Submitted by oilgasafrica on Sat, 2015-12-12 09:29
Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) confirmed today that its subsidiary, Chevron Overseas (Congo) Limited, and partners have started production from the deepwater development Moho Bilondo Phase 1b offshore the Republic of Congo.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Sat, 2015-12-12 09:25
BP Egypt has announced today the completion of its acquisition of 22.75 per cent in the North Alexandria Concession and 2.75 per cent in the West Mediterranean Deep Water Concession from Hamburg-based DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Fri, 2015-12-04 22:27
Eni and Anadarko announce that, following the signing of the Unitization and Unit Operating Agreement (UUOA) and in full agreement with all the concessionaries of the projects, a unitization was set out for the development of natural gas reservoirs straddling Areas 4 and 1 in the Rovuma Basin, offshore Mozambique. Area 4 is operated by Eni East Africa while Area 1 is operated by Anadarko Mozambique Area 1 Ltd.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Fri, 2015-12-04 22:23
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced that, along with the concessionaires of Offshore Area 1 (operated by Anadarko Mozambique Area 1 Ltd. (AMA1)) and Offshore Area 4 (operated by Eni East Africa (EEA)), it has signed a Unitization and Unit Operating Agreement (UUOA) for the development of the massive natural gas resources that straddle the two blocks.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Fri, 2015-12-04 22:19
African Petroleum, an independent oil and gas exploration company operating ten licences in five countries offshore West Africa, is pleased to announce that it’s wholly owned subsidiary European Hydrocarbons Limited (“EHL”) has entered into the First Extension Period on the SL-03 licence, offshore Sierra Leone.
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.