The National Petroleum Institute (INP) of Mozambique has extended the deadline for applying in the fifth licensing round for offshore and onshore exploration areas.
The institute has said that the deadline has been extended to allow companies additional time to complete their applications.
The Fifth Licensing Round is now scheduled to close at; 12:00 noon on Thursday the 30th April 2015. The opening of the Fifth License Round was announced in Maputo and London on the 23rd October 2014.
A total of fifteen blocks are included comprising some 76,800 sq kms of acreage in the offshore Rovuma, offshore Zambezi, offshore Angoche, onshore around the Pande-Temane concession and onshore Palmeira areas.