Perenco began operations in Gabon with the acquisition of four offshore fields south of Port-Gentil. An ambitious strategy of development and acquisition has resulted in current production of 65,000 bopd through 29 offshore and onshore licences through exploration and projects of redevelopment. Perenco is a leading independant Oil & Gas Company operating in 16 countries across the globe, ranging from Northern Europe to Africa and from Latin America to the Middle East. Find out more about our activities in Peru, DRC, Guatemala and UK and about Perenco community actions in CSR dedicated website. Perenco's success relies on a team of dedicated engineers and technicians : read their testimonials on our Careers website.
With the ownership of several exploration licences, the company has an accelerating exploration drilling programme. Recent discoveries include:
Exploration has delivered a number of successful developments in Gabon such as the Ompoyi and Orindi (offshore) and Oba (onshore) fields, the latter being the largest discovery to be made in the country in the last five years.
Perenco has recently completed a detailed description of the hydrocarbon systems in the Gabonese basins to understand their development and sediment fill, to determine the play elements and define play fairways that have material potential. This will allow Perenco to focus on plays that have the potential for material prospects, and we are in the process of updating the Exploration portfolio.