Energy Voice posted the above titled article by Mark Lammey. The article reads as follows:
“The UK oil industry’s regulator said today that it was ‘encouraged’ by the response to the latest North Sea frontier licensing round.
But the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) remains concerned about low levels of drilling activity in the UK continental shelf (UKCS).
Mike Tholen, upstream policy director at industry body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK), said the 31st bidding round showed the appetite for exploration had grown, but agreed more urgency was needed.