Dates for 'NELP-2000' road shows

Vol 4, PW 22 (16 Dec 00) News in Brief

No official announcement has been made but Indian newspapers report that "road shows" to promote the second round of India's New Exploration Licensing Policy will begin on January 8th, with a presentation in Delhi.

This will be followed by a presentation in London on January 11th and Houston on January 14th. As with the last round, presentations are also planned for Singapore and Houston.

Confirmed is a report, which first appeared in the last issue of Petrowatch, that the government will auction 25 blocks, including eight on the west coast deepwater offshore, nine onland and eight in shallow water.An official announcement is awaited.