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About Tullow in Mauritania

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In Mauritania, Tullow has exploration and production activities across a number of offshore licences. Tullow has a significant exploration acreage position extending along some 750 km of coastline and a small producing interest in the Chinguetti oil field. 

Current activities

Exploration & Appraisal

2D seismic was acquired in the Block C-3 licence during the first quarter of 2015 and new 3D survey across the shelf prospectivity in Blocks C-3 and C-10 is planned during 2017.

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development & operations

Production first began from the offshore Chinguetti field in 2003 which is now operated by Petronas. Currently the field makes a very small contribution to Tullow’s overall Group production.

Page last updated: 08 February 2017