Fairfield Energy has been awarded four blocks in the southern North Sea under the second tranche of the ’s 26th Seaward Licensing Round.
The company will operate a license covering blocks 48/8d, 48/9b, and 48/14c in the Southern Gas basin, immediately north of Centrica’s Ensign field, in partnership with Bayerngas Europe Ltd.
In addition, has been awarded a 50% interest in block 48/20b, operated by RWE. The location is southeast of the Clipper South field, currently under development by the same partnership plus partner Bayerngas (25%).
Subject to approvals, Fairfield will farm down a 25% interest in block 48/20b to Bayerngas to align with the interests at Clipper South.