Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 50

10-December-2007

MAURITANIA

Mauritania Awards Exploration Blocks To Algerias SIPEX

Mauritania on 30 November awarded an exploration and production contract covering three onshore blocks in the countrys Taoudenni Basin to Sonatrach International Petroleum Exploration and Production Corporation (SIPEX). The agreement, covering a total area of 20,198 sq km and including blocks Ta-01, Ta-30, Ta-31 and Ta-35, is in partnership with Société Mauritanienne des...