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Gabon

Licence areas

Addax Petroleum has interests in 3 Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs) in Gabon, covering a combination of onshore and offshore licence areas, with 6 producing fields in total.

PSC Working Interest % Operator

Onshore

The Gabon onshore licence areas form the bulk of our production and operations in Gabon. They consist of 3 licence areas and producing oil fields: Dinonga, Irondou and Koula/Damier. Dinonga and Irondou are operated by Addax Petroleum, while Koula/Damier is operated by Shell Gabon.

  • Dinonga Irondou 88.75 Addax Petroleum
  • Awoun 40 Shell Gabon

Offshore

The Gabon offshore licence areas are a combination of production, development and exploration properties.

  • Etame 31.36 / 33.90 VAALCO Gabon

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Country overview

Located in Central Africa and richly endowed with natural resources, Gabon is bordered on the west by the Atlantic Ocean and shares its borders with Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, and the Republic of Congo. With a population of 1.6 million over a surface area of 268,000 km2, Gabon is a sparsely populated country, with 85% of the territory covered by forest.
For more information on Gabon please visit the World Bank’s website.

The Gabon onshore licence areas form the bulk of our production and operations in Gabon. They consist of three licence areas and producing oil fields: Dinonga, Irondou and Koula/Damier. Dinonga and Irondou are operated by Addax Petroleum, while Koula/Damier is operated by Shell Gabon. Dinonga Irondou 88.75 Addax PetroleumDinonga and Irondou licences The Irondou and Dinonga licences are Addax Petroleum’s principal onshore Gabon producing licences. They were granted in January 2014 for a 10-year period and are located approximately 100 km south-east of the coastal city of Port-Gentil. Addax Petroleum Oil & Gas Gabon Inc operates and holds an 88.75% interest in these licences.Awoun 40 Shell GabonKoula / Damier licence Addax Petroleum holds a 40% interest in the Koula/Damier licence, which is operated by Shell Gabon. The licence area is approximately 80 km south-east of Port-Gentil. Koula and Damier fields were both discovered in 2004. Production from Koula started in May 2010. Offshore The Gabon offshore licence areas are a combination of production, development and exploration properties. Etame 31.36 / 33.90 VAALCO GabonEtame Marin, Avouma and Ebouri licences The Etame Marin, Avouma and Ebouri licences are Addax Petroleum’s principal offshore producing licences in Gabon. Etame Marin started production in 2001, Avouma has been producing since 2005, and Ebouri is producing since 2006. Addax Petroleum holds a 31.36% interest in these licences, operated by Vaalco Gabon (Etame) Inc. Etame license The Etame exploration licence is one of the two non-operated exploration licences of Addax Petroleum in Gabon. Addax Petroleum holds a 33.90% interest in this licence, operated by Vaalco Gabon (Etame) Inc.
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