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- Semicircular inlet of Saint George's Channel in Irish
Sea, western Wales. Bay is about 105 km long and about 56
Central North Sea
- Continental Shelf
- Edge of a continent which lies under
seas less than 200 metres deep.
Continental Shelf Convention
- Ratified by 22 States and became International Law in 1964
- Narrow sea separating France and UK. It is 180 km wide in
west where it meets Atlantic Ocean and narrows to 34 km at Strait
of Dover in east at its junction with the North
Irish Sea (IS)
- Arm of Atlantic Ocean, between Ireland on west and UK on
east, and covering an area of about 103,600 sq. km. Sea is connected
to Atlantic by North Channel, on north-west, and by Saint George's
Channel, on south.
Joint Operating Agreement (JOA)
- Legal authority between Operator, who acts on behalf of a
consortium, and other licensees
which sets out terms and conditions for managing each Licence.
Joint Venture (JV)
- Parties share costs, revenues, assets and liabilities in
proportion to their equity interest in Licence
- Inlet of North Sea, northeast Scotland.
Bay, which is 121 km wide, lies between Duncansby Head and Kinnairds
North Sea (NS)
- Arm of Atlantic Ocean, between eastern coast of UK and continental
Europe. Strait of Dover, with English
Channel, forms southern link with Atlantic. Greatest width
is about 645 km, its greatest length about 965 km, and its area
about 575,000 sq. km.
Northern North Sea
Southern North Sea
- Gas bearing province (Latitudes 52 degrees - 62 degrees).
United Kingdom Continental
- NNS, MF, CNS, SNS, West of Shetlands
(WoS), EC, IS,
West of Britain (WoB). Other offshore areas (South West Approaches,
Bristol Channel, Cardigan Bay, Rockall,
Liverpool Bay, Manx Basin, Celtic Sea).
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