CGG it has been appointed as technical consultant by the Gabonese Republic’s Ministry of Petroleum and Hydrocarbons to help with the promotion of its 11th Licensing Round focusing on five highly prospective deepwater blocks.
The round was formally opened on 27th October 2015 by His Excellency, Minister for Petroleum and Hydrocarbons, Mr. Etienne Dieudonné Ngoubou, at this week’s 22nd Africa Oil Week conference in Cape Town South Africa. The round will then be promoted by a series of road shows starting in Libreville on 24th November, followed by Paris on 26th November, Singapore on 30th November and Houston on 3rd December 2015. A delegation from the Direction Generale des Hydrocarbures (DGH) as well as a technical team from CGG will be attending to answer any questions.
The round will be open for five months starting on 27 October 2015 and bids can be submitted from 15 February 2016 onwards and by no later than 31st March 2016. Prequalification for the bid round will require the purchase of a minimum amount of seismic data.