Regional report: West Africa ///

Since the discovery of large pre-salt fields offshore Brazil, explorers have identified analogous basins offshore West Africa as having pre-salt potential. In recent years, countries, such as Angola, Gabon, Congo and Namibia, have geared up for pre-salt exploration in their deepwater areas. Pre-salt-focused rounds have encouraged the industry to participate in these frontier plays, as have improvements in imaging techniques and deepwater technologies.

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