Vanco gets two deepwater blocks off Africa

Houston independent Vanco Energy Co. is continuing to expand its deepwater acreage off Africa with the recent acquisition of two license areas. Click here to enlarge imageIn one transaction, Vanco signed a production-sharing agreement with Senegal's state oil firm Petrosen for 100% interest in Dakar Offshore Profond, a deepwater block covering 8 million acres off Senegal (see map).In a second transaction, Vanco has acquired a farmout of Lasmo PLC's Ras Tafelney permit off Morocco.Senegal blockVanco's Senegal block lies in 200-3,000 m of water and extends from Senegal's northern border with Mauritania to the northernmost border of neighboring Gambia.The concession holds Mesozo...

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