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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDDING OF OFFSHORE PETROLEUM BLOCKS IN SIERRA LEONE
By Petroleum Directorate
Jan 9, 2012, 18:31

Pursuant to Section 30(1) and 32(2) of the Petroleum Exploration and Production Act 2011, the Sierra Leone Petroleum Directorate announces Sierra Leones 2011/2012 Petroleum Bid Round for the following  nine (9) blocks (SL-4A-10, SL-7A-10, SL-7C-10, SL-8A-10, SL-8B-10, SL-9A-10, SL-9B-10, SL-10A-10 and SL-10B-10), totalling about 21242 sq km.

 

The Bid Period will span from 29thDecember 2011 to 30th March, 2012.


About 5,800 line km of reprocessed 2D seismic, 3,200sq km of 3D seismic data covering some of these blocks, well information and regional interpretation are available for purchase at the offices of TGS-NOPEC in Houston, Oslo and Bedford, UK. Companies can purchase data for some of the blocks. Other bidding documents and details of the process and criteria for evaluation of bids are obtainable from the Petroleum Directorate.

 

Oil companies are invited to evaluate our Hydrocarbon potential and bid for a block or blocks. We have a hybrid of royalty-tax and a carried interest for the National Oil Company with competitive rates.

 

This bid round closes at 12noon on the 30th March, 2012 and bids would be opened at 12:05 midday at the Conference room of the Petroleum Directorate, 43 Siaka Stevens Street, Freetown.

 

Government reserves the right to withdraw the bid round and is not bound to choose the highest bidder.

 

For further details please contact:

The Ag. Director Generals office:

43 Siaka Stevens Street                                      

Freetown.                                                  

Tel: +232 22 222714                                  

Mob: +232 76 300788                                 

Email: info@pd-sl.com

 

OR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING

 

TGS-NOPEC                                                                

Robert Hobbs                                             

Chief Executive Officer - TGS ASA

robert.hobbs@tgsnopec.com

Graylaw House, 21/21A Goldington Road,

Bedford, MK40 3JY, UK.

Tel: +44 (0) 1234 272122

 

HOUSTON OFFICE                                                     

Juan Santana (Houston/ Americas)                

Regional Director, Africa and the Middle East

juan.santana@tgsnopec.com

2500 CityWest Boulevard

Suite 2000

Houston, Texas 77042

+1 713 860 2100 | Tel

+1 713 334 3308 | Fax

 

UK OFFICE

Folarin Lajumoke (United Kingdom/Europe)

Business Development and Project Manager

folarin.lajumoke@tgsnopec.com

Millbank House

171-185 Ewell Road

Surbiton, Surrey

KT6 6AP, UK

+44 (0) 208 339 4200 | Tel

+44 (0) 208 339 4249 | Fax

 

NORWAY OFFICE

Sara Stephens (United Kingdom/ Europe)

Manager of Sales, Africa and Middle East

sara.stephens@tgsnopec.com

Hagalkkveien 13

N-1383 Asker, Norway

+47 66 76 99 00 | Tel

+47 66 76 99 10 | Fax

SIERRA LEONE PETROLEUM DIRECTORATE
OPEN BLOCK COORDINATES

 

Block

Block ID

Longitude

Latitude

 

 

 

 

SL-4A-10

Area = 1995 sq. km

 

SL-4E

12 57' 52'' W

7 00' 10'' N

SL-4F

12 42' 30'' W

6 48' 28'' N

SL-4C

13 01' 00'' W

6 25' 00'' N

SL-4D

13 17' 00'' W

6 36' 00'' N

 

 

 

SL-7A-10

Area = 3490 sq. km

 

SL-7M

11 58' 22'' W

6 06' 51'' N

SL-7N

12 11' 00'' W

5 47' 00'' N

SL-7B

12 28' 56'' W

6 00' 35'' N

SL-7P

12 47' 00'' W

6 14' 00'' N

SL-7K

12 32' 34'' W

6 32' 25'' N

 

 

 

SL-7C-10

Area = 2015 sq. km

 

SL-7A

12 03' 00'' W

7 10' 00'' N

SL-7B

11 45' 00'' W

7 03' 00'' N

SL-7C

11 29' 00'' W

6 53' 00'' N

SL-7D

11 37' 35'' W

6 39' 31'' N

SL-7F

12 11' 10'' W

6 59' 39'' N

 

 

 

SL-8A-10

Area = 2584 sq. km

 

SL-8A

14 10' 26'' W

8 19' 33'' N

SL-8B

13 52' 00'' W

8 06' 00'' N

SL-8E

14 11' 31'' W

7 41' 31'' N

SL-8F

14 32' 20'' W

7 58' 39'' N

 

 

 

SL-8B-10

Area = 3020 sq. km

 

SL-8F

14 32' 20'' W

7 58' 39'' N

SL-8E

14 11' 31'' W

7 41' 31'' N

SL-8C

14 31' 00'' W

7 17' 00'' N

SL-8D

14 54' 12'' W

7 37' 44'' N

 

 

 

SL-9A-10

Area = 2136 sq. km

 

SL-9A

13 32' 33'' W

6 48' 38'' N

SL-9B

13 17' 00'' W

6 36' 00'' N

SL-9C

13 10' 09'' W

6 31' 18'' N

SL-9G

13 23' 54'' W

6 13' 43'' N

SL-9H

13 46' 08'' W

6 32' 35'' N

SL-9I

13 42' 00'' W

6 37' 00'' N

 

 

 

SL-9B-10

Area = 2141 sq. km

 

SL-9C

13 10' 09'' W

6 31' 18'' N

SL-9D

13 01' 00'' W

6 25' 00'' N

SL-9E

12 47' 00'' W

6 14' 00'' N

SL-9F

13 03' 50'' W

5 57' 34'' N

SL-9G

13 23' 54'' W

6 13' 43'' N

 

 

 

SL-10A-10

Area = 1948 sq. km

 

SL-10A

12 47' 00'' W

6 14' 00'' N

SL-10B

12 28' 56'' W

6 00' 35'' N

SL-10E

12 43' 53'' W

5 41' 28'' N

SL-10F

13 03' 50'' W

5 57' 34'' N

 

 

 

SL-10B-10

Area = 1913 sq. km

 

SL-10B

12 28' 56'' W

6 00' 35'' N

SL-10C

12 11' 00'' W

5 47' 00'' N

SL-10D

12 25' 54'' W

5 26' 56'' N

SL-10E

12 43' 53'' W

5 41' 28'' N



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