A recent audit has confirmed the Anchois-1 gas discovery in the Lixus offshore licence in Morocco as commercial, operator Chariot Oil & Gas has said.

The UK junior said an independent competent persons report by Netherland Sewell & Associates over the satellite prospects adjacent to the discovery confirmed it as “exciting and commercially attractive development opportunity”.

According to the audit, total remaining recoverable resource are expected to be in excess of 1 trillion cubic feet for Anchois and its satellite prospects.