI-17 Muntenia North East 3||810.199 km2||onshore|
|18.||E XI-18 Moldavia 1||983.599 km2||onshore|
|19.||E XI-19 Moldavia 2||961.055 km2||onshore|
|20.||E XI-20 Moldavia 3||900.12 km2||onshore|
|21.||E XI-21 Moldavia 4||997.405 km2||onshore|
|22.||E XI-22 Moldavia 5||653.373 km2||onshore|
|23.||E XI-23 Black Sea 1||880.581 km2||offshore|
|24.||E XI-24 Black Sea 2||897.579 km2||offshore|
|25.||E XI-25 Black Sea 3||801.896 km2||offshore|
|26.||E XI-26 Black Sea 4||912.165 km2||offshore|
|27.||E XI-27 Black Sea 5||914.870 km2||offshore|
|28.||E XI-28 Black Sea 6||867.317 km2||offshore|