CNPC in Nigeria
In 2006, CNPC reached an oil and gas cooperation agreement with the government of Nigeria and won the tender of four blocks, namely OPL298, OPL471, OPL721 and OPL732. Block OPL298 and Block OPL471, one is onshore and the other offshore, are located in the Niger Delta with an area of 1,012.4 square kilometers and 1,370 square kilometers respectively. Block OPL721 and Block OPL732 are located in the Chad Basin in Borno Province, northern Nigeria. Block OPL732 is a risk exploration block.