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The government has announced provisional awards from Sierra Leone’s fourth licensing round to Cluff Energy Africa and Innoson Oil and Gas. Cluff ’s acreage covers graticular blocks 23,24,25,36,37,38,39,54,55,56,57,74,75,94 and 95 in shallow water offshore Freetown, while Nigeria’s Innoson was awarded blocks 96, 97, 114, 115, 116, 117, 133, 134 and 135 off the southern coast. Block 133 contains theVenus-B1 discovery well, drilled by Anadarko in 2009.