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About Tullow in Mauritania

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In Mauritania, Tullow has a significant exploration acreage position extending along some 750 km of coastline.

Production from the Chinguetti oil field cessed in 2017, abandonment programme will start in mid 2019. 

Current activities

Exploration & Appraisal

A major 9,000 sq km 3D seismic survey across Block C-18 was completed in the first half of 2018. Tullow’s share of the cost was carried under previous farm-down agreements. Interpretation of this survey and the Block C-3 survey, recorded in 2017, is in progress to identify prospects for future drilling. Both Block C-3 and Block C-18 offer potential drilling candidates for late 2020.

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Page last updated: 19 July 2019