May 2016: China is studying prospects for minerals, gas and oil at Shreesthan in Dailekh in western Nepal. The Chinese team will carry out a feasibility study on 10 blocks in the country.
No significant news in 2015.
No significant news in 2014.
No significant news in 2013.
Aug 2012: BBB Champions Oil Company will be awarded an exploration licence in Block 10 (Biratnagar) in Southern Nepal. In 1985 one third of Nepal, covering the southern margin Terai region, was divided into 10 blocks. In 1986 Shell and Triton bought Block 10 but failed to find oil.