Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2015-11-05 15:10
The first appraisal well to be drilled on the SNE oil field located 100km offshore Senegal has been spudded. The SNE-2 well will be drilled in approximately 1,100 metres of water and drilled to a TDVSS (total vertical depth subsea) of approximately 2,770 metres before an evaluation program including logging, coring and flow testing is undertaken.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2015-11-05 15:06
Golar LNG Limited ("Golar") announced today that it has executed a firm contract to provide West African Gas Limited ("WAGL") with Floating Storage and Regasification Unit ("FSRU") services to support their Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import operations in Ghana.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Tue, 2015-11-03 10:07
Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) announced today that its subsidiary, Chevron Overseas (Congo) Limited, has commenced oil and gas production from the Lianzi Field, located in a unitized offshore zone between the Republic of Congo and the Republic of Angola.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Fri, 2015-10-30 17:11
The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy, representing the Government of Equatorial Guinea, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with three companies to build a crude oil and petroleum products storage tank farm on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Fri, 2015-10-30 14:44
Eni, together with Statoil, Sasol and ENH, have been awarded, following the 5th Competitive Mozambique Bid Round, the exploration and development rights of the offshore block A5-A, in the area of Mozambique named Angoche, about 1,500 kilometers northeast of the capital city Maputo. The block, which covers a total area of di 5,145 square kilometers in a water depth between 200 and 1800 meters, is placed within an unexplored area of the Northern Zambesi Basin, which the consortium estimate to contain significant hydrocarbon resources.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2015-10-29 19:25
Following the success of its 2012 and 2014 bidding rounds, the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea has announced it will launch a new bidding round for all remaining deep and ultra-deepwater blocks in 2016.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2015-10-29 19:21
Eni announces the success of the "Nidoco North West 3" well drilling, appraisal of “Nidoco NW 2 Dir‘ discovery, in the Nooros exploration prospect, located in the Abu Madi West license in the Nile Delta.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2015-10-29 11:47
Statoil has completed a farm-in transaction with ExxonMobil Exploration and Production South Africa Limited (ExxonMobil), acquiring a 35 percent interest in the ER 12/3/154 Tugela South Exploration Right.
The remaining interests are held by the operator ExxonMobil (40%) and co-venturer Impact Africa Limited (Impact Africa) (25%).
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Tue, 2015-10-20 19:21
ERHC Energy Inc. (OTCMKTS: ERHE), a publicly traded American company with oil and gas assets in Sub-Saharan Africa announced today that it has reached an agreement with Kosmos Energy (NYSE: KOS), a leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on frontier and emerging areas to transfer all ERHC's rights to Block 11 of the São Tomé and Principe Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) to Kosmos.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Sun, 2015-10-18 07:32
Golar LNG Limited ("Golar") announces its' Cameroon FLNG project has today received approval and signature of the binding Tolling Term Sheet thereby confirming the commercial terms for the FLNG vessel Golar Hilli.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Sun, 2015-10-18 05:56
Engen, the African energy multinational, will add two new service stations to its retail network in the Democratic Republic of the Congo this year.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Wed, 2015-10-14 09:14
FAR Limited (‘FAR’) and its Senegal joint venture partners have executed contracts for the use of the Ocean Rig Athena drillship for a drilling program in FAR’s highly prospective offshore Senegal Blocks starting in the coming weeks.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Tue, 2015-10-13 23:00
Today, 14 October 2015, the Commission is conducting a search and seizure (dawn raid) operation at the premises of African Oxygen Limited, Oryx Oil South Africa (Pty) Ltd, EasiGas (Pty) Ltd and the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Safety Association of Southern Africa (LPG Association) in Gauteng and Kaya
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Mon, 2015-10-12 16:53
VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced a re-sequencing update to its drilling and workover program offshore Gabon in the Etame Marin block.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Mon, 2015-10-12 16:47
Eni has been awarded with two new exploration licenses located in the Egyptian offshore of the Mediterranean Sea, North El Hammad and North Ras El Esh, as a result of the competitive 2015 EGAS bid round.