Zambia: Kafue Trough Block 34 awarded

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Feb. 2
– The Zambian Ministry of Mines and Minerals has awarded Frontier Resources International PLC petroleum exploration Block 34 in Zambia.

The license covers 6,400 sq km in the Kafue Trough 150 km southwest of Lusaka. Frontier Resources said the area has no prior hydrocarbon exploration and may form part of a southwestern extension of the East African rift system.

The company will proceed to complete the license application process including opening an office in Lusaka. Block 34 is the company’s first acreage in southern Africa, where it plans to pursue more opportunities.



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