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New Open Door application for exploration and production of hydrocarbons mainly on Lolland-Falster

Press Release:

The Danish Energy Agency has on the 17th of May 2016 received an application in the Open Door area for a licence for exploration for and production of hydrocarbons. The application concerns an area mainly on Lolland-Falster.

Nail Resources Denmark B.V. has on the 17th of May 2016 applied for a licence for exploration for and production of hydrocarbons in the Open Door area. The application concerns an area mainly on Lolland-Falster.  The exploration target in the application is not shale gas.

The application is now being processed by the Danish Energy Agency.

According to the Open Door Procedure the oil companies have opportunity to apply for licences at any time during the yearly opening period from the 2nd of January until the 30th of September. The Open Door Procedure applies to all non-licensed acreage east of 6° 15' eastern longitude, i.e. all onshore areas as well as the offshore area except the westernmost part of the North Sea, confer map.

Map, Open Door Procedure

Katja Scharmann
Center for Energiressourcer
Tlf.: 33 92 66 72 

Ture Falbe-Hansen
Center for Organisation
Tlf.: 25 13 78 46 


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Ture Falbe-Hansen

Ture Falbe-Hansen

Press contact Head of Media Relations Danish Energy Agency +45 25 13 78 46
Morten Christensen

Morten Christensen

Press contact Team Leader Danish Energy Agency +45 3392 6858

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