Sub-Saharan Africa


We are building a strategic position in both unexplored and underexplored plays in emerging, predominately oil-prone basins in Sub-Saharan Africa, which has proven world-class petroleum systems with significant potential.


Woodside has equity in four coastal exploration blocks in Gabon. We recently completed processing of the second azimuth of multi-client 3D seismic data for the Doukou Dak (F15) Block and are progressing exploration drilling activities in the Luna Muetse and Likuale blocks in Q1 2018.

Total acreage: 16,777 km2

BlockWoodsideNoble EnergyRepsol Petronas​TOTAL​Gabon​Gabon Diaba Ltd.​
Doukou Dak40%60% (operator)
​Likuale (F14)


​70% (operator)
Luna Muetse (E13)​40%​​60% (operator)​

​ ​* Woodside’s farm-in to the Likuale Block remains subject to satisfaction of conditions precedent including Government approval.