Submitted by oilgasafrica on Tue, 2015-06-02 21:42
Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited ("COPL" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:XOP) (LSE:COPL); along with its partner, ExxonMobil, remain committed to completing their work program and obligations under the LB-13 amended and restated Production Sharing Contract ("PSC") dated March 31, 2013. NOCAL and ExxonMobil, the operator, continue to meet regularly to discuss operations, Community and Social Responsibility activities and the fulfillment of the LB-13 work program, which has been affected by the Ebola Crisis.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Tue, 2015-06-02 14:12
Dana Gas, the Middle East’s leading regional private sector natural gas company, is pleased to confirm that it has completed an agreement with BP, whereby BP will carry Dana Gas for the drilling of a first exploration well in the El Matariya onshore Concession Area, Nile Delta in Egypt, which was
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Sun, 2015-05-31 23:00
Bowleven, the Africa focused oil and gas exploration group traded on AIM, is pleased to announce that drilling operations have commenced on the Zingana exploration well on the Bomono Permit, onshore Cameroon.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Wed, 2015-05-27 23:00
Tower Resources plc (the “Company” or “Tower” (TRP.L, TRP LN)), the AIM-listed Africa-focussed oil and gas exploration company, provides an update on the status of Block-2B, onshore Kenya.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Tue, 2015-05-26 23:00
Total has achieved the significant milestone of producing a cumulative two billion barrels from its operated deep offshore Block 17 located 150 km off the coast of Angola. With the recent start up of CLOV, Block 17 has become Total’s most prolific site with production of over 700,000 barrels per day.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Mon, 2015-05-25 23:00
Eni has made a new discovery of gas and condensates offshore Libya, in the Bouri North exploration prospect in Area D, 140 kilometers from the coast and 20 kilometers north of the production field of Bouri.
Submitted by mediacoms1 on Mon, 2015-05-25 12:17
SacOil Holdings Limited, the African independent upstream oil and gas company, announced the termination of its joint venture with Nigdel United Oil Company (Nigdel) of Nigeria, and consequently its participation in Oil Prospecting Licence (OPL) 233 on Thursday, 20 May. The 126 square kilometre, offshore oil block is located in the core shallow marine area of the Niger Delta region.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Tue, 2015-05-19 06:25
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) on behalf of the co-venturers in Mozambique's Offshore Area 1, and after a competitive FEED (front-end engineering and design) process, today announced the selection of a consortium consisting of CB&I, Chiyoda Corporation and Saipem (CCS JV) for the initial development of the onshore LNG park in Mozambique.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Mon, 2015-05-18 23:00
Anton Oilfield Services Group ("Antonoil" or the "Group", HKEx stock code: 3337), the leading independent oilfield services provider in China, is pleased to announce that the Group has signed the contract today for providing technical services, including cementing and drilling fluid services, for a project of a Chinese non-SOE investor in Ethiopia at a contract value totaling approximately RMB200 million for an effective period of 2 years, among which RMB130 million of cementing services, and RMB70 million of drilling fluid services. The project is expected to commence operation in the second half of 2015, and shall be completed in two years.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Sat, 2015-05-16 08:34
Universal LNG Holdings Inc. is proud to announce the formation and launch of the West Africa LNG Development, LLC, a ground-breaking solution partnership between Universal LNG Holdings, Inc., and Sembcorp Marine’s wholly owned subsidiary Jurong Shipyard that is poised to set a new, greener standard for global oil production and supply Africa with needed energy resources.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Fri, 2015-05-15 15:28
Erin Energy Corporation (“Erin Energy” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT:ERN) announced today it has received executive approval to extend the initial exploration period for blocks A2 and A5 in The Gambia by 24 months to December 31, 2018.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Fri, 2015-05-15 12:21
Savannah Petroleum, the Niger focused oil and gas company, is pleased to provide an update on its technical assessment of the resource potential of the R1/R2 licence area.
Submitted by JohnHarvey78 on Mon, 2015-05-11 11:45
Impact Oil & Gas executive chairman Mike Doherty believes Africa’s geological setting makes it a prime area for exploration, and is particularly upbeat about the offshore opportunities the continent offers.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Tue, 2015-05-05 20:50
Golar LNG ("Golar") announced today that it has signed a binding Heads of Terms with Ophir Energy Plc ("Ophir") for the provision of the GoFLNG vessel Gimi. The Heads of Terms has been approved by Ophir's Equatorial Guinea, Block-R upstream partner GEPetrol, and will be formally ratified by GEPetrol next week. The agreement will be structured as a 20-year tolling contract, commencing commercial operations in the first half of 2019. Block R's 2.5 tcf of high purity 2P gas resources, situated in an area of benign sea states, are ideally suited for the application of Golar's GoFLNG technology.
Submitted by oilgasafrica on Mon, 2015-05-04 14:35
Erin Energy Corporation (“Erin Energy” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT: ERN) announced today it has commenced production from the Oyo-8 well (“Oyo-8”) located in OML 120 offshore Nigeria. Erin Energy is the operator of the Oyo field and has a 100% interest in the block.