BG Egypt has announced the appointment of Khaled Kacem as the company’s new president.
Libya’s crude production dropped below 400,000 bpd as the conflict in the divided North African country cut electricity supply at oil fields, according to the state-run National Oil Corp.
Panoro Energy has commenced drilling on the Aje-5 production well on the OML 113 license, offshore Nigeria.
CGG has been awarded a contract by the Tanzanian Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) to acquire high-resolution gravity gradiometry and aeromagnetic data over two onshore areas along the South-Eastern Tanzanian Coastal basin and the eastern arm of the East African Rift.
Total has started production from Dalia Phase 1 A, a new development on its deep offshore operated Block 17, located 135 km off the coast of Angola.
Eni has reported a gas discovery in the Nooros exploration prospect, in the Abu Madi West license in the Nile Delta, 120 km northeast of Alexandria, Egypt.
Tullow Oil announced Monday that gas export from Jubilee field to the Ghana Gas plant at Atuabo has been suspended since July 3, due to technical issues with gas compression systems on the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah, and is expected to resume by mid-August.
Polarcus has started a new 3D broadband multi-client project across the Mauritania-Senegal-Guinea-Bissau basin (MSGB), offshore northwest Africa.
At the start of May, the crew on the Maersk Discoverer semisubmersible reached a major milestone when they finished their latest well two months ahead of time. The well was another East Nile Delta success for BP, discovering 50 m of gas pay in high-quality Oligocene sandstones.
A fatal explosion at a pipeline repair site in Nigeria claimed the lives of 12 workers on Thursday, Italy's Eni said in a statement.
Ophir Energy has awarded Upstream Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contracts for the Fortuna FLNG Project in Block R, Equatorial Guinea, to two contractor consortia. The first consortia is comprised of McDermott Marine Construction Ltd. and GE Oil & Gas UK Ltd., and the second consists of Subsea 7 and Aker Solutions.
Continuing armed fighting, trade disputes and low oil prices are having a considerable negative impact on South Sudan’s oil industry, with existing asset holders reducing investments and potential investors being deterred by instability in the region, says an analyst with research and consulting firm GlobalData.
The northwest frontier region has seen a boost in exploration efforts, rewarded by some key discoveries that define the region as an up-and-coming E&P province.
Integrated geoscience project to shine light on Gabon South basin.
Expro has been awarded new contracts from Tullow Oil, Africa’s leading independent oil company.
Workstrings International announced the completion of global expansion projects in Africa, the United States and the United Kingdom. These expansion projects, aimed at enhancing Workstrings’ commitment to customer service, workplace safety and environmental protection, include relocation and expansion of its Takoradi, Ghana, facility; expansion of inspection amenities at its global headquarters in Broussard, Louisiana; and opening of a purpose-built inspection facility within its Aberdeen, UK, campus.
Erin Energy has commenced production from the Oyo-7 well, in OML 120, offshore Nigeria. Erin Energy is the operator of Oyo field and has a 100% interest in the block.
Tanzania will seek as much as an 85% share of profit from oil and gas produced in the East African nation, according to a draft law being debated in parliament.
Oil fell for a third day as rising Libyan output added to speculation that unyielding OPEC production will prolong a global glut.
Nigeria can boost its oil and gas production by changing the way capital investments are funded in its joint ventures with energy companies, according to Seplat Petroleum Development Co.