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Eland - Opuama-7 Drilling and Crude Sales Update

Eland Oil & Gas PLC (AIM: ELA), an oil & gas production and development company operating in West Africa with an initial focus on Nigeria, is pleased to confirm that the OES Teamwork Rig has been at the Opuama-7 wellsite for the past week. The drilling team has since completed all preparatory work and the rig has now commenced operations for the Opuama-7 sidetrack well. The operation remains on track to complete the well in October.

Durban conference to discuss South Africa’s potential to build a strong gas economy

A conference taking place in Durban from 9-11 October is to welcome H.E. Honourable Mmamoloko Kubayi, Minister of Energy for South Africa alongside international partners along the value chain to explore South Africa’s aspirations to build an energy hub for gas cooperation. The International Gas Cooperation Summit (IGCS) ( evolves from the ‘South Africa: Gas Options’ meetings held in Cape Town in 2015 & 2016.

Apex International Energy Signs Two Concession Agreements in Egypt

Apex International Energy (, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Egypt, today announced that it has signed two concession agreements for 1.7 million acres encompassing the West Badr el Din (4,180 km 2) and South East Meleiha (2,535 km 2) concessions, located in the prolific Abu Gharadig Basin in Egypt's Western Desert.  As previously announced, Apex was awarded the two blocks as part of the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) 2016 bid round.  

Anadarko Reaches Significant Mozambique LNG Milestone

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced that it had finalized two agreements with the Government of Mozambique – together known as the "marine concessions"  – which would allow it to design, build and operate the marine facilities for its LNG project in northern Mozambique. This follows the publication of the Mozambican Government Decrees approving those agreements.

Bechtel Selected to Deliver Major Petrochemicals Project in Egypt

Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, announced today that the company has been awarded two contracts by Carbon Holdings of Egypt: one to provide project management services for the Tahrir Petrochemicals Complex at Ain Sokhna, Egypt, and one to build two new polypropylene units at an adjacent site. In its project management role, Bechtel will have oversight of project execution and contractor performance on what will be the largest petrochemicals complex in Egypt.

Hyperdynamics, SAPETRO and the Republic of Guinea Sign Third Amendment to the Production Sharing Contract

Hyperdynamics Corporation (OTCQX:HDYN) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, SCS Corporation Ltd. ("SCS"), South Atlantic Petroleum ("SAPETRO") and the Government of the Republic of Guinea have executed a Third Amendment to the 2006 Production Sharing Contract ("PSC"). The Third Amendment will become effective on the date it is approved by Decree of the President of the Republic of Guinea.


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