Western Sahara: Licences change hands


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Issue 282 - 25 Jul 2014 | 6 minute read
International oil companies continue to manoeuvre ahead of the controversial start of drilling in Moroccan-licensed acreage offshore the disputed Western Sahara – a development that is hotly contested by the Polisario Front independence movement and its supporters. Amid speculation that more Morocco players might joint Kosmos Energy and partner Cairn Energy in drilling this year, Longreach Oil & Gas has changed its name to PetroMaroc and says it has transferred its stakes in blocks that include part of the disputed territory to its partner San Leon Energy.

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