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Game on in Gabon?

Game on in Gabon?

Report summary

2013 is a pivotal year for Gabon. By mid-year, the results of Gabon's much anticipated pre-salt deepwater exploration well should be known and the long awaited Petroleum Code may finally be approved. In the wake of these events, we predict a new deepwater licensing round will be announced. Hence, the results of the pre-salt drilling and the new legislation will be closely scrutinised by potential investors. Exploration and licensing activity has been slow in recent times and production,

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  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Could pre-salt deepwater discoveries transform Gabon’s oil industry?
    • Gabon could offer excellent value creation
    • New opportunities will emerge in 2013 - the appetite for which will depend on drilling results
  • The new petroleum code
    • The gas flaring policy - how will the gas be monetised?
    • Local content policy - too much too soon?
    • Formation of a new national oil company - very late to the party
  • Conclusion
    • Appendix
    • Model Field Valuations

In this report there are 6 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Could pre-salt deepwater discoveries transform Gabon’s oil industry?
    • Map of the South Atlantic margin showing where Gabon's lacustrine source rock is similar to Brazil's
    • Map of Gabon's Deepwater Licensing and Planned Drilling Activity
    • Gabon Model Field Valuations
    • Comparison with Deepwater Plays in West Africa
    • Production profile showing how deepwater production could reverse the decline
  • The new petroleum code
  • Conclusion
    • Cost assumptions
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