The Gambia


FAR under strain with Sangomar financing

Australia’s FAR has temporarily suspended plans for drilling offshore The Gambia, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, while the oil price crash has made talks on securing debt for Senegal’s Sangomar development harder.


Erin Energy starts Africa 3D seismic survey work

Erin Energy has begun shooting a 3D seismic survey off the coast of The Gambia. The work, through its subsidiary Camac Energy Gambia Limited, will be carried out using the Palarcus Alima vessel. The survey is expected to take 50 days to complete and will cover approximately 1,500 square kilometres on Erin Energy’s A2 and A5 blocks.