US firm Kosmos says it plans 2018 FID and 2021 start-up for the Tortue FLNG development across the Mauritania/Senegal maritime border. Oil is the next target.

US independent Kosmos and partner BP say they have a “super-major scale hydrocarbon province” offshore Mauritania and Senegal.

After the 2015 discovery of the Tortue field which straddles the two countries’ maritime border (MEES, 8 May 2015), five subsequent wells have all been successful. BP is fully funding...