By Per Hemmer, Johan Weihe, Rania Kassis and Per Vestergaard Pedersen
Written by associates from the Bech-Bruun sector team for Energy and energy supply.
Published in Global Competition Review's publication "Getting the Deal Through - Gas Regulation" in 2010.
Since the mid-1980s, domestic natural gas production and exploration activity in Denmark and in the other parts of the Danish Kingdom (Greenland and the Faroe Islands) has increased dramatically. In recent years, the Greenlandic government has awarded six licences in the West Greenland licensing round and two licences in an open-door procedure concerning an area between 60ºN and 63ºN.