Tanzania Petroleum Gets 9 Bids for Tanganyika Exploration
Companies that placed tenders, which closed on June 7, included Total E&P of France, U.K.-based Ophir Energy Plc, Canada’s Fort Calgary Resources Ltd. and the U.K.’s New Age Ltd., the Dar es Salaam-based company said in a statement on its website today.
Beach Energy Ltd. (BPT) and Swala Energy based in Australia, Texas-based Kosmos Energy Ltd. and ERHC Energy Inc. (ERHE) and a company called Adamantine, whose location wasn’t given, also bid, according to TPDC, as the Tanzanian company is known.
TPDC is evaluating the bids and will make a recommendation to the government before Sept. 7, it said.
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