Côte d’Ivoire: Tullow exits most onshore blocks

Issue 431 - 28 Jan 2021 | 1 minute read

Cairn Energy has taken over operatorship of onshore blocks CI-301 and CI-302 following the withdrawal of Tullow Oil. The Cairn-Tullow joint venture has pulled out of blocks CI-518, CI-519, CI-521 and CI-522 with effect from end-December 2020, while Tullow remains as operator of CI-520, in the area east of Abidjan around Grand-Bassam, with Cairn as a partner. Cairn said the 2021 work programme for blocks CI-301 and CI-302 was focused on completing a planned 2D seismic acquisition programme, once it is safe to do so.

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