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Madagascar - Tsimiroro Heavy Oil Exploration Project (English)

The Tsimiroro Heavy Oil Exploration Project will support the Government's efforts to evaluate the country's hydrocarbon potential with the objective of realizing domestic oil production in the future. Its main components include: (a) exploration of the Tsimiroro heavy oil deposit through a 10-well exploratory drilling program to determine the characteristics of the deposit; (b) engineering study of a pilot plant at Tsimiroro for testing production of the heavy oil under enhanced recovery techniques, such as steam flooding; (c) feasibility study of upgrading the heavy oil recovered from Tsimiroro, including selection of an appropriate upgrading process; and (d) training abroad of about 12 professionals for about six months each.


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    Madagascar - Tsimiroro Heavy Oil Exploration Project

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Madagascar - Tsimiroro Heavy Oil Exploration Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.