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Upstream - Africa


Anadarko’s continued global business approach has led to significant discoveries and developments throughout the African continent.

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Evaluating Offshore Discoveries in Côte d’Ivoire

Following Anadarko’s success in neighboring Ghana, the company began looking for similar opportunities along the Cretaceous trend in the Ivorian Basin. As a result, Anadarko acquired interests in five offshore blocks totaling approximately 1.4 million acres offshore Côte d’Ivoire.

Potential in Paon

In 2012, Anadarko announced a light-oil discovery at the Paon prospect in Block CI-103, where it encountered more than 100 net feet of oil pay. The discovery confirmed the Upper Cretaceous fan system extended westward into Côte d’Ivoire. Anadarko is currently appraising the Paon discovery and evaluating potential development scenarios.


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“We are excited about the potential in Côte d'Ivoire. With the help of our partners, we look forward to new exploration prospects and further appraising our existing discoveries along with delivering sustainable investment opportunities that directly benefit the Ivorian people.”

— Tommy Miller
Country Manager, Côte d’Ivoire


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