Submitted by oilgasafrica on Fri, 2015-12-04 22:09
The inaugural edition of the Africa Oil & Power conference (www.AfricaOilandPower.com) will be held June 6-7, 2016 at the Westin Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa. Endorsed by the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea and Hosted by Centurion Law Firm, Africa Oil & Power is an invitation-only event that strives to redefine energy conferences. It draws a premier crowd of ministers and senior level government officials and top executives of private sector companies spanning the entire value chain, including upstream, downstream, power generation and legal and finance.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Mon, 2015-11-30 00:00
Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. ("Eco Atlantic" or the "Company") (TSX-V:EOG), is pleased to announce that the Ghana Petroleum Commission has granted a Permit to Operate as an Upstream Petroleum Exploration and Production Company to the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Eco Atlantic (Ghana) Limited enabling the Company to immediately commence operations. Eco Atlantic has thus completed the previously announced acquisition of an interest in the Deepwater Cape Three Points West Block, located in the Tano Cape Three Points Basin, offshore Ghana (the “Block”) and commences operations. The Company is the majority interest holder of the Block and has been designated the Operator.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Fri, 2015-11-27 23:33
The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea has announced that national gas company SONAGAS (http://SONAGAS-ge.com) will begin marketing the State’s share of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) produced at the Alba Plant, on Bioko Island. SONAGAS has now opened negotiations with offtakers and will begin marketing its LPG production stake to international buyers from January 1, 2016.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2015-11-12 16:48
Eni signed today with the Egyptian Government three amendments for the IEOC concessions of "Sinai 12 and Abu Madi", "North Port Said" and "Baltim", which is in partnership with BP, and signed one new Concession Agreement, "Ashrafi", in partnership with ENGIE.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2015-11-12 14:19
SDX Energy Inc. (“SDX”) (TSX VENTURE: SDX) is pleased to provide an update on its activities at its South Disouq asset located onshore Nile Delta Egypt.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2015-11-12 14:07
Bowleven, the Africa focused oil and gas exploration group traded on AIM, is pleased to announce that following the installation of testing equipment, the Moambe well has now commenced flowing hydrocarbons.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2015-11-12 14:04
Kosmos Energy (NYSE: KOS) announced today that the Marsouin-1 exploration well, located in the northern part of Block C-8 offshore Mauritania, has made a significant, play-extending gas discovery. This is the company’s second major discovery of 2015.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Tue, 2015-11-10 06:20
Africa Oil Corp. ("Africa Oil" or the "Company") (TSX:AOI)(OMX:AOI) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive farmout agreement with Maersk Oil & Gas A/S, a Danish oil and gas company owned by the Maersk Group ("Maersk") whereby Maersk will acquire 50% of Africa Oil's interests in Blocks 10BB, 13T and 10BA in Kenya and the Rift Basin and South Omo Blocks in Ethiopia in consideration for reimbursement of a portion of Africa Oil's past costs and a future carry on certain exploration and development costs.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Tue, 2015-11-10 06:17
Swala Energy Limited (“Swala”) (ASX: SWE) is pleased to announce that its partly-owned subsidiary, Swala Oil and Gas (Tanzania) Plc (“Swala Tanzania”), as Operator of the Kilosa-Kilombero and Pangani licences, has awarded the Drill Support Team contract for the 2016 drilling campaign to the Tanzanian subsidiary of AWT International (Asia) Sdn Bhd ("AWT"), a Singapore-headquartered firm offering subsurface, subsea and surface facilities engineering services and contracting solutions to the oil and gas industry.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2015-11-05 15:56
BP today announced that it has signed a Heads of Agreement (HoA) with the Egyptian Minister of Petroleum, His Excellency Eng. Tarek El Molla, regarding the acceleration of the development of the recent Atoll gas discovery. The Atoll discovery (BP 100%) in the North Damietta Offshore Concession in the East Nile Delta, offshore Egypt was announced in March 2015.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Thu, 2015-11-05 15:18
Eni made a new discovery of gas and condensates offshore Congo, in the exploration prospect of Nkala Marine, located in Marine XII block, about 20 kilometers from the coast and 3 kilometers from the Nene Marine field, already in production.
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 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 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.