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PRESS RELEASE - LICENSING OIL ...
The Ministry of Petroleum & Energy of The Republic of The Gambia is pleased to announce the official licensing of Offsho...Read More
Information on Goods and Servic...
FAR Gambia Ltd as operator of A2 and A5 licences is preparing to drill the first exploration oil well before the end of ...Read More
Invitation to bid
The Gambia National Petroleum Corporation hereby invites you to participate as a Bidder in the Tender described herein....Read More
Keynote speech at the 11th Annual Sub-Suharan African Oil/Gas Conference held at Westchase, Houston 26th April 2018....Read More
Ministry of Petroleum, partners Start Gambito Seismic Survey Offshore
The ministry of Petroleum in partnership with Norwegian seismic company TGS has started a 3D seismic survey offshore The Gambia. The survey which has started on the 16th April 2020 will last for over two months. Mr Jerreh Barrow Commissioner of Petroleum, ministry of Petroleum says data management is at the core of Ministry’s Exploration Policy adding that this project is the single largest seismic data acquisition project in the Gambia.
FAR Limited suspends drill and exploration of offshore wells in The Gambia due to Covid-19
Australian oil and gas company FAR Limited has suspended its plans to drill an exploration well offshore The Gambia as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and the government has closed its borders. FAR Limited is the operator of the A2 and A5 blocks located offshore the Gambia and has been preparing to drill an exploration well in the second half of 2020, but these plans now need to be adjusted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
GNPC officials embark on a feasibility tour at PETRONAS Institutions in Malaysia.
Delegates pose after MoU signing to train GNPC Geoscientists and Petroleum Engineers In pursuant to the goal of the Board of Directors and Management of the Gambia National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), to forge strategic partnerships with other National Oil Companies to study and adapt “Best Practice” and build the capacities of the Board, Management and Staff, a delegation was sent to Malaysia to sign an MoU with PETRONAS owned institutions in preparation for the exploratory activities by the Licensees which are scheduled for 2020 and 2021.