By: Cove Energy  05/12/2011

The company has acquired interest in two concessions; a 10% net interest in the Onshore Rovuma concession, and 8.5% net interest in Rovuma Basin Offshore Area One.

Asset Operator Working Interest Status Licence Area (km2)
Rovuma Offshore Area 1 Anadarko 8.50%* Exploration 10,000
Rovuma Onshore Concession Anadarko 10.00%* Exploration 12,000

Mozambique Offshore

In 2010 and early 2011 four significant gas discoveries were made by the Rovuma Offshore Area 1 partnership.

Mozambique Onshore

The geology is akin to that offshore, however there has been oil seeps onshore.

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mozambique offshore

In April 2010 operations on the Collier well were suspended after encountering pore pressure issues at the top of the predicted reservoir objective, causing the operator to deem it unsafe to continue drilling. The Barquentine well which is located two miles northeast from the Windjammer discovery reported a total of 416 net ft of natural gas pay in multiple high-quality sands in October 2010.


mozambique onshore

The three Cretaceous fields, Songo Songo in offshore central Tanzania and the Pande and Temane Fields in Southern Mozambique, were used as reality checks for the Onshore CretaceousGas play. This first drilling location was selected based on the seismic data acquired in 2008 which showed positive structural closure on three of the 2D seismic lines.