The 3,024 km2 Mahdia permit lies 114 km offshore Tunisia in shallow waters along the eastern margin of the Gulf of Hammamet basin in the Mediterranean Sea, 160km form the nearest major port
The wider basin is home to a number of small and mid-size oil and gas fields operated by independents and majors including Panoro, Eni and Royal Dutch Shell. Dunraven is the operator of the permit and holds a 100% interest.
|2018 – Extensive reprocessing and gap analysis work; Competent Person’s Report attributed 114 mmbbls ‘best estimate’ prospective resources in four prospects in the NW of block
2014 – Drilled EMD-1 well, de-risking EMD-East, the largest prospect (63 mmbbls) – well was suspended with well control issues
2012 – 3D seismic identifies four prospects in NW of block