Senior Industry Figures Launch Energy Transition Advisory Company 14 July 2020 – Posted in: Industry News, MWM Client News

Leading oil and gas professionals Hamish Wilson, Bill Senior, Tony Smith, Martin Dru and Sarah Milne are today launching BluEnergy, committed to enabling oil and gas companies to leverage their existing asset base to create low carbon energy streams, generating value whilst reducing carbon intensity. Hamish Wilson, Co-Founder of BluEnergy, says “Our focus is to identify low carbon investment opportunities where companies already have a competitive advantage through in-country relationships and capital project capability. These…

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PETROSEN/SENEGAL Licensing Round 2020 10 January 2020 – Posted in: Industry News, Licensing Round, MWM Client News

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 ten (10) blocks on offer in the MSGBC Basin, offshore Senegal.  The Round launches officially on…

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Union Cuba-Petroleo (CUPET) in Partnership with BGP to run Licensing Round Roadshow 10 May 2019 – Posted in: Industry News, Licensing Round, MWM Client News

Unión Cuba-Petróleo (CUPET), in partnership with BGP, will be running a promotional event to include presentations and data viewing relating to the 2019 licensing round, alongside the EAGE conference, 3-6th June 2019.  Twenty four (24) blocks offshore in the Cuban economic exclusive zone of the Gulf of Mexico are being offered. The Gulf of Mexico is one of the most prolific and prospective offshore areas in the world. Cuba produces around 60000 BOE/day from the western offshore by drilling extended-reach wells through duplex structures in folded and thrusted belts. Reservoirs are composed of fractured and lixiviated carbonates from the Late Jurassic, with seals lithologically composed of Tertiary shale.  Source rocks of…

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The Republic of Madagascar is pleased to announce that the 2018-19 Licensing Round will open at Africa Oil Week 2018 13 September 2018 – Posted in: Industry News, Licensing Round, MWM Client News

OMNIS, in partnership with TGS and BGP, announce a licensing round in Madagascar, to be launched at Africa Oil Week, 5-9th November 2018.   Exploration in Madagascar began in the early 20th century with the discovery of heavy oil-rich sedimentary basins in the west, however this frontier region remains relatively under-explored. The Island shares a maritime boundary with Mozambique, which is in the same oil province where large quantities of natural gas have been discovered.…

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Ministry of Energy and Non-renewable Resources in Ecuador announce Intracampos Licensing Round 27 July 2018 – Posted in: Industry News, Licensing Round, MWM Client News

The Minister of Energy and Non-renewable Resources in Ecuador has today announced an open licensing round for eight (8) blocks onshore Ecuador in Sucumbíos Province.  These comprise: Araza Este, Changue, Iguana, Perico, Espejo, Pañayacu Norte, Charapa and Sahino.  The blocks offered are all onshore, conventional opportunities, most with prospective sandstone reservoirs (one with a carbonate reservoir). All are low risk exploratory blocks and are located close to established fields. Ecuador is an under-explored country with…

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