Chariot starts Mauritania survey

Offshore staff

LONDON – Chariot Oil & Gas has launched a 3D seismic survey in block C19 offshore Mauritania, the company announced. Chariot, which acquired a 90% operated interest in the block in April 2012, has contracted Fugro-Geoteam AS to carry out the 3,500 sq km (1,350 sq mi) program in water depths ranging from 30 m (98 ft) up to 2,000 m (6,560 ft). The survey is expected to take 90 days to complete.

“This 3D seismic survey fulfills Chariot’s initial three year work commitment within block C19 and is intended to identify structural and stratigraphic traps, with the latter in particular offering potential for large trap sizes,” Chariot said in a release. 

The UK-based independent holds offshore licenses on eight blocks in Namibia through its Enigma Oil & Gas subsidiary, block C19 in Mauritania and three blocks in Morocco. All of the blocks are currently in the exploration phase.

11/21/2012

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