The 17th Bidding Round under the concession regime will offer 96 offshore exploratory blocks in the Campos, Pelotas, Potiguar and Santos basins. The maps of the sedimentary basins with the sectors where these explorations are located are on this page and the originals can be obtained at http://rodadas.anp.gov.br/pt/17-rodada-licitacao
On 9/9/2020 Resolution No. 7 of 8/18/2020 was published in the Official Gazette of the Union, amending Resolution CNPE No. 10, of June 5, 2018, which establishes guidelines for multi-annual bidding planning of blocks for exploration and production of oil and natural gas in the 2020-2021 calendar and authorize the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels to carry out the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Bidding Round of blocks for exploration and production of oil and gas concession, in the years 2021 and 2022, respectively.