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December 02, 2022
TotalEnergies SE has applied for environmental authorization toward developing its gas discoveries offshore South Africa. Development of the block could potentially revive state-owned PetroSA’s 45,000-barrel-a-day Mossel Bay gas-to-liquids plant, which has run out of feedstock.
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November
Chemical scale inhibitors are an essential component in oilfield management. Selecting the appropriate chemical for the conditions and mode of application is critical to successful treatment. As operators encounter more challenging scaling environments, the need to develop synergistic scale inhibitor blends is more crucial.
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November 29, 2022
Angola’s Ministry of Mineral Resources, Petroleum and Gas and Namibia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance bilateral cooperation in the petroleum and natural gas sector and improve the mutual social, economic and environmental interests between the two countries.
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November 29, 2022
Perenco has discovered oil with an exploratory well offshore Congo-Brazzaville, raising the prospect of a new geological play, the company said on Monday.
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November 29, 2022
Exxon Mobil’s recent discovery in Block 15 off Angola in the Bavuca South prospect adds further credence to the notion that Africa is a significant contender in future energy markets, according to the African Energy Chamber.
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November 28, 2022
Sercel announced on Monday the sale of its 80,000-channel 508XT acquisition system and 24 Nomad 65 Neo broadband vibrators for deployment on a 3D mega-crew seismic survey in North Africa in late 2023.
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November 22, 2022
Namibia has updated rules for applicants searching for minerals in the southern African nation — where TotalEnergies SE and Shell Plc both discovered oil this year — to deter companies from selling licenses for a profit rather than exploring the blocks, a government official said.
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November 20, 2022
The area of interest in the deep-water Orange Basin is located offshore between Port Nolloth and Hondeklip Bay, about 188 km (117 miles) from the coast at its closest point, in water depths of as much as 3,000 meters.
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November 17, 2022
The Democratic Republic of Congo must be compensated if it’s to halt plans for oil and gas drilling in the world’s biggest tropical peatlands, which store three years of annual global carbon emissions, the country’s vice prime minister for environment said.
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November 07, 2022
The well encountered 30 m (98 ft) of high-quality, hydrocarbon-bearing sandstone. It is located approximately 365 km northwest off the coast of Luanda and was drilled in 1,100 m (3,608 ft) of water by the Valaris DS-9 rig.
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November 07, 2022
Tanzania will sign key agreements with oil majors including Equinor ASA and Shell Plc next month to pave the way for a planned $40 billion liquefied natural gas export project, according to the nation’s Energy Minister January Makamba.
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November 01, 2022
OPEC’s crude production held steady last month after the group pledged a symbolic cutback to stabilize market sentiment, with output up 30,000 bpd to 29.98 million barrels ahead of deeper cuts this month.
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October 21, 2022
Coastline Exploration Limited confirmed it has received final authorization for it to proceed with its exploration program from the competent authorities within the Federal Government of Somalia
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October 21, 2022
Exports from Shell Plc’s Forcados oil terminal in Nigeria resumed after a 10-week interruption, offering a boost to the government amid tumbling crude production this year.
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October 11, 2022
Nigeria’s oil output continued to fall in September as some onshore production ground almost to a halt, according to government data.
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October 07, 2022
Madagascar Oil SA, which operates the Tsimiroro Oil block 3104, announced it has signed contracts to supply heavy oil to some of Madagascar's largest industries located in the Vakinankaratra region.
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October 06, 2022
The secretary-general of APPO, the African Petroleum Producers Organization, has come out in support of the recent decision by OPEC to cut production by around 2% on the side-lines of Africa Oil Week in Cape Town.
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October 05, 2022
Dolphin Drilling secured a year-long, $96 million contract with Nigeria-based General Hydrocarbons Limited for the Blackford Dolphin rig. The contract will commence in the fourth quarter of this year.
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October 04, 2022
Searcher, a service provider of global multi-client geoscience data, announced its Sudan 2D Rectified Seismic Dataset, in cooperation with the Sudan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum.
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September 2022
Drilling should pick up steam this year, gaining more than 18%, as nearly all regions will see activity increase. Development should thrive, as the world looks for additional sources of crude oil and natural gas.
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September 16, 2022
Nigeria and Morocco signed an agreement that inches a long-standing proposal for a gas pipeline between the two countries closer to reality, raising the possibility of a new energy-supply route for West Africa and Europe.
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