§ Mr. Ainger
To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will list those offshore blocks for which licences with obligation well requirements have been issued in the second stage of the 14th round.
§ Mr. Eggar
[holding answer 21 June 1993]: Details of work programmes attached to individual oil and gas production licences are commercially confidential to the licensee. In total, work programmes on the 73 awarded blocks which were offered tinder the second stage of the 14th round include 72 (40 firm and 32 contingent) well obligations. Work programmes on all 110 blocks awarded in the round include 93 well obligations.142W