WorldOil Tullow and Total retain Natixis to sell Kenyan oilfield stakes Tullow Oil and Total have started the process to sell part of their stakes in oil discoveries in Kenya, said people familiar with the matter. South Sudan tenders environmental study following “years of neglect” of its oil sector South Sudan's President, Salva Kir, seeks to reverse the "lack of environmental standards and guidelines" in its oil and gas activities, as the East Central African nation seeks to ramp up production. Total’s Mozambique LNG project lands $400 million loan Total SA’s giant Mozambique gas project will get a $400 million loan from the African Development Bank, adding to its list of backers as the East African nation works to establish a fuel-export industry. Exxon awards $13 billion in Mozambique LNG contracts Exxon Mobil awarded contracts worth about $13 billion to three companies including JGC Holdings Corp. to build a giant liquefied natural gas plant in northern Mozambique, the country’s oil and gas regulator said. Exxon awards contract for Africa’s biggest-ever private project Exxon Mobil Corp. awarded a JGC Corp.-led group a contract to develop its Mozambique liquefied natural-gas project, which is set to be the biggest-ever private investment in Africa. Exxon will approve Africa’s largest LNG project, says Mozambique Mozambique’s government said Exxon Mobil will sign off on an initial investment decision for a liquefied natural gas project that could cost as much as $33 billion to build -- the biggest ever in Africa. TechnipFMC awards Benthic geotechnical contract offshore Mozambique Benthic has secured an offshore geotechnical and geophysical contract from TechnipFMC for the Golfinho development Total pays $3.9 billion for Anadarko’s Mozambique LNG interest “Mozambique LNG is one of a kind asset that perfectly fits with our strategy and expands our position in liquefied natural gas”, said Patrick Pouyanné, chairman and CEO of Total. “As the new operator, we are fully committed to the project." Total says it’s committed to $23 billion Mozambique LNG project “I would like to reaffirm the importance of Mozambique LNG for Total, where we will become the operator,” Patrick Pouyanné, Chief Executive Officer of the Paris-based oil major said Friday. “This is a unique asset which perfectly fits our strategy and our skills." Mozambique delays raising $2.3 billion for Anadarko gas project Mozambique has put on hold plans to raise funds for its portion of Anadarko Petroleum’s $20 billion gas project, as the government limits its debt sales following a default three years ago.