Following the public tender launched in October 2014, Sasol Petroleum Mozambique Exploration Limitada and Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos, E.P (ENH, EP) were awarded the onshore area of Pande and Temane, (PT5-C), and the Exploration and Production Concession Contract was signed in October 2018.(Link to the signed EPCC Area PT5-C)
Here is a brief description of the contract.
|Contract area||Area PT5-C (EPCC)||Background, activities carried out, status, and further plans|
The EPCC was signed in October 2018 and awarded to Sasol and ENH, as part of the 5th Bidding Round. The area is in the onshore part of the Mozambique Basin nearby Pande and Temane gas fields, in the northern part of Inhambane Province. The contract was split into 3 exploration sub-periods, of 4 + 2 + 2 years.
Below are the minimum commitments:
First exploration sub-period – 48 months
Second exploration sub-period – 24 months
Third exploration sub-period – 24 months
|Operator & partners||
Original: 3,012 km2
Present: 3,012 km2