MAURITANIA

 

Mauritania Hopes To Open New Atlantic Frontier

 

Mauritania hopes its most intensive year ever of exploration drilling beckons an exciting hydrocarbon future. But the first ‘high impact’ well was something of a flop.

A handful of further highly-expensive frontier wells are planned this year, either offshore or deep in the Taoudeni Basin of Mauritania’s remote desert interior, with a string of large international firms involved.

Dana Petroleum,...