Farm-in talks continue on Lagzira Block offshore Morocco

Nov. 3, 2022
Genel Energy expects to sign a petroleum agreement and association contract with Morocco’s state-owned ONHYM concerning the offshore Lagzira Block.

Offshore staff

LONDON  Genel Energy expects to sign a petroleum agreement and association contract with Morocco’s state-owned ONHYM concerning the offshore Lagzira Block.

The company operates the concession, formerly known as Sidi Moussa, with a 75% interest.

Early in 2020, ONHYM agreed to extend the license period to allow Genel to complete processing and interpretation of a newly acquired multi-azimuth broadband 3D seismic survey, ahead of a drilling decision.

Discussions continue concerning a potential farm-out.

Lagzira, in water depths of 200 m to 1,200 m, has a proven petroleum system, with Genel’s 2014 well recovering 26°API oil from Upper and Middle Jurassic reservoirs. The 3D survey that followed in 2018 identified new plays, with 18 prospects and leads.

11.03.2022

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