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Total withdraws from latest oil tender in Denmark

The Danish government calls for political talks on the pending eighth licensing round for North Sea oil exploration after France's Total withdrew its bidding application, thereby creating "significant uncertainty," the country's energy ministry informs.

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Danish North Sea monopoly operator, French oil and gas supermajor Total, has withdrawn its application to bid in Denmark's pending eighth licensing round for North Sea oil exploration, the Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities confirms in a press statement Thursday afternoon.

Total also confirms this in a written reply to EnergyWatch.

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