MOROCCO
 
Mauritania Plans
 
The Moroccan excitement, and geology, also extends south into offshore Mauritania. Unlike Morocco there is currently production offshore Mauritania. But output from the Chinguetti field – briefly 75,000 b/d following 2006 start-up – has dwindled to a mere 5,000 b/d. Mauritania’s key project going forward is Irish independent Tullow’s plan to develop the 1.5tcf Banda gas field.
 
Tullow says it will make a final...