Waiting time in Tunisia

Tunisia has recently elected a new president, demonstrating the strength of its democratic institutions. The country’s hydrocarbons industry continues to struggle, though.

Oil & Gas

Mazarine Energy and ETAP make Tunisian oil discovery

Mazarine Energy has made an oil discovery in Tunisia with its partner ETAP. The find was made in the Cat -1 (Chouchet El Atrous) well in the Zaafrane permit by the company’s subsidiary Mazarine Energy Tunisia. Mazarine Energy executive chairman Edward Van Kersbergen said: “We are delighted to announce the first discovery in the Zaafrane permit.


Gulfsands Petroleum removes chief executive

Gulfsands Petroleum has removed its chief executive. Mahdi Sajjad has been replaced by Alastair Beardshall as executive chairman with immediate effect. The oil and gas company, which operated in the North African region, said Sajjad would remain as a director of the company.