WorldOil AFC invests $100 million in Aker Energy's DWTCTP, offshore Ghana Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) announces today it has financed Aker Energy A.S., a subsidiary of Aker ASA. AFC's support is through investing in $100 million of convertible bond notes with an intention to participate in follow on fund raising activities for the development of the Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points block (DWTCTP), offshore Ghana. Expro awarded subsea contract by Pacific Santa Ana, offshore Mauritania International oilfield services company Expro has been awarded a contract by Pacific Drilling LLC’s subsidiary, Pacific Santa Ana, Ltd., for the provision of an Intervention Riser System (IRS) for Petronas’ Chinguetti Field Phase II plug and abandonment (PandA) contract, offshore Mauritania. Total EandP Congo successfully deploys world’s first cementless completion Welltec has announced the first deployment of a truly cementless completion in the Republic of Congo during the second quarter of 2019. World of oil and gas Talos Energy has completed its appraisal program for the Zama discovery on Block 7, in the offshore portion of Mexico’s prolific Sureste basin. Vandalism of Nigerian oil pipeline results in tragedy Two people died after a gasoline pipeline owned by Nigeria’s state oil company exploded in an area of Lagos, the commercial capital, the National Emergency Management Agency said. Eni awarded new EandP license in the prolific Tano basin, offshore Ghana Eni (70%) and its partner Vitol (30%) have been awarded rights to Block WB03, located in the medium deep waters of the prolific Tano basin, offshore Ghana. Maritime Developments wins follow-up flexible, umbilical installation job offshore West Africa Maritime Developments (MDL) has been awarded a follow-up flexible and umbilical installation job offshore West Africa. Nigeria’s largest oil independent to spend $5 billion to boost output Nigeria’s largest independent oil producer plans to spend as much as $5 billion to boost its oil and natural gas production in the next five years. Penspen partners with MJMEnergy for the study of gas pipeline network in Senegal Penspen has partnered with MJMEnergy, a leading gas and energy consultancy, for the gas-to-power study early development phase in Senegal. New discovery expands natural gas resource potential offshore Mauritania, Senegal Kosmos Energy has announced that the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim-1 well (GTA-1), drilled on the eastern anticline within the unit development area of Greater Tortue, has encountered approximately 30 m of net gas pay in high-quality Albian reservoir.