The Republic of Gabon invites interested parties to participate in the 12th Shallow and Deep Water Licensing Round which opened on 7th November 2018 in Cape Town. The acreage on offer includes 12 shallow water and 23 deep-water blocks. The round closes at the end of September 2019.

Spectrum Geo has been appointed as Official Technical Partner to support the Direction Generale des Hydrocarbures (DGH) on the promotion of this license round and has acquired 17,000 sq. km of 3D broadband data over key acreage in addition to offering strategically-positioned regional 2D seismic coverage

License Round Information


License Round Information

Download the 12th Offshore License Round information booklet.

Block Details

Download a detailed listing of blocks on offer in the 12th Round and the data available.

Fiscal Terms

The improved fiscal terms as laid out by the Ministry of Oil and Hydrocarbons at the license round launch.

Multi-Client Seismic Data

Explore the block locations and availability of modern seismic data using a unique mapping tool.

Gabon 12th License Round Roadshow Schedule

London workshopLondon17 - 18 January
Asia Pacific Energy Assembly
Singapore at Raffles City Convention Centre
30 – 31 January
NAPE Summit WeekUSA at George R Brown Convention Centre in Houston
11 – 15 February
IPTC International Petroleum Technology Conference
China at Beijing International Conference Centre
26 – 28 March
Equatorial Guinea at Sipopo International Conference Hall
3 – 5 April
Moscow International Oil & Gas Exhibition MIOGE
Russia at Crocus Expo, Moscow
23 – 26 April
GeoConvention 2019 Canada at Telus Convention Centre, Calgary13 – 17 May
Brazil Workshop
JW Marriott Hotel, Avenida Atlantica, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (TBC)
28 - 29 May