Oil and Gas Explorers Converge Offshore Morocco

By Aziz El Yaakoubi MARRAKESH, Morocco, April 29 (Reuters) - Morocco will drill 30 oil and gas wells in 2014 as part of the North African kingdom's planned expansion of exploration, its energy minister said on Tuesday. Morocco has awarded dozens of permits to oil companies in the past few years, helped by its relative stability compared with other North African countries … [Read more...]

Chevron Signs Agreement to Conduct Deepwater Exploration Offshore Morocco

By Saabira Chaudhuri Chevron Corp. (CVX) has signed petroleum agreements related to three offshore areas in Morocco, a push to expand its footprint in frontier basins. The oil and gas company has signed the agreements with Morocco's Office National Des Hydrocarbures Et Des Mines which, once awarded, will allow Chevron to acquire seismic data and conduct studies in … [Read more...]

Abortion Ship to Arrive in Morocco on Thursday

- By Claude Berube In many places of the world, abortions are illegal and highly taboo.  One such place is Morocco, yet approximately 600 to 800 women still have an abortion every day. While wealthy women can afford safe abortion access, women of low socio-economic-status must often resort to unsafe methods that can result in morbidity and death.  According to the World … [Read more...]