Western Sahara exploration plans gain momentum

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Issue 291 - 18 Dec 2014 | 4 minute read
Moroccan state oil company Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines (Onhym) plans to acquire seismic onshore in the disputed territory of Western Sahara next year. A senior Onhym official told African Energy the company planned to acquire between 800 and 1,000km of 2D seismic across onshore Blocks XI and XII, which the official said were particularly underexplored. In addition, Onhym has relinquished its interest and operatorship in the neighbouring Boujdour Onshore Block, which has now been renamed Block 188.

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