Total awarded exploration license for deep waters off Kenya
PARIS -- Total announced the signature of a production sharing contract with the Kenyan government for Block L22, which it will operate with a 100% interest.
Covering an area of more than 10,000 square kilometers, the exploration license is located offshore the Lamu Archipelago in water depths of between 2,000 and 3,500 meters. The first phase of the exploration program consists of a 3D seismic survey.
Following the signing ceremony, Jacques Marraud des Grottes, Senior Vice President for Exploration & Production in Africa commented: “This most recent award is aligned with Total’s strategy of building a strong presence in the new basins of East Africa offering high-potential plays for exploration by leveraging our internationally recognized deep offshore expertise.”