WorldOil Danos completes water injection piping fabrication for offshore platform in West Africa Danos has completed water injection piping work for an offshore platform operated by a major oil and gas producer subsidiary off the coast of Equatorial Guinea. Sonangol's ex-chair said to leave $2 billion in reserves Isabel dos Santos, Africa’s richest woman, said Sonangol will be left with a financial reserve of $2 billion after she leaves as chair of Angola’s state-owned oil company. Africa Oil, Eco announce strategic partnership for exploration in West Africa, Guyana Africa Oil Corp. has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Eco (Atlantic) Oil and Gas Ltd. for exploration in West Africa and Guyana. FPSO lifecycle modeling adds benefits to development offshore West Africa In a recent FPSO development project offshore West Africa, a lifecycle modeling approach project, ending in a direct-connect Operator Training System with Aspen HYSYS Dynamics, was used for process design and control narrative validation, procedure verification, ICSS check-out, control room operator training and support for FPSO start-up operations. Halliburton opens new oil and gas training and research center in Nigeria Halliburton announced today that it worked with the Akwa Ibom state government to inaugurate and open Nigeria’s first oil and gas training center fully-equipped with oilfield operations tools. Abrado expands into Africa with opening of new partner operations base Abrado Wellbore Services, a multi-string section milling and wellbore clean-out specialist company, has secured its first projects in the West Africa region. Eland Oil and Gas provides operational update regarding Nigeria's Opuama field Eland Oil and Gas PLC, an oil and gas production and development company operating in West Africa with an initial focus on Nigeria, has announced that its joint-venture subsidiary Elcrest Exploration and Production Nigeria Ltd (Elcrest), has successfully handed over the Opuama-7 well to the Opuama field production team and the well is currently flow testing into the production facilities and on to export. Nigerian militants end cease-fire, say oil attacks to restart A militant group in Nigeria’s southern Niger River delta, whose attacks on oil installations in 2016 cut output to the lowest in three decades, said it ended a self-imposed cease-fire and will resume its violent campaign. Eni CEO meets with Ghana's president The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi met today in Accra to discuss Eni’s activities in the country, where operational activities are complemented by programs to enhance access to energy, socioeconomic development, health promotion and development of renewable energy sources. Africa's 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.