The Department of Energy and Climate Change has extended Independent Oil & Gas’ Cronx license in the North Sea by a full 12 months to Dec. 31, 2015.

Woodside has finalized an agreement with BP to farm in to offshore blocks in the Scotian Basin located off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada.

Aminex has received confirmation from the Tanzanian Ministry of Energy and Minerals that the minister has no objection to the proposed transfer of assignment for the sale of up to a 13% stake in the Kiliwani North Development License.

Senex Energy Ltd. and the QGC joint venture have completed the Surat Basin gas asset swap transaction.

Apache Corp. has agreed to sell its interest in two LNG projects, Wheatstone LNG and Kitimat LNG, to Woodside Petroleum Ltd.

ONGC Videsh Ltd. has won exploration block 14TAR-R1 in New Zealand in the 2014 bidding round block offer by the government of New Zealand.

EOG Resources Inc. has divested all of its assets in Manitoba and certain assets in Alberta in two separate transactions.

Statoil has been awarded four new exploration permits offshore New Zealand.

Cameroon authorities have granted Bowleven a one-year extension to the Bomono exploration license onshore Cameroon.

Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd. has entered into a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) to divest its remaining 20% interest in the Thailand oil production concessions L44/43, L33/43 and SW1A.

MEO Australia Ltd. has completed negotiations for 100% participating interest in a production-sharing contract (PSC) in the Republic of Cuba.

Egdon Resources Plc has exercised its exploration option and farm-in agreement with Scottish Power Generation Ltd. (SPG) to farm in to U.K. Onshore Production Licenses PL161 (Block SE/60b) and PL162 (Blocks SE/70a and SE/80b).