Emerging Oil & Gas Exploration Markets in Africa, 2012 – Industry Analysis, Latest Developments and Competitive Landscape

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“Emerging Oil & Gas Exploration Markets in Africa, 2012 – Industry Analysis, Latest Developments and Competitive Landscape”, is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, which analyzes oil and gas exploration in emerging African markets. The report gives information on oil and gas exploration activities in 10 emerging markets in the region. The report covers key sedimentary basins in each region. It also provides information about major exploration blocks in each basin. Information about key regulatory and fiscal regimes for each country is also provided in the report. The report also focuses on major exploration companies in each country. The report is built using the data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by GlobalData’s team of industry experts.

Scope

Ten emerging oil and gas exploration markets in Africa

Key drivers and challenges in the oil and gas exploration sector in emerging African markets

Key sedimentary basins and exploration blocks in each country

Key information on the fiscal and regulatory regimes in hydrocarbon exploration for each country

Competitive landscape of the petroleum exploration sector in emerging African markets

Reasons to Buy

Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about major emerging oil and gas exploration areas in Africa

Identify opportunities and challenges in these emerging exploration markets

Plan your project locations and project types in order to capitalize on upcoming lucrative E&P market destinations

Understand the market positioning of the major E&P countries and companies.

Increase future revenue and profitability with the help of insights on the future opportunities and critical success factors in the African E&P market

Table of Contents

1Table of Contents

1.1List of Tables

1.2List of Figures

2Introduction

2.1Overview

2.2GlobalData Report Guidance

3Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration Markets in Africa

3.1Overview of Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration Markets in Africa

3.2Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Cameroon and Chad are among the Leading Emerging Exploration Markets in Africa

3.3Uganda and Mozambique have Witnessed Largest Number of Discoveries during 2007–2012

3.4Emerging Exploration Markets in Africa Offer Competitive Fiscal Terms

3.5Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration Markets in Africa, Key Drivers and Challenges

3.5.1Increasing Oil and Gas Demand Globally Leading to Exploration Activities in Africa

3.5.2Increasing Hydrocarbon Discoveries in Africa are Prompting Exploration Activities in the Region

3.5.3Political and Economic Uncertainties in the Region Threaten E&P Activities

4Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration Markets in Africa, Uganda

4.1Overview of Oil and Gas Exploration Activities

4.2Details of Major Basins

4.2.1Lake Albert

4.2.2Lake Edward-George

4.2.3Pakwach

4.2.4Rhino Camp

4.2.5Semliki

4.3Details of Upcoming Licensing Rounds

4.4Exploration Blocks

4.4.1Exploration Area 1

4.4.2Exploration Area 3A

4.4.3Exploration Area 2

4.4.4Exploration Area 4B

4.4.5Exploration Area 5

4.5Fiscal and Regulatory Regime

4.5.1Fiscal and Regulatory Regime

4.6Details of Recent Discoveries

4.6.1Jobi-East-1

4.6.2Mpyo-1

4.6.3Nsoga-5

4.7Major Planned Oil and Gas Production Fields

4.8Exploration Companies in Uganda

4.8.1Tullow Oil Plc

4.8.2Neptune Petroleum (Uganda) Limited

5Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration Markets in Africa, United Republic of Tanzania

5.1Overview of Oil and Gas Exploration Activities

5.2Details of Major Basins

5.2.1Coastal Basin

5.2.2Mafia Deep Offshore

5.2.3Ruvuma

5.2.4Mandawa Basin

5.2.5Selous Basin

5.2.6Ruvu Basin

5.3Details of Licensing Rounds and their Results Held to Date

5.4Exploration Blocks

5.5Fiscal and Regulatory Regime

5.5.1Fiscal and Regulatory Regime

5.6Details of Recent Discoveries

5.6.1Lavani

5.6.2Mzia-1

5.6.3Jodari-1

5.6.4Zafarani-1

5.6.5Ntorya-1

5.7Major Planned Production Fields

5.8Key Exploration Companies

5.8.1Heritage Oil Plc

5.8.2Ophir Energy Plc Limited

6Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration Markets in Africa, United Mozambique

6.1Overview of Oil and Gas Exploration Activities

6.2Details of Major Basins

6.2.1Rovuma

6.2.2Mozambique Basin

6.2.3Maniamba

6.2.4Middle Zambezi Graben

6.2.5Lower Zambezi Graben

6.3Details of Licensing Rounds and their Results to Date

6.4Exploration Blocks

6.5Fiscal and Regulatory Regime

6.5.1Fiscal and Regulatory Regime

6.6Details of Recent Discoveries

6.6.1Atum

6.6.2Coral 1

6.6.3Golfinho

6.6.4Mamba North East 1

6.6.5Mamba North 1

6.7Major Planned Production Fields

6.7.1Buzi

6.7.2Inhassoro

6.8Key Exploration Companies

6.8.1Sasol Petroleum International Pty, Ltd.

6.8.2Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

7Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration Markets in Africa, Kenya

7.1Overview of Oil and Gas Exploration Activities

7.2Details of Major Basins

7.2.1Anza Basin

7.2.2Mandera Basin

7.2.3Tertiary Rift Basin

7.2.4Lamu Basin

7.3Kenya’s Lamu Basin has the Largest Number of Exploration Blocks

7.4Fiscal and Regulatory Regime

7.4.1Fiscal and Regulatory Regime

7.5In 2012, Ngamia-1 Discovery was Made in Kenya

7.6Key Exploration Companies

7.6.1Tullow Oil Plc is among the Major E&P Companies in Kenya

7.6.2Apache Corporation is Drilling in L8 Block

7.6.3Pancontinental Oil and Gas has a Stake in Four Blocks in Kenya

8Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration Markets in Africa, Cameroon

8.1Overview of Oil and Gas Exploration Activities

8.2Details of Major Basins

8.2.1DoualaKribi Campo Basin

8.2.2Doula-Rio del Rey

8.3Cameroon has 15 Active Exploration Blocks

8.3.1Elombo Permit

8.3.2Bomono (Block OLHP-1, OLHP-2)

8.3.3Ntem

8.3.4N'Dian River

8.4Fiscal and Regulatory Regime

8.4.1Fiscal and Regulatory Regime

8.5Sapele -1 and Sapele-3 are Recent Key Discoveries in Cameroon

8.5.1Sapele-3

8.5.2Sapele-1

8.6Dissoni North is the Planned Field in Cameroon Offshore

8.7Key Exploration Companies

8.7.1BowLeven plc plans to Drill Exploration Wells in Etinde Permit and Bomono Permit

8.7.2Addax Petroleum Cameroon Limited is among the Largest Producers of Oil and Gas in Cameroon

8.7.3Kosmos Energy Ltd.

9Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration Markets in Africa, Republic of Congo

9.1Overview of Oil and Gas Exploration Activities

9.2Lower Congo is the Major Basin in the Republic of the Congo

9.3Republic of the Congo’s Lower Congo Basin has 12 Active Exploration Blocks

9.3.1Mer Profonde Sud

9.3.2Mer Profonde Nord

9.3.3La Noumbi

9.4Fiscal and Regulatory Regime

9.4.1Fiscal and Regulatory Regime

9.5Details of Recent Discoveries

9.5.1Makouala Marine-1

9.5.2Bilondo Marine 2 and Bilondo Marine 3

9.6Four Production Fields are Planned in the Lower Congo Basin of the Republic of the Congo

9.7Key Exploration Companies

9.7.1Murphy Oil Corporation

9.7.2Total S.A

10Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration Markets in Africa, Namibia

10.1Overview of Oil and Gas Exploration Activities

10.2Details of Major Basins

10.2.1Namibe Basin

10.2.2Walvis Basin

10.2.3Orange Basin

10.2.4Luderitz Basin

10.3Details of Licensing Rounds and their Results Held to Date

10.4Exploration Blocks

10.5Fiscal and Regulatory Regime

10.6Key Exploration Companies

10.6.1HRT Participações em Petróleo S.A. is Among the Largest Acreage Holders in West Africa

10.6.2Chariot Oil and Gas has Four Licenses Covering Eight Exploration Blocks in Namibia

10.6.3Eco Oil and Gas Ltd. has Three Offshore and Two Onshore Exploration Licenses in Namibia

11Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration Markets in Africa, Ethiopia

11.1Overview of Oil and Gas Exploration Activities

11.2Majority of Exploration Activities in Ethiopia are Concentrated in the Ogaden Basin

11.2.1Ogaden Basin

11.2.2Abay Basin

11.2.3Makele Basin

11.2.4Gambela Basin

11.2.5Southern Rift Basin

11.3Ogaden Basin has 21 of Ethiopia’s 33 Active Exploration Blocks

11.3.1South Omo Block

11.3.2Adigala

11.4Fiscal and Regulatory Regime

11.5Calub and Hilala Gas Deposits are Major Gas Discoveries in Ethiopia

11.6Key Exploration Companies

11.6.1SouthWest Energy

11.6.2Africa Oil Corp.

11.6.3Calvalley Petroleum Inc.

12Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration Markets in Africa, Liberia

12.1Overview of Oil and Gas Exploration Activities

12.2Details of Major Basins

12.2.1Liberian

12.2.2Harper

12.3Details of Licensing Rounds and their Results to Date

12.4Exploration Blocks

12.5Fiscal and Regulatory Regime

12.6Key Exploration Companies

12.6.1Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

12.6.2Chevron Corporation

13Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration Markets in Africa, Chad

13.1Overview of Oil and Gas Exploration Activities

13.2Doba, Chad Onshore and Bongor are the Major Basins in Chad

13.3Details of Licensing Rounds and their Results to Date

13.4Chad has Six Active and 23 Planned Exploration Blocks

13.4.1Permit H

13.4.2BDS 2008, Chari Ouest III and Manga

13.5Bongor Basin has Witnessed Two Oil and Gas Discoveries in Chad

13.5.1Benoy-1

13.6Sedigui is the Planned Production Field in Chad

13.7Key Exploration Companies

13.7.1Overseas Petroleum and Investment Corporation

13.7.2ERHC Energy Inc.

13.7.3China National Petroleum Corporation

14Tullow Oil, Eni and Total are Among the Key Companies Engaged in Emerging Exploration Markets in Africa

14.1Tullow Oil Plc Leads in terms of Participation in Number of Exploration Blocks

14.2ENI S.p.A has a Strong Presence in the Emerging Exploration Markets in Africa

14.3Total S.A Leads in terms of Production and Discoveries in Emerging Exploration Markets in Africa

14.4Ophir Energy Plc has Significant Exploration Activities in Emerging African Markets

14.5Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has Made Eight Discoveries in Mozambique

15Appendix

15.1Market Definition

15.2Abbreviations

15.3Sources

15.4Methodology

15.4.1Coverage

15.4.2Secondary Research

15.4.3Primary Research

15.4.4Expert Panel Validation

15.5Contact Us

15.6Disclaimer

List of Tables

Table 1:Oil and Gas Exploration Industry, Emerging Exploration Markets in Africa, Number of Active and Planned Exploration Blocks by Countries, 2012

Table 2:Oil and Gas Exploration Industry, Emerging Exploration markets in Africa, Number of Discoveries by Country, 2007–2012

Table 3:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Comparison of Key Fiscal Terms of Emerging Exploration Markets in Africa, 2012

Table 4:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Uganda, Major Exploration Blocks, 2012

Table 5:Uganda, Key Fiscal Parameters, 2012

Table 6:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Uganda, Oil and Gas Discoveries, 2006–2012 (July)

Table 7:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Uganda, Oil and Gas Production Fields, 2012

Table 8:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Uganda, Exploration and Appraisal Blocks by Tullow Oil Plc, 2012

Table 9:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Tanzania, Major Exploration Blocks, 2012

Table 10:Tanzania, Key Fiscal Parameters, 2012

Table 11:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Tanzania, Recent Discoveries, 2010–2012

Table 12:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Tanzania, Oil and Gas Production Fields, 2012

Table 13:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Mozambique, Major Exploration Blocks, 2012

Table 14:Mozambique, Key Fiscal Parameters, 2012

Table 15:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Mozambique, Discoveries, 2010–2012

Table 16:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, United Mozambique, Oil and Gas Production Fields, 2012

Table 17:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Kenya, Major Exploration Blocks, 2012

Table 18:Kenya, Key Fiscal Parameters, 2012

Table 19:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Kenya, Discoveries, 2012

Table 20:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Cameroon, Major Exploration Blocks, 2012

Table 21:Cameroon, Key Fiscal Parameters, 2012

Table 22:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Cameroon, Major Discoveries, 2012

Table 23:Oil and Gas Exploration Market in Africa, Republic of Congo, Major Exploration Blocks, 2012

Table 24:Republic of Congo, Key Fiscal Parameters, 2012

Table 25:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Republic of the Congo, Recent Discoveries, 2007–2012

Table 26:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Republic of Congo, Planned Oil and Gas Production Fields, 2012

Table 27:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Namibia, Major Exploration Blocks, 2012

Table 28:Namibia, Key Fiscal Parameters, 2012

Table 29:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Ethiopia, Major Exploration Blocks, 2012

Table 30:Ethiopia, Key Fiscal Parameters, 2012

Table 31:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Liberia, Major Exploration Blocks, 2012

Table 32:Liberia , Key Fiscal Parameters, 2012

Table 33:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Chad, Major Exploration Blocks, 2012

Table 34:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Chad, Recent Discoveries, 2012

Table 35:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Chad, Planned Oil and Gas Production Fields, 2012

List of Figures

Figure 1:Oil and Gas Exploration Industry, Emerging Exploration Markets in Africa, Number of Active and Planned Exploration Blocks by Country, 2012

Figure 2:Oil and Gas Exploration Industry, Emerging Exploration Markets in Africa, Number of Discoveries by Country, 2007–2012

Figure 3:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Uganda, Major Sedimentary and Exploration Basins, 2012

Figure 4:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Tanzania, Major Exploration Basins, 2012

Figure 5:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Kenya, Major Exploration Basins, 2012

Figure 6:Oil and Gas Exploration Market in Africa, Cameroon, Major Exploration Basins, 2012

Figure 7:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Namibia, Major Exploration Basin, 2012

Figure 8:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Ethiopia, Major Exploration Basins, 2012

Figure 9:Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Liberia, Major Exploration Basins, 2012

Figure 10:Emerging Exploration Markets, Africa, Competitive Positioning of Key Companies, 2012

Figure 11:Emerging Exploration Markets, Africa, Number of Exploration Blocks by Top Five Companies, 2012

Figure 12:Emerging Exploration Markets, Africa, Oil and Gas Discoveries by Top Five Companies (as Operator), 2000–2012

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