http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Halliburton facilities, business lines first in Angola to achieve API Q2 registration http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/21/halliburton-facilities-business-lines-first-in-angola-to-achieve-api-q2-registration Halliburton announced today that its Angolan facilities, Luanda – SONILS base, which incorporates the Cabinda – Malembo base and Soyo – Kwanda base facilities, and all of the company’s product service lines in those locations have received the American Petroleum Institute (API) Specification Q2 Registration. Africa Oil Corp. provides update on operations in Kenya's South Lokichar basin http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/7/africa-oil-corp-provides-update-on-operations-in-kenyas-south-lokichar-basin Africa Oil Corp. (AOC) is pleased to provide the following update on activities in the South Lokichar basin (Blocks 10BB and 13T in Kenya). Qatar Petroleum signs agreement for exploration in South Africa http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/5/qatar-petroleum-signs-agreement-for-exploration-in-south-africa Qatar Petroleum entered into an agreement with Total of France to acquire a 25% participating interest in the Exploration Block 11B/12B, offshore South Africa. ONGC Videsh acquires 15% interest in Cooper Block, offshore Namibia http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/21/ongc-videsh-acquires-15-interest-in-cooper-block-offshore-namibia Eco (Atlantic) Oil and Gas Ltd., is delighted to announce that ONGC Videsh, through its wholly owned subsidiary ONGC Videsh Vankorneft Pte. Ltd. (OVVL), has entered into agreement with Tullow Namibia Limited whereby OVVL will acquire a 15% working interest in the Cooper Block. Africa Energy to acquire additional interest in South Africa http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/20/africa-energy-to-acquire-additional-interest-in-south-africa Africa Energy Corp. announces the signature of definitive agreements to acquire an effective 4.9% interest in the Exploration Right for Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa. 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. 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. South Africa seeks oil talks with Glencore, Vitol as legal spat looms http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/10/11/south-africa-seeks-oil-talks-with-glencore-vitol-as-legal-spat-looms South Africa plans to engage with traders who acquired strategic oil reserves two years ago, even as it prepares legal action to try to cancel the deal. Oil traders empty key crude storage hub as global demand booms http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/9/20/oil-traders-empty-key-crude-storage-hub-as-global-demand-booms Oil traders are emptying one of the world’s largest crude storage facilities, located near the southernmost tip of Africa, as the physical market tightens amid booming demand and OPEC production cuts.