Chariot Oil & Gas Expands Footprint Offshore Morocco

by: Jamie Ashcroft


“Chariot will develop the drilling inventory on these permits through seismic acquisition which capitalises on the current excellent seismic contract rates,” says chief executive Larry Bottomley.

Chariot Oil & Gas Limited (LON:COPL) has expanded its interests offshore Morocco, snapping up an area close to upcoming drilling activity. (more…)

Gulfsands Secures Extension To Moulay Bouchta Agreement

Digital Look
Josh White Sharecast


Syria, Tunisia, Colombia and Morocco-focussed oil and gas company Gulfsands Petroleum announced on Wednesday that its subsidiary, Gulfsands Petroleum Morocco, had been awarded an extension to its Moulay Bouchta Petroleum Agreement, together with a revised work programme.

The AIM-traded firm had previously disclosed in its interim report that an (more…)

Royal Air Maroc Launches Direct Flights To Casablanca From Manchester Airport

Travel Daily News
Theodore Koumelis


From Tuesday 28 March, the Moroccan flag-carrier will begin operating direct non-stop flights three times per week from Manchester Airport to Mohammed V International Airport. The service will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

MANCHESTER, UK – Royal Air Maroc announced the launch of a new route between Manchester and Casablanca. (more…)

Moroccan Mobile Internet Users Increase By 18.6% In 2016



Mobile internet connections in Morocco reached 15.82 million at end-December 2016, growing at an annual rate of 18.6 percent according to the latest quarterly statistics from national regulator ANRT.

In the same period, the fixed broadband market saw an 8.6 percent increase in ADSL subscriptions, bringing the total to 1.23 million. (more…)

Morocco Has 41.5 Million Mobile Users



The number of mobile subscribers in Morocco reached 41.5 million at the end of 2016, an increase of 3.6 per cent over 2015, according to the country’s national telecom regulator ANRT.

The penetration rate reached 122.6 per cent, the Rabat-based agency said in a report, adding that growth in post-paid customers increased by 11.8 per cent to reach 2.98 million subscribers. (more…)

EU, Morocco To Push Ahead With Farm Trade Accord

World Bulletin / News Desk


On Monday, Morocco’s agriculture and fisheries ministry said failure to reinstate the accord would put thousands of jobs at risk, both in Morocco and in Europe.

The EU and Morocco agreed Tuesday to push ahead with an agriculture trade accord, a day after Rabat warned Brussels that failure to do so would damage ties.

“Ours is a model partnership, rich and multi-dimensional. The EU and (more…)

EU To Uphold Morocco Farm Accord Despite Western Sahara Ruling

by Robin Emmott


The European Union promised on Tuesday to maintain a farm deal with Morocco, seeking to reassure Rabat that the accord was not endangered by an EU court ruling that the country’s trade accords do not apply to the disputed Western Sahara region.

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini made their pledge to Morocco’s Deputy Foreign (more…)

Qatar Petroleum Seeks International Projects In Cyprus, Morocco: CEO

by Tom Finn and Rania El Gamal


State-owned energy giant Qatar Petroleum (QP) is exploring oil and gas in Morocco and Cyprus as it aims to expand its liquefied natural gas (LNG) assets abroad while trimming costs at home, chief executive Saad al-Kaabi said on Monday.

“You will see us going internationally with some of the partners we have in Qatar, this year and next year… We are in growth mode,” Kaabi told reporters at the company’s headquarters in Doha. (more…)

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