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Mozambique to launch next oil and gas licensing round

PUBLISHED: Tue, 01 Nov 2016 15:55:34 GMT

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CAPE TOWN Nov 1 (Reuters) – Mozambique, which has vast offshore gas reserves, will hold its sixth round of oil and gas licensing round late in 2017 or in 2018, a government official told an industry conference on Tuesday.

Augusto Macuvele, a senior official with Mozambique’s National Petroleum Institute, provided few details about the rounds in the presentation at the Africa Oil Week conference in Cape Town. (Reporting by Wendell Roelf and Ed Stoddard; Editing by James Macharia)


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