Qatar Petroleum signs deal to enter a new exploration block in Mozambique

  • 2 years   ago
Qatar Petroleum signs deal to enter a new exploration block in Mozambique

Qatar Petroleum went into a concurrence with Eni to procure a 25.5% partaking enthusiasm for square A5A, situated in the Angoche bowl, seaward the Republic of Mozambique. 

The understanding is liable to standard administrative endorsements by the legislature of Mozambique. Following such endorsements, the accomplices holding partaking enthusiasm for the square will be offshoots of each of Eni (administrator) with a 34% taking part intrigue, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH) with a 15% taking an interest intrigue, Sasol with a 25.5% taking an interest intrigue, and Qatar Petroleum with a 25.5% taking an interest intrigue. 


Remarking on this event, H E Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, Minister of State for Energy Affairs, and President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum, stated: "We are satisfied to consent to this arrangement, with our profitable accomplice Eni, to partake in investigating this wilderness seaward bowl and fortify our essence in Mozambique. I might want to accept this open door to thank the Mozambican specialists and our accomplices in this square for their collaboration and backing." 

Square A5A lies in the Angoche bowl and is found adjoining square A5B for which a member of Qatar Petroleum went into an assention in December 2018 with an ExxonMobil associate to secure a 10% taking an interest intrigue. Square A5A covers an absolute zone of around 5,133 km2 in water profundities running from around 300 to 1,800 meters. 

Al-Kaabi included: "By going into this new assention, we go for growing our investigation portfolio to guarantee enhancement of topographies just as geographies and bowls. Having a substantial and broadened investigation portfolio is a key long haul objective for Qatar Petroleum and fundamental for progress." 

In accordance with Qatar Petroleum's development procedure, this open door further fortifies Qatar Petroleum's global oil and gas portfolio with the expansion of a square in a wilderness investigation bowl with noteworthy hydrocarbon asset potential.