Shell signs new contract for Block C2 offshore Mauritania


Shell has signed an Exploration & Production Contract (CEP) with the Ministry of Petroleum, Mines and Energy of Mauritania for offshore Block C2.

The block is located just south of C10, another license already operated by Shell E&P Mauritania since 2018, and east of C8 where bp has discovered the BirAllah and Orca gas fields.

The signing of the new CEP with Shell was approved by Mauritania’s Cabinet last week. The Government also approved the signing of an amendment to Block C10.

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