http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Africa Oil concludes 2017 exploration, appraisal campaign in Kenya http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/8/africa-oil-concludes-2017-exploration-appraisal-campaign-in-kenya The 2017 exploration and appraisal drilling campaign concluded following the drilling of the Amosing-7 appraisal well. The PR Marriott Rig-46 has been demobilized. Two discoveries were made during the campaign. Oranto Petroleum to explore South Sudan with BGP http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/6/oranto-petroleum-to-explore-south-sudan-with-bgp South Sudan’s newest oil and gas entrant Oranto Petroleum has begun its exploration program through an agreement with BGP Inc. South Sudan. The deal comes just eight months after Oranto signed its exploration and production sharing agreement (EPSA) with the government, and kicks off its three-year first exploration commitment period. China Poly to see Ethiopian gas exports by 2019, minister says http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/3/china-poly-to-see-ethiopian-gas-exports-by-2019-minister-says China Poly Group plans to start exporting natural gas from Ethiopia’s eastern Ogaden basin by mid-2019 as it continues to explore near the border with Somalia, Petroleum Minister Motuma Mekassa said. Africa's oil industry needs to harness innovation, technology, PwC says http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/1/africas-oil-industry-needs-to-harness-innovation-technology-pwc-says The oil and gas industry in Africa continues to face market challenges arising from the low oil price, competition for revenue growth and local talent together with new expectations from investors and regulators. Africa unites to garner investment at Africa Oil Week in Cape Town http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/1/africa-unites-to-garner-investment-at-africa-oil-week-in-cape-town The African oil industry met this week to discuss the potential, but also the challenges, that the industry faces as the continent moves towards the commercialization of its huge gas and oil reserves. WoodMac: What's behind the boost in Libya's oil production? http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/10/20/woodmac-whats-behind-the-boost-in-libyas-oil-production Libya's oil production has increased steeply from August 2016’s low point of below 300,000 bpd to around 850,000 bpd at present, passing the 1-MMbpd barrier in July. But Wood Mackenzie believes Libya may now be reaching its near-term production limits and future growth will be gradual. Future of Ugandan oil and gas sector looks bright, Siemens says http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/9/27/future-of-ugandan-oil-and-gas-sector-looks-bright-siemens-says The International Monetary Fund recently stated that the oil reserves in Uganda may account for around 4% of the country’s economy annually in the next few years if managed well. CGG signs multi-client data agreement with Mozambique http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/8/31/cgg-signs-multi-client-data-agreement-with-mozambique CGG announces that it has signed a multi-client data agreement with Mozambique’s Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP) following a competitive tender process held by INP in 2016. Baker Hughes secures second major contract for Eni's Coral South FLNG http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/8/30/baker-hughes-secures-second-major-contract-for-enis-coral-south-flng Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), has announced a second major contract for Eni East Africa’s (EEA) Coral South FLNG development, offshore Mozambique, underlining the company’s position as the world’s first and only integrated fullstream provider of products, services and digital solutions that maximize productivity, efficiency and cost reduction. Libya's largest oil field "back to normal" after disruption http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/8/7/libyas-largest-oil-field-back-to-normal-after-disruption Libya’s biggest oil field Sharara is “back to normal” after a disruption caused by protests, the country’s National Oil Corp. said.