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Croatia Launches 2nd Onshore License Round, offering 7 onshore blocks
11/11/2018
Croatia has launched the country’s 2nd onshore license round offering seven onshore blocks all located in Croatia’s prolific Pannonian Basin. This is the second of three planned onshore license rounds.
A new Law on hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation has been adopted
5/25/2018
Today the New Hydrocarbon Law has been adopted in the Croatian Parliament. The new Law on Exploration and Exploitation of Hydrocarbons regulates the exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons, geothermal energy, underground gas storages and capturing of CO2.
Croatia nears first offshore licensing round
4/1/2018
We have defined 29 offshore blocks for the upcoming license round ranging from approximately 1,000 to 1,600 sq km (386 to 618 sq mi),” said Ivan Vrdoljak, Croatia’s minister of Economy.
Government of the republic of croatia signed 5 onshore production sharing agreements
6/10/2016
Zagreb, 10th June 2016 – Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Orešković and Minister of Economy Tomislav Panenić today signed 5 onshore production sharing agreements for the exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons.
The government of the republic of Croatia approved signing of 6 onshore production sharing agreements
6/8/2016
Zagreb, 8th June 2016 – In today’s session the Government of the Republic of Croatia adopted a decision on the approval of production sharing agreements for exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons for 6 onshore exploration blocks.
Balkans oil & gas 2015 summit, 23-25th September, Dubrovnik, Croatia
9/23/2015
Balkans Oil & Gas 2015 Summit is a landmark event focusing on the region’s oil and gas potential and business opportunities, with full Official Support and Endorsement from all Balkans Governments, and the major Oil and Gas companies operating in Croatia, Albania, Greece, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Romania and Bulgaria.
Public presentation of the onshore strategic study for hydrocarbon exploration and production
6/17/2015
Zagreb, Croatia, 17th of June, 2015 – Study exempts areas of special ecological importance from onshore hydrocarbon exploration and production.
Croatia awards six onshore oil and gas exploration licences
6/2/2015
Zagreb, June 2 (Reuters) - Three companies will share six licences to explore for oil and gas in Croatia's northern Drava river basin and in the east of the country, the Zagreb government said on its website on Tuesday, ahead of a cabinet session to confirm the decision.
Five companies awarded for 10 exploration blocks in the Adriatic
11/3/2014
Today, the Croatian Government granted 10 licenses for exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons in the Adriatic.
Croatia a regional energy centre of the future
10/1/2014
Croatia, with its under explored hydrocarbon reserves and planned liquefied natural gas terminal, is becoming a strategic area for the EU's diversification of energy resources.
Public release - revoked onshore exploration licenses belonging to the oil and gas company INA
9/1/2014
The Ministry of Economy revoked INA – Industrija nafte's d.d. „Sava“ and „North-Western Croatia“ exploration licenses due to the fact that exploration activities were not perfomed as specified in the exploration licenses.
Six oil firms apply for Adriatic Sea acreage
8/1/2014
Croatia’s first public tender for the exploration and production of oil and gas in the Adriatic Sea closed yesterday at 2 p.m. local time.
"The Industry Welcomes Government Collaboration, as Geology Doesn’t Respect National Borders" – Balk
7/1/2014
The 3rd Balkans and the Adriatic Oil & Gas 2014 Summit highlighted that there is significant interest from the oil industry in the entire region, as well as in each country individually.
Croatia Expands to Onshore Development
6/20/2014
Croatia’s call for foreign investment in the development of its largely untapped oil and gas resources recently expanded to include onshore development.
Croatia Launches First Onshore Licensing Round
6/1/2014
Croatia has opened its first onshore licensing round, offering oil and gas companies a chance to find hydrocarbons that could lie in six blocks across the Drava, East Slavonia and Sava region.
Croatian oil & gas: an Adriatic game-changer?
5/21/2014
Croatia’s Adriatic coast is best known for its beautiful mountain scenery, clear blue sea and dozens of charming Venetian-influenced towns and cities.
Croatia opens first offshore licensing round
5/1/2014
Croatia’s Minister of Economy Ivan Vrdoljak officially opened Croatia’s first offshore license round April 2.
Ready, set, go: Croatia to launch first offshore licensing round
4/20/2014
After years of stagnation with terms deemed not positive for oil and gas investors and nearly no offshore exploration since the end of the 1980s, the tide appears to be turning in Croatia.
Croatia’s minister of economy announces prerequisites for offshore license round completed
2/24/2014
Zagreb, Croatia – 24th, February 2014 – Croatia’s Minister of Economy, Ivan Vrdoljak, today announced during a media briefing that prerequisites for the announcement of Croatia’s first offshore license round have been completed.
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