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Namibia upstream summary

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Report summary

Namibia's upstream industry is in its early stages. Only 28 exploration and appraisal wells have been drilled to date and only one sub-commercial discovery has been made. The Kudu gas field was found by Chevron in 1974. No operator has been able to develop the field, largely because they have been unable to identify a suitable market. In late 2016, the Namibian government decided to put the project on hold once more until economic conditions become more favourable.At the start of the ...

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    Executive summary

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    Key facts

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    Key companies

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  • Location maps: Image 1
  • Net Acreage 2018
  • Offshore and Onshore Basins Map
  • Active Blocks by Region
  • Blocks Awarded
  • Current Licences in Namibia
  • East Graben Province Stratigraphic Column
  • Drilling Activity by Well Type


  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Fiscal terms: Table 1

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