The west African state of Cameroon has an established oil industry with a history of oil production from the Rio Del Rey Basin. It also borders prolific hydrocarbon producing countries including Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Congo-Brazzaville.

The Group has equity interests in two permits in Cameroon, the offshore shallow water Etinde Permit (non-operated) and the onshore Bomono Permit (operated).

Bowleven operates in Cameroon through its wholly owned subsidiary EurOil Ltd, an indigenous Cameroon company headquartered in Douala.

EurOil has been operating onshore and offshore Cameroon since 1999 with a proven track record and an experienced local management team.