The Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries has invited bids for exploration of shallow and deepwater assets off the South and Northeast coasts of Trinidad. The shallow water assets include Blocks S-11, Lower Reverse L, and 3a. The deepwater assets include Blocks 22, 23a, 23b, and 24. The ministry is planning an ultra-deep survey off the East and North coasts of Trinidad and Tobago for which it intends to acquire 9,100 line kilometers of 2D data. Tender will be advertised in mid-June and a natural gas reserve audit is currently being conducted.