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  • 23 July 2018

    Shell has signed two Production Sharing Contracts with the government of Mauritania for the exploration and potential future production of hydrocarbons in the offshore blocks C-10 and C-19.

  • 6 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Mauritania, one of the world’s poorest countries, with iron or exports and fish produce representing major contributors to its economy, hopes to take advantage of its offshore reserves of oil and natural gas.

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Mauritania and EllaLink have signed an agreement to strengthen connectivity to Mauritania via the EllaLink submarine cable system. A dedicated branching unit will be added to the EllaLink system, due to be operational in 2020, enabling Mauritania to enhance local and international broadband access, as well as offering diversity and resilience to […]

  • 13 April 2012

    Chariot Oil & Gas Limited, the independent Africa focused oil and gas exploration company, today announced that the recently announced contract regarding the Block C19 concession offshore Mauritania, has been approved by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and is now effective. The contract consists of an initial three year period, during which […]

  • 11 January 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Roc Oil (Mauritania) Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of ROC, advises that the Maersk Deliverer rig started drilling the Gharabi-1 exploration well at 19:10 hours (Mauritania time) on 7 January 2011. At 06:00 hours on 9 January (Mauritania time) the well was drilling ahead at a measured depth of 2,418 metres. Gharabi-1 is located in […]

  • 4 December 2017

    U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has signed production sharing contracts with the government of Mauritania for three deepwater offshore blocks. “These blocks further enhance ExxonMobil’s leading global deepwater acreage position,” said Steve Greenlee, president of ExxonMobil Exploration Company. “We thank the government of Mauritania for the opportunity to evaluate the potential of this acreage using our […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chevron’s subsidiary Chevron Mauritania Exploration Limited has reached an agreement to acquire a 30 percent non-operated working interest in Blocks C8, C12 and C13 offshore Mauritania from Kosmos Energy. According to Chevron, the transaction is subject to the approval of Mauritania’s government. Blocks C8, C12 and C13 cover a contiguous area of approximately 6.6 million […]

  • 28 January 2016

    Kosmos Energy announced that its Guembeul-1 exploration well, located in the northern part of the St. Louis Offshore Profond license area in Senegal, has made a significant gas discovery. Located approximately five kilometers south of the basin-opening Tortue-1 gas discovery (renamed Ahmeyim) in approximately 2,700 meters of water, Guembeul-1 was drilled to a total depth […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chariot Oil & Gas Limited, has entered into a  production sharing contract with the Government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania for a 90% interest and operatorship in offshore Block C19, which covers an area of 14,125 km². The Contract consists of an initial three year period, during which Chariot has agreed to reprocess the […]

  • 12 December 2018

    Total has been awarded two new deepwater exploration and production contracts for Blocks C15 and C31 off Mauritania.

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Malaysia’s Barakah Offshore Petroleum has been awarded a contract by Samling Resources to provide vessels and services for a decommissioning project of two fields off Mauritania.  According to Barakah Offshore’s Bursa Malaysia filing on Monday, its subsidiary company, PBJV Group Sdn Bhd (PBJV), has received a letter of award for the provision of well intervention vessel, […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sterling Energy Plc will buy a 40.5% interest in the Production Sharing Contract for Block C-3, located offshore in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania from Tullow Oil. Sterling will assume a 40.5% participating interest in the PSC from Tullow, including an entitlement to a corresponding interest in all past costs; and will pay Tullow approximately US$2.5m in consideration and […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Roc Oil (Mauritania) Company and Roc Oil (Chinguetti) B.V., each wholly owned subsidiaries of ROC, have agreed to sell all of their respective interests offshore Mauritania to Tullow Mauritania Ltd, Tullow Petroleum (Mauritania) Pty Ltd and Tullow Chinguetti Production Pty Ltd, wholly owned subsidiaries of Tullow Oil plc (“Tullow”), for US$4 million subject to working […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announces that new Production Sharing Contract (PSC) arrangements have been agreed with the Government of Mauritania and its Joint Venture partners. These arrangements will enable the Group to progress the appraisal and development of existing discoveries and pursue exploration in a new contract area covering 10,725 square kilometres with Tullow as […]

  • 16 March 2016

    Sterling Energy, an oil and gas company with interests in Africa, has announced that its subsidiary Sterling Energy Mauritania has completed its withdrawal from Block C-3, offshore Mauritania. Sterling announced in January 2016 the company would relinquish its stake in the Block C-3 after seismic data showed no firm reason to press ahead with exploration. As part […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Chariot Oil & Gas Limited, the independent Africa focused oil and gas exploration company, announces that the Contract regarding the Block C19 concession offshore Mauritania, as announced on 10 April 2012, has been approved by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and is now effective. Block C19 is a highly attractive addition to […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

      Chariot Oil & Gas Limited, the independent Africa focused oil and gas exploration company, announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Chariot Oil & Gas Investments (Mauritania) Ltd. has entered into a production sharing contract with the Government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania for a 90% interest and operatorship in offshore Block C19, which […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Cairn has entered into a farm in agreement with Chariot Oil & Gas  for a 35% non-operated interest in an exploration block offshore Mauritania in West Africa. The block (C19), which is currently held by Chariot (90% and Operator) and the Mauritanian state company “SociétéMauritanienne des Hydrocarbures” (SMH) (10%), comprises 12,175 km2 in water depths […]

  • 16 October 2019

    The port’s mineral terminal is an important iron ore export facility.

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have concluded financing of $59 million and $50 million, respectively, over twelve years, with the National Industrial and Mining Company (SNIM), the largest mining operator in Mauritania, EIB said in its latest release. This funding is intended for a SNIM’s dredging project, aimed to […]

  • 19 May 2011

    The 24 vessels that form part of the fleet fishing for shellfish in Spain under the fishery agreement between Mauritania and the European Union (EU) decided to waive the renewal of their licenses from July 1. As reported by the Spanish Fishery Confederation (Cepesca), the decision is due to the fact that the Mauritanian fishery […]

  • 18 March 2006

    Two dozen famished and thirsty Africans were rescued from the Atlantic Ocean on Friday, 11 days after their Europe-bound vessel foundered far from Mauritania’s shore.