It also has a roughly 23% interest in the Guatemalan project, a 45% farm-in interest in onshore blocks VIa and VIb covering approximately 7,000 square kilometers in Georgia and 20% working interest in two licenses covering Dharoor and Nugaal
valleys in Puntland.
Horn Petroleum Corp, a unit of Africa Oil Inc, has a 60% share on the Dharoor and Nugaal
block in Puntland.
Awdal, Bakool, Banaadir, Bari, Bay, Galguduud, Gedo, Hiraan, Jubbada Dhexe, Jubbada Hoose, Mudug, Nugaal
, Sanaag, Shabeellaha Dhexe, Shabeellah Hoose, Sool, Togdheer, Woqooyi Galbeed.
Somalia then suffered internal division as northern clans in regions such as Awdal and Sool declared an independent Republic of Somaliland, while the northeastern region of Nugaal
declared itself the autonomous state of Puntland.
The Puntland Parliament has passed the amended PSA's for Dharoor and Nugaal
Valleys following Government and Cabinet approval.
The ICRC's mission is to supply one month of food rations to 435,000 people in the regions of Mudug and Galgadud in central Somalia and the Nugaal
, Bari and Sool regions in the north to avert mass starvation, the group said on Friday.
The Somali Desert can be divided into two clearly separate areas with contrasting characteristics: the coast of the Gulf of Aden and the Bari Nugaal Plains.
The Bari Nugaal plains desert is less hot and has fewer temporary watercourses, but the annual average rainfall is much greater, at 2-5 in (50-120 mm).
Oil & gas exploration company Range Resources Limited (ASX:RRS) (AIM:RRL) announced on Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement with the Puntland Government to obtain a 100% working interest in the highly prospective Nugaal Basin Offshore Block.
The company said that the block is an extension of the onshore Nugaal Region, it has the potential for deltaic deposits from the Nugaal Valley drainage system and comprises over 10,000km, adding that it will initiate a 2D seismic program within the first three years, with further 3D seismic and an exploration well to follow in the second three year period.
International Resource News-14 December 2009-Range Resources to amend production terms related to Dharoor and Nugaal
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