Cairn's portfolio also contains interests in Africa and the Mediterranean including Malta, Morocco and the Republic of Ireland.


Seismic acquisition offshore Western Sahara, 2017


Licences acquired offshore Republic of Ireland, 2016


Map of Malta assets

Summary of interest

Area 03; blocks 1,2,3

  • Cairn 60% WI, Operator, Rockhopper 40% WI

Cairn, as operator, participates in one Exploration Study Agreement, in an early-stage exploration phase. This agreement covers “Area 03”, comprising ~6000km2 offshore Malta, where, in April 2014, Cairn completed an extensive (1,715 km) broadband 2D seismic survey. 2D seismic and geological evaluation work is underway.