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 06:28
South African oil and gas company SacOil will join the consortium of Taleveras Group, Gunvor Group and the Strategic Fuel Fund in developing the Bioko Oil Terminal tank farm in Equatorial Guinea.
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 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.