By an OGJ correspondent
BANGKOK, Jan. 26 -- Eleven companies submitted applications for exploration rights to 15 blocks—8 onshore and 7 offshore—in Thailand's 19th bidding round. The round offered 82 blocks.
Among the companies, Occidental Petroleum Corp. bid on 2,280 sq km Block G6/48 in the central Gulf of Thailand, where several gas fields are on production, according to the Thai Department of Mineral Fuels.
And Adani Port Infrastructure Ltd. India, submitted an application for onshore Blocks L25/48, which covers 3,962 sq km in the central plains, and 3,975 sq km Block L39/48 in the northeast.