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African Petroleum Comments on BP’s Gambia Award

Sunday, May 5, 2019

African Petroleum issued a small statement on its website regarding the news that Gambia has awarded acreage to BP. The company said it “notes recent media articles stating that BP has signed an agreement with the Gambian government in relation to Block A1 in The Gambia.”

“The company continues to reserve its rights in relation to the A1 license and will continue with its efforts to protect its interest in the A1 license through the ongoing ICSID arbitration process,” the statement concluded.