West Africa

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July 11, 2022
Nigeria’s state energy company won a court decision temporarily blocking Exxon Mobil Corp. from selling assets in the country to Seplat Energy Plc.
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July 06, 2022
OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo, an oil industry veteran who steered the group through the creation of the OPEC+ alliance, has died in his native Nigeria. He was 63.
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June 27, 2022
The Ministry of Petroleum of the Republic of Niger announced the country has reached a new milestone in furthering the regional gas market through the progressing construction of the multi-billion Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline alongside Algeria and Nigeria.
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June 27, 2022
The OPEC+ alliance of oil producers is running out of capacity to pump more crude, including its biggest member Saudi Arabia, according to Nigeria’s petroleum minister.
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June 2022
With increasing volumes of produced water from existing deepwater Nigerian assets, it’s imperative to limit or prevent emulsifications. To solve the problem, a customized water clarifier was developed to ensure regulatory compliance to discharge requirements and optimize waste management practices.
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June 23, 2022
Nigeria’s Senate will investigate Shell Plc’s historic license renewals in the West African state to determine whether they were extended unlawfully and cost the government up to $200 million.
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June 22, 2022
Aimed at unlocking the geological capacity of the complex, a conventional oil development located in deep water in Equatorial Guinea comprising five producing oilfields, the upgrade will convert 15 gas lift wells to electrical submersible pumps.
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June 15, 2022
Perenco announced it has completed the acquisition of Glencore’s corporate entities holding its entire Chad Upstream oil interests.
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June 10, 2022
Shell Plc is set to receive two final offers this week for its onshore oil and gas fields in Nigeria, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
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June 08, 2022
Oil and gas company Perenco has struck a deal with exploration company, New Age, to buy its participating interests in the Etinde conventional gas development located offshore Cameroon.
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June 02, 2022
African hydrocarbon producing countries are increasing oil and gas licensing rounds to be able to stabilize supply of hydrocarbons in years to come to meet growing energy demand as output in legacy projects declines.
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June 01, 2022
The Memorandum of Understanding details intent to carry out knowledge transfer initiatives in technologies relating to water, oil and gas treatment process engineering, onshore platform function and maintenance, along with offshore gas field management and energy transition principles.
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May 25, 2022
A Nigerian lawyer warned that international oil companies divesting from the West African country will abandon their obligations to compensate and clean up communities polluted by decades of crude production.
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May 24, 2022
With six blocks under exploration and another licensing round underway, The Gambia is following on the heels of both Senegal and Mauritania as the MSGBC region embraces the boom of a revitalized oil and gas industry.
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May 09, 2022
More than 100 oil and gas projects should commence operations in Nigeria during the next four years, accounting for more than 24% of the predicted total projects starts during that time, predicts GlobalData.
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April 25, 2022
More than 100 people died in an explosion at an illegal oil refinery in southeastern Nigeria over the weekend, demonstrating the dangers associated with an illicit industry that thrives in the crude-producing region.
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April 22, 2022
Nigeria expects to raise its daily crude production closer to its OPEC quota in about two weeks as authorities re-open wells that had to be shut to keep criminals at bay.
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April 08, 2022
The owners of an oil-production and storage ship had a history of financial problems before the vessel blew up in Nigerian waters two months ago.
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March 2022
Bill Head says he was wrong. The Gulf of Mexico is not the last legal place to explore. West Africa is.
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March 25, 2022
KCA Deutag announced that it sold its land drilling business in Nigeria, including five drilling rigs, for $18 million to Nigeria-based Geoplex Drillteq Limited.
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March 24, 2022
Ampelmann, the Dutch offshore access provider, has signed a contract to support maintenance work on a floating production storage and offloading unit in Ivory Coast.
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