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Angola's pre-salt provinces - the next Brazil?

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Industry sources suggest that the Majors spent $3.55 billion acquiring acreage in Angola’s pre-salt Kwanza basin in December last year. But will the pre-salt in Angola match the resource potential and economic potential of the Brazilian pre-salt provinces? In this article, we review the geological and economic similarities and differences between these two regions. We conclude that West African pre-salt resources could be significant, especially in the sweet spots, but they will not be as att...

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Peer review status:
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Publisher:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Journal:
Oxford Energy Forum More from this journal
Volume:
90
Pages:
15-17
Publication date:
2012-11-01
ISSN:
0959-7727
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2015-04-29

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