DECC’s latest offshore O&G licensing round gets strong response. Acreage awards in autumn

first_imgDepartment of Energy & Climate Change has reported that the latest offshore oil and gas licensing round, which closed for applications on Friday 25 April, has received a strong response with 173 applications from industry for around 370 blocks.Energy Minister Michael FallonEnergy Minister, Michael Fallon, said: “It’s 50 years since North Sea licensing began and there remains an extraordinary level of interest which is excellent news for industry and for the UK economy.“We have committed to implementing all of Sir Ian Wood’s recommendations to help maximise recovery of North Sea oil and gas, and the Chancellor is reviewing the tax regime.“Making the most of Britain’s home grown energy is crucial to keep job and business opportunities, get the best deal for customers and reduce our reliance on foreign imports.”The department will scrutinise applications over the coming months and aims to start awarding acreage in the autumn.The UK’s oil and gas sector still provides almost half of the country’s energy and is by far the largest single industrial UK investor. Directly and indirectly it supports around 450,000 jobs in the UK.[mappress]Press Release, May 06, 2014last_img read more

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Village boys win Southern Conference U-17 Youth Festival

first_imgSoccer Karawa U-17 youth team of Hoods Lagoon in the Rigo coastline was crown the champion of the Southern Conference PNGFA U-17 Youth Festival at Bisini Soccer Oval in Port Moresby today. The boys from Hoods Lagoon produced a remarkable performance upsetting Port Moresby Soccer Association team two 2-0 to crown the champion. The raw talented boys from Central Province displayed outstanding defence which prevented the Selan Elizah-coached side from finding the back of the net throughout the game. Karawa found confidence early in the match as they dominating territory and possession putting Keivali Iga through who tapped past Joshua Mathew for the opening goal. PMSA regrouped with Kingsford Gai and Ricky Elizah working overtime probing for and opening but Karawa’s Moi Amona and Seba Gima holding the back. PMSA looked likely to score in the second half with some promising runs by their striking duo Ricky Elizah and Henry Rossi but poor execution to convert their plays into points left PMSA disappointed in the end. Karawa’s super-sub Pouna Rupa did not disappoint his throng of fans hitting home the winner in the 60th minute to send them into frenzy. Karawa has several more opportunities but were thwarted by PMSA goalkeeper Joshua Mathew. For the girls, PMSA orange had to sweat their guts out to hold off PMSA green to win 2-0 to claim the U-17 girl’s title.last_img read more

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Oakridge ends football season with a loss to Saginaw Swan Valley in D5 regionals

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