Perenco acquires Marathon Oil Gabon, gains operatorship

Perenco has acquired Marathon Oil Gabon, which holds a 56.25% working interest in the Tchatamba Marin, Tchatamba South, and Tchatamba West fields, offshore Gabon.

Offshore staff

LONDON -- Perenco has acquired Marathon Oil Gabon, which holds a 56.25% working interest in the Tchatamba Marin, Tchatamba South, and Tchatamba West fields, offshore Gabon.

Perenco will now be the operator of the fields. Production is processed at a single facility at Tchatamba Marin and is transported via a pipeline to a non-operated onshore facility.

The Tchatamba Marin field was discovered in 1995 and began production in early 1998. The Tchatamba South and West fields were discovered in 1997 and came onstream in 1999 and 2000, respectively.

10/01/2009

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