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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.

Details

  • Document Date

    1982/10/31

  • Document Type

    President's Report

  • Report Number

    P3204

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Madagascar,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/06/24

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Madagascar - Tsimiroro Heavy Oil Exploration Project

  • Keywords

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Madagascar - Tsimiroro Heavy Oil Exploration Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/131521468053105129/Madagascar-Tsimiroro-Heavy-Oil-Exploration-Project