In June 2016, Tullow announced that it has extended its East African acreage through the award of Production Exploration Licence 28, onshore Zambia. Tullow is currently operator with 100% interest.
The 53,200 sq km block gives Tullow access to three unexplored tertiary rift basins and includes the Zambian parts of Lake Mweru, Lake Mweru Wantipa and Lake Tanganyika, This new acreage builds on Tullow’s low-cost, core Tertiary rift basin plays in East Africa.
Exploration & Appraisal
Tullow completed a 20,000 sq km gradiometry gravity survey and passive seismic survey in October 2017. The survey is now being assessed and if positive, the next phase would be to complete a 2D seismic survey in the block.