More explorers lining up off northwestern Africa

06/24/2002
More exploration companies are lining up to explore the Atlantic margin off Northwest Africa.Relatively little drilling has taken place along a coastline of about 1,500 miles from the Senegal-Mauritania border north to the Strait of Gibraltar, and no offshore production has been established. Still, a significant portion of the shelf and a lesser share of the deepwater area are under license.Part of the area is the subject of a long-running border dispute between Morocco and Western Sahara.Western SaharaFusion Oil & Gas PLC, London, said it will undertake a comprehensive geological and geophysical study in the Atlantic Ocean off Western Sahara, Africa, where Morocco granted reconnaissance ...
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