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IHS Markit Selected by ANPG of Angola to Host Upcoming Licensing Round Promotions for 10 Hydrocarbon Blocks

IHS Markit Selected by ANPG of Angola to Host Upcoming Licensing Round Promotions for 10 Hydrocarbon Blocks

August 14, 2019

Registration now open for licensing round promotions in Luanda, Houston, London and Dubai in September

HOUSTON (Aug. 14, 2019) – Global business information provider IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), has been selected by the National Agency of Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels of Angola (ANPG), to facilitate its upcoming hydrocarbon licensing round presentations in Luanda, Houston, London and Dubai during September. IHS Markit last hosted previous hydrocarbon round promotions for Angola in 2005, and 2007-2008, which led to the largest signing bonuses on record for individual blocks.

ANPG, the national concessionaire for Angola, holds mineral rights for the exploration, development and production of liquid and gas hydrocarbons in the West African country, announced it will launch a bid round for the award of exploration and production rights for a total of 10 blocks in the following areas offshore Angola:

Namibe Basin—Blocks 11, 12, 13, 27, 28, 29, 41, 42 and 43

Benguela Sub-Basin—Block 10

The blocks, which are all considered frontier, currently have no hydrocarbon production. During the upcoming roadshow presentations, ANPG will present technical details regarding the round, provide an overview of the geology of the blocks on offer, discuss fiscal terms, potential hydrocarbon reserves, the timeline for the rounds, qualification requirements and submission guidelines. Several seismic vendors with seismic coverage of the blocks on offer, will also be present.

Meetings will be held at the following locations on the following dates:

Luanda – Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Venue: Centro de Convenções de Talatona

Luanda Sul - Angola 132/203

Please register by: Friday, August 27

Houston – Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Venue : The Post Oak Hotel

1600 West Loop South, Houston, Texas 77027, USA

Please register by: Friday September 6

London – Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Venue: London Intercontinental Hotel

1 Hamilton Place, Park Lane, London, W1J 7QY

Please register by: Friday, September 13

Dubai – Monday, September 23, 2019

Venue: The Address Hotel, Dubai Mall

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, 31166

Please register by: Thursday, September 19

Credential representatives of oil companies, and any credentialed investors wishing to attend the roadshow, should register by e-mail before the deadlines listed at

Please include the registrant’s name or names (if you wish to have multiple participants), position (s), company, and name/city of the event you wish to attend. Your registration for the roadshow will be confirmed by email reply.

Note to Media: Credentialed members of the news media interested in covering the event can do so pursuant to their advanced registration and approval. To request media credentials, please contact Melissa Manning at . Please send your name, organization, phone, e-mail and organization website.


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