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Conclusion of Fourth Licensing Round Consultation Full opening of Sierra Leone’s offshore waters to Tender

In September 2018, shortly after his appointment as Director General of Sierra Leone’s Petroleum Directorate, Mr Timothy Kabba announced a six-month period of Industry Consultation, the purpose of which was to hear feedback from participants in the country’s Fourth Licensing Round. Meetings have since been held with a broad spectrum of high-quality international oil and […]

Director General of Sierra Leone Petroleum Directorate to consult with Petroleum Industry investors

In August 2018 Mr Timothy Kabba was appointed as Director General of the Sierra Leone Petroleum Directorate. Mr Kabba brings fresh perspectives to the current Fourth Sierra Leone Licensing Round and in step with the Government’s New Direction initiative, he has decided to expand the dialogue and enter a period of industry consultation. This consultation process […]

New Leadership for Petroleum Directorate

New Leadership for Petroleum Directorate On July 20 2018, erstwhile Director General Mr. Raymond Kargbo, handed over the mantle of leadership to Mr. Timothy Kabba, as incoming Director General of the Petroleum Directorate, in a short but well attended ceremony. The handing over event was prompted by the parliamentary confirmation of President Bio’s appointment of […]

Timothy Kabba Makes a Special Business Case for Investing in Sierra Leone

Director General of Petroleum Directorate, Timothy Kabba has again made a compelling presentation on Sierra Leone’s suitability as a host for investment in the upstream Oil and Gas sub-sector. Mr. Kabba was one of five panelists that deliberated on the topic: ‘Competing for Upstream Investment-Rewriting Africa’s Story’,   in the just concluded IHS Markit CERAWeek 2019, […]

PESGB Africa Conference

The Petroleum Directorate of Sierra Leone with partners ERCL Ltd (Getech Group Company) attended the PESGB Africa Conference 2017 at the Business Design Centre, London between 31st August and 1st September.

Oil and Gas Outlook for Sierra Leone Presentation

On Thursday 27th July at a meeting of the PESGB 3 Counties Regional Group in Henley on Thames UK, John Clark from ERCL (A Getech Group Company) presented an Oil and Gas Outlook for Sierra Leone on behalf of the Petroleum Directorate of Sierra Leone. Four members of the Petroleum Directorate technical team attended the meeting […]

Petroleum Directorate takes ownership of its Data

3 July 2017 The Petroleum Directorate is pleased to announce that, following a successful collaboration with TGS Nopec, ownership of a series of 3D seismic surveys acquired by TGS under a multi-client agreement has now reverted to the Petroleum Directorate. The surveys include the Blocks 4 & 5 survey (2008), the Blocks 3, 4A, 4B […]