Energy COVID-19: Oil, gas bid deadline extended; bid rounds merged Updated : March 31, 2020 04:32 PM IST OALP opened in January and was to initially close on March 18. Bid date was earlier this month extended to April 16. Now it has been further extended. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.