Angola 2020 Onshore Bid Round will officially open in January 2021 and bids must be submitted by March 10th 2021.
Nine blocks are on offer, in the Lower Congo and Kwanza Basins.
The country’s International Competitive Bid Round for oil gas licenses, announced last year, is a scheduled offering for onshore and offshore, in the period 2019-2025.
Last year, Angola’s National Agency of Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels (ANPG), awarded three blocks: 27, 28, and 29, offshore in the deepwater Namibe Basin.
This year, the bidding plans have been disrupted by COVID-19 complications.
The blocks on offer are CON1, CON 5, CON 6, KON 5, KON 6, KON 8, KON 9, KON 17 & KON 20 (See map here), located in the Lower Congo Basin and the Terrestrial Kwanza Basin.
Data available includes 2D seismic coverage of the LowerCongo Basin, a recently updated Geological Map and Database of the Onshore Kwanza Basin and a compilation of recent aeromagnetic data covering the Transition Zone and Shallow Waters of the Lower Congo and Kwanza Basins.