The prospects for a prompt final investment decision at the BP/Kosmos 15tcf Tortue deepwater prospect on the Mauritania/Senegal maritime border have taken a major step forward with the 9 February signing of an Inter-Government Cooperation Agreement.

US firm Kosmos says the project remains on track for FID by end-2018 and first gas by late 2021. FEED is ongoing. (CONTINUED - 376 WORDS)