Plans from London-listed Sound Energy to produce 29mn cfd from the Tendrara gas field in southeast Morocco took a step forward this week with the announcement of a provisional deal that would see Calvalley Petroleum take a 40% stake and potentially stump up the bulk of development costs.

‘Phase-1’ development of 2007’s 0.38tcf Tendrara find would see 10mn cfd production trucked as LNG to domestic industrial end-users, potentially from late-2024, after liquefaction at an under-construction at-field ‘micro LNG’ facility (MEES, 9 June). A more ambitious second phase would see output of 29mn cfd and construction of a pipeline 120km north to the GME trunk pipeline. Sound hopes an additional planned well (TE-4 Horst) will also bolster reserves. (CONTINUED - 770 WORDS)