Thailand’s Department of Mineral Fuels (DMF) is evaluating applications for the country’s 24th licensing round for which the bid submission deadline was Friday.

On offer are three offshore exploration blocks — G1/65, G2/65 and G3/65 — in the Gulf of Thailand.

One player known to have bid is US supermajor Chevron, which has producing offshore assets in Thailand and is also considering development of the Ubon discovery there.