A new survey to explore potential oil reserves is expected to begin in an area jointly managed by Seychelles and Mauritius.

The chief executive of PetroSeychelles, Patrick Joseph, told SNA on Tuesday that both countries want to exploit potential resources that may be present in the Joint Management Area (JMA). 

“To achieve this, we need to know what is there.  This can be achieved through conducting seismic surveys as a first step and drilling later….
Source: Seychelles News Agency