African explorer Invictus Energy has received further encouragement about the prospectivity of its Zimbabwean acreage after fresh analysis of seismic data identified a new exploration target for its upcoming Mukuyu-1 wildcat.

The Australia-listed junior is set to start drilling two probes in the virgin Cabora Bassa basin next quarter and has been poring over recently acquired seismic data to refine the well designs in order to boost the chances of success.