Tunis: The total number of valid permits, at the end of May 2024, is 16 including 15 research permits and one prospecting permit, according to the monthly report on the energy situation for the month of May 2024, published by the National Energy and Mines Observatory.

The total number of concessions is 56, including 44 in production. The State participates through the Tunisian Petroleum Activities Company (French: ETAP) in 34 of these concessions in production.

For exploration operations, the Observatory noted the absence of new seismic acquisition operations at the end of May 2024.

On the other hand, there is a drilling operation of a new exploration well «Aziza-1», in addition to the continuation of drilling of an exploration well «Chaal-2» started in 2023.

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse