Lüderitz - Southern Africa's least explored basin?

Namibia is quickly becoming one of the hottest areas for exploration globally, following the announcement of the large Graff & Venus discoveries. But is the prospectivity limited to the Orange Basin in the south? Here we investigate the hugely under-explored Lüderitz Basin, sandwiched between the Walvis Basin to the north and the Orange Basin to the south.


With many characteristics in common with the Orange Basin, could the Lüderitz Basin replicate the recent drilling successes witnessed to the south?

What challenges face exploration in the Lüderitz Basin?


We also give an update on the ReconAfrica activity onshore Namibia in the Kavango Basin, with the drilling of the Makandina 8-2 well.

You might also like:

Namibia - your questions answered: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNfz1TKJ_8Y

Graff-1 (Namibia): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEI_1freNeU

Venus-1 (Namibia): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgH_0mEZ7zQ


TROVE Southern Africa contains details of all offshore oil and gas fields and discoveries from Namibia & South Africa. We believe this is the most comprehensive technical subsurface database for the Southern African region. We have several other TROVE databases ensuring complete offshore coverage of the African continent, along with a significant onshore area.


See our coverage map here: https://www.1stsom.com/trove


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