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Firms to submit bids for third round of discovered small fields on May 31

Majority of the investments in OALP and DSF blocks are set to come up in the coming years

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Business Standard takes a look at the history these auctions and the investments so far in these rounds

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India is also set to see the curtains for yet another round of oil and gas auctions as companies are set to submit the bids for the third round of discovered small fields on May 31.  

These fields are spread over nine sedimentary basins covering over 13,000 square kilometers with in-place hydrocarbons estimated to be around 230 million metric tonne. 

Business Standard takes a look at the history these auctions and the investments so far in these rounds. Starting from the pre-New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP) fields to the nine rounds of NELP, discovered small fields (DSF) and the Open

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First Published: May 30 2022 | 12:37 AM IST

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