Model Bid Documents



Offshore Bid Round (OALP Bid Round-IX) under HELP

Government announces the offer of 26 blocks covering an area of approximately 2.23 lakh for Exploration and Development through International Competitive Bidding. Out of these blocks - 18 carved out by Government & 8 as a result of EoIs received from potential investors.

Features of Offshore Bid Round (OALP Bid Round–IX) are as quoted below:

  • 26 Blocks spread over 9 Sedimentary Basins, covering an area of 2,23,031.4 Sq. Km
  • Out of 26 Blocks, 15 Blocks are in Ultra Deep-Water, 8 Blocks are in Shallow Water, 3 Blocks are in Onland
  • Ultra Deep-Water blocks covers an area of 1,59,439.82 Sq. km, Shallow Water blocks covers an area of 59,925.27 and Onland blocks covers an area of 3,666.33
  • Spread over Category-I (11 Blocks) and Category-II (13 Blocks) and Category-III (2 Blocks) Basins
List of Blocks on Offer New Map of Blocks on Offer New Technical Brochure New
Format for Application Fee under Open Acreage Licensing Programme New Corrigendum for OALP Bid Round-VIII
The submission of EoIs throughout the year is as follows:
  • Window – 1 : 1st April to 31st July
  • Window – 2 : 1st August to 30th November
  • Window – 3 : 1st December to 31st March
Guidelines for e-submission of Hard copy documents under EoI portal

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