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Recent discoveries in offshore Tanzania and Mozambique highlight East Africa as an emerging world-class petroleum province. Estimates for this province total 12.5 BBO and 250 TCF of gas (Brownfield et al., 2012) as yet undiscovered hydrocarbons. Play-opening reservoir systems have been verified in Paleocene, Eocene, and at least two Oligocene deep water submarine fan and intra-slope channel complexes (Law, 2011). Evidence continues to mount suggesting that the Late Cretaceous section may also contain deposits from similar depositional settings (TPDC, 2003). There are indications that the petroleum system may contain oil as well...

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