In accordance with Act on the Exploration and Production of Hydrocarbons, Decision of Government of Republic of Croatia on Commencement and Publication of Tendering for Exploration and Production of Hydrocarbons on the Adriatic Sea, Decision of Government of Republic of Croatia on Tendering Procedural Rules for Exploration and Production of Hydrocarbons on the Adriatic Sea, Decision of Government of Republic of Croatia on Content, Terms and Conditions and Selection Criteria in the Tender for Exploration and Production of Hydrocarbons on the Adriatic Sea Government of the Republic of Croatia announced on 2nd April 2014 1st OFFSHORE LICENSING ROUND FOR LICENCES FOR THE EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION OF HYDROCARBONS.
The area offered for Licensing Round is on the offshore part of the Adriatic Sea that belongs to the Republic of Croatia as part of its continental shelf. Licences shall be granted to Selected Applicants to carry out exploration on Blocks on the basis of competitive Applications under the terms and conditions provided herein. Exploration areas subject to Licensing Round consist of 29 exploration Blocks. The announcement, procedure and other matters relevant in this Licensing Round as well as the overall hydrocarbon exploration and production activities in the Republic of Croatia are governed by the Law and other applicable regulations. Only Applications conforming to the Tender Guidance and received not later than 14:00 (local time) on the 03 November 2014 shall be taken into account.
1st Offshore Licensing Round is now open.
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Frequently Asked Questions
According to the Expert Committee decision from 30 July 2014., we are publishing modified draft of proposed PSA which is integral part of tender guidance documentation for first offshore license round published on 2nd April 2014.
Part of the continental shelf of the Republic of Croatia, covering approximately 36,823 km2, has been divided into 29 exploration Blocks.
All investors shall take into consideration international shipping lanes, restricted and protected areas such as tourist zones, archaeological zones, fishing zones and routes in the planning and execution of hydrocarbon operations, in line with Croatian regulations, as well as recommendations received from the relevant institutions which are collected in the process of preparatory work for bidding, as follows:
Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning, from 20 February 2014
Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection, Directorate for Nature Protection, from 11th of March 2014
Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure, from 10th March 2014
Ministry of Defense, from 17th March 2014
Ministry of Tourism, from 20 March 2014
Ministry of Culture, from 20 March of 2014
Ministry of the Internal Affairs, from 24th March of 2014
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