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Swala launches 2D seismic shoot in northern Tanzania

26th August 2014

Swala Energy has announced the start of its 2014 2D seismic data acquisition programme over the Moshi Basin located within the Pangani exploration licence in northern Tanzania

Swala launches 2D seismic shoot in northern Tanzania
This seismic survey is a follow-up to the successful programme carried out in the basin in 2013 where results indicated a sedimentary basin of about 3,000 metres in thickness

Swala Oil and Gas (Tanzania), partly owned by Swala Energy Limited, and its joint venture partner Otto Energy Limited, will acquire approximately 200 kilometres of 2D seismic data over the basin in the next four weeks and that data will be processed as the survey progresses.

“The commencement of the 2014 seismic programme underlines Swala’s commitment and capability to move ahead with its exploration programme,” said David Mestres Ridge, Swala’s CEO. “This work is intended to firm up potential drilling targets for a planned 2015 drilling campaign as required under the terms of the respective production sharing agreements with TPDC.”

This seismic survey is a follow-up to the successful programme carried out in the basin in 2013 where results indicated a sedimentary basin of about 3,000 metres in thickness. Once the survey in the Moshi basin is complete seismic operations will move to the Kilombero basin where a further 430 kilometres of 2D data will be acquired.

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