MOROCCO
 
Atlantic Frontier Hots Up As BP Enters Morocco
 
Both Morocco and Mauritania are set to see a flurry of offshore exploration drilling over the next 18 months. With BP this week becoming the third major to enter Morocco, MENA’s ‘Atlantic margin’ is no longer of marginal interest. BP bought sizeable stakes in three contiguous blocks offshore southern Morocco from Texas-based independent Kosmos. The blocks total 25,000 sq km with water depths up to...