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Shell: Awarded 2 Oil Exploration Licenses in Tunisia


APRIL 8, 2010

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSB.LN) has been awarded two offshore oil and gas exploration licenses in Tunisia, a spokesman said Thursday.

The Raf Raf and Azmour licenses are in the northeast area of Tunisian waters and are valid for two years, with the option to extend for another year, the spokesman said.

Shell doesn’t have significant oil and gas exploration or production presence in Tunisia currently, but operates a retail business in the country.

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-By James Herron, Dow Jones Newswires; +44 (0)20 7842 9317; [email protected]


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