Mini continents hold key to West Indian Ocean prospects

GROWING international interest in exploring for oil and gas in offshore East Africa has led geoscience services provider CGG to expand knowledge further into the West Indian Ocean.

Mini continents hold key to West Indian Ocean prospects Mini continents hold key to West Indian Ocean prospects Mini continents hold key to West Indian Ocean prospects Mini continents hold key to West Indian Ocean prospects Mini continents hold key to West Indian Ocean prospects

CGG said the region long appeared to consist of barren oceanic crust with little potential for discoveries. More recently, however, there had been "tantelising" evidence to suggest otherwise.

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