The Petroleum Directorate of Sierra Leone (PDSL) will be officially declaring open its Fourth Licensing round on the 15th January 2018 in Freetown, Sierra Leone. This will be followed by an official lunching of the Licensing round on 25th January 2018 at the Geological Society of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London, UK. The round will run from 15th January until 28th June 2018.
The PDSL and its partners: the Getech Group (AIM; GTC), through its wholly owned subsidiary ERCL invite the wider International Oil and Gas community to participate in this Licensing round, and will be more than willing to welcome you all
Please see below link to Geological Society of London where Fourth Licensing Round Launch will be held.
The Petroleum Directorate is pleased to invite expressions of interest for long offset 2D multi-client seismic acquisition offshore Sierra Leone. Please express interest to Director General Mr Raymond Kargbo via email by 30th September at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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. The delegation was headed by the Director General Mr Raymond Kargbo and the Petroleum Directorate team presented both an oral and a poster presentation, outlining the investment opportunities that exist in the Sierra Leone petroleum sector. The Directorates booth was very well attended by oil industry representatives and the team look forward to seeing you again at Africa Oil Week in Cape Town on 23rd October 2017.
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 who were on a two week visit to the UK.
The talk was a great success and was well-attended by oil industry representatives. The presentation focussed on the recent activity in Sierra Leone and the future, with the Petroleum Directorates data room now open in Freetown.
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 / 4A Extension (2011 / 14) and the merged Fusion 3D dataset. The location of these 3D volumes is illustrated below.
These surveys are now available to view at the Data Room in PDSL offices in Freetown, and are available to license by companies wishing to evaluate the exploration prospectivity of Sierra Leone. Read more
The Ambassador of the United States of America in Sierra Leone, John Hoover, on Wednesday January 25, 2017, promised to do his utmost to convince foreign investors, especially oil companies in the US to visit the newly established data room at the Petroleum Directorate.
He was speaking during a briefing session with the management and staff of the directorate at their Hill Station Office in Freetown.
Prior to the meeting, Ambassador Hoover was taken on a conducted tour of the eight work stations and data room by the Director General of the Petroleum Directorate, Raymond S. Kargbo. On behalf of his team, Kargbo then gave a general overview of the progress made so far by the directorate. Read more
From October 2016 to January 2017 PDSL were trained in GIS, Petrophysics and Seismic Interpretation by the ERCL and Getech Group Team.
Gareth Williams of ERCL with the PDSL team presented on the West African Transform Margin at SLIG January meeting http://www.slgeosciences.org/