The Ministère du Pétrole et des Energies, Sénégal, together with the Société des pétroles du Sénégal (PETROSEN) and supported by GeoPartners Ltd, is to launch the 2020 Senegal Licensing Round with an opening event on January 28th 2020, at the King Fahd Hotel, Dakar. The Licensing Round, announced at Africa Oil Week in Cape Town in November 2019, comprises twelve blocks on offer in the MSGBC Basin, offshore Senegal. The round launches officially on Friday, January 31st, 2020, and applications should be delivered to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy no later than 17:00 on Friday, July 31st, 2020.
PETROSEN has partnered with TGS, GeoPartners and PGS to provide over 14,000 km of 2D data, over 10,000 km² of 3D data and over 50,000 km² of Multibeam data with associated shallow cores and geochemistry, to interested parties.
The licensing round seeks to increase investment in the country, presenting opportunities for short medium and long-term investment, with future rounds planned.
Further events are planned in London on February 19-20th, and in Houston on February 24-25th 2020.
Presentations will provide an opportunity to review and discuss the exploration opportunities available with technical advisors and senior Ministry personnel, to arrange private meetings and further data viewings.
Source: World Oil