Aker Exploration AS withdraws its application for hydrocarbon exploration licence
The closing date for the First Licensing Round for the northern Dreki area was May 15th 2009. The National Energy Authority (NEA) of Iceland received applications from
- Aker Exploration
- Sagex Petroleum and Lindir Exploration
The application from Sagex Petroleum and Lindir Exploration is still being processed.
In addition, on June 5th 2009, the NEA granted the USA company ION GX Technology prospecting license in the northen part of the Dreki area.