Africa Oil & Gas

Seplat begins commercial operation of 67km Amukpe-Escrabos pipeline

08-08-2022 | 10:43:00
Nigerian independent oil and gas company, Seplat Energy, has announced the commencement of commercial injection of crude oil through the 67km Amukpe-Escrabos Pipeline, linking two points in the Niger Delta.

Eni details the main outcomes and opportunities in the human rights field in its new report

08-08-2022 | 08:18:00
Eni publishes Eni for Human Rights 2021, the annual report that accounts the company’s approach to the matter, taking stock of the relevant outcomes, challenges and opportunities in terms of respect for human rights.

EXMAR vend une unité flottante de liquéfaction à Eni

08-08-2022 | 08:07:00
Eni informe qu'elle a acquis la société Export Tango LNG Ltd, propriétaire de l'installation flottante de liquéfaction Tango FLNG, auprès du groupe Exmar dans la République du Congo.

Rystad Energy becomes official partner of MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022

08-05-2022 | 08:53:14
Global financiers and both public and private sector executives meet in Dakar for the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power conference, Energy Capital & Power (ECP) is proud to announce that it has partnered with multinational energy market research firm Rystad Energy for the regionally focused event.

Azule Energy, Angola’s new largest independent oil and gas producer, begins operations

08-04-2022 | 14:03:00
bp and Eni confirmed that Azule Energy, the new 50/50 independent joint venture combining the two companies’ Angolan businesses, has been officially established.

[Nigeria] NCDMB, SPE to deepen partnership on local oil and gas content

08-03-2022 | 11:16:36
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has promised to deepen its collaboration with the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) towards domesticating the technologies that are currently deployed to operate the energy industry.

Eni launches Eniverse Ventures to promote a just energy transition

08-02-2022 | 11:12:35
Proprietary technologies and innovation are a strategic and competitive business lever for Eni, as well as a fundamental pillar of its strategic transformation which aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, according to the principles of the United Nations 2030 Agenda and the objectives of the Paris Agreement on climate.

SDX spuds MSD-27 infill development well in the West Gharib concession onshore Egypt

08-02-2022 | 10:15:00
SDX Energy, the EMEA-focused energy company, announced the spudding of the MSD-27 infill development well at the Meseda Field, West Gharib concession in Egypt, where SDX has a 50% working interest.

bp and Eni joint venture Azule Energy begins operations in Angola

08-02-2022 | 10:05:00
bp and Eni confirmed that Azule Energy, the new 50/50 independent joint venture (JV) combining the two companies’ Angolan businesses, has been officially established.

Eni successfully drills and tests Baleine East-1X well in Block CI-802 offshore Cote d’Ivoire

08-01-2022 | 14:43:00
Eni announced it has successfully drilled the Baleine East 1X well, the first exploration well in block CI-802 and second discovery on the Baleine structure, offshore Côte d’Ivoire.

TotalEnergies partners with ADNOC for fuel distribution in Egypt

08-01-2022 | 14:38:00
The partnership between TotalEnergies and ADNOC has been further strengthened following the signing by ADNOC Distribution of an agreement to acquire a 50% stake in TotalEnergies Marketing Egypt LLC for a consideration of approximately $200 million.

MEDSAR a signé une nouvelle cooperation avec Algérie

08-01-2022 | 08:58:00
Le ministre de la Transition énergétique et des Energies renouvelables, le professeur Benattou Ziane a reçu, au siège de son département ministériel, l'ambassadeur des Emirats arabes unis à Alger, M. Youcef Saif Khamis Subaa Al-Ali, accompagné d'une délégation de la société émiratie Masdar.

Le puits Baleine Est 1X est foré et testé avec succès dans le bloc CI-802 en Côte d'Ivoire

08-01-2022 | 07:42:00
Eni a foré avec succès le puits Baleine East 1X, le premier puits d'exploration dans le bloc CI-802 et la deuxième découverte sur la structure de Baleine, au large de la Côte d'Ivoire.

PetroChad exports first oil via Chad-Cameroon pipeline

07-28-2022 | 13:09:42
At a time when global demand for oil is on the rise, the export marks a significant step towards restarting and rebuilding production in Chad, as the company aims to position the country as a globally competitive oil producer.

Une autre découverte dans le bassin onshore de Berkine Nord par Eni

07-28-2022 | 08:04:00
Eni et SONATRACH annoncent une nouvelle découverte dans la concession de Sif Fatima II, située dans le bassin de Berkine Nord, dans le désert Algérien.
 
Features

[Column] NJ Ayuk: The role of Algeria, Egypt and Nigeria in Africa’s search for European gas market share

08-05-2022 | 10:51:00
This search has drawn attention to a number of African gas projects that are likely to help Europe in the future, particularly as the EU looks to make a permanent shift away from dependence on Russian gas.

[Column] NJ Ayuk: Long-term sales contracts could be key to Senegal and Mauritania’s natural gas success

07-26-2022 | 08:22:08
In 2020, rich natural gas resources offshore Mauritania and Senegal were the subject of the biggest long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) contract signed that year.

[Column] NJ Ayuk: Senegal and Mauritania are rich in resources, poor in infrastructure, now is the time to change that

07-19-2022 | 08:51:38
While Senegal’s consistently low-volume Gadiaga project remains in operation, at Mauritania’s Deepwater Chinguetti project, production ceased altogether at the close of 2017.

[Column] James Chester: South Sudan: The emerging hub for East African petroleum sector growth

06-16-2022 | 15:52:53
South Sudan has its own unique place at the center of a wider Nile Basin-East Africa hydrocarbons-rich area that perfectly positions the country as the hub for petroleum industry services and exploration.

Local content regulations, implementation of the AfCFTA power hydrocarbons market in Nigeria

06-14-2022 | 17:52:00
Nigeria represents one of the continent’s most mature oil and gas markets as well as the largest oil producer in sub-Saharan Africa.

Six Liquefied Natural Gas developments to watch in West Africa

05-27-2022 | 15:26:00
With the energy transition a hot topic off the back of COP 26 and in the lead-up to COP 27, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in particular, has risen to the fore on account of its 25% lower carbon emissions when compared to traditional heavy fuel oil emissions.

[Column] Sergio Pugliese: Angola’s deepwater prospects lay foundation for oil production increase

05-20-2022 | 09:54:00
As Angola’s Ministry of Mineral Resources, Petroleum and Gas spearhead efforts to reverse declining production levels, Angola’s deep and ultra-deep offshore assets will be at the forefront of drilling campaigns, aimed at meeting phased production targets, over the next decade.

Oil in Africa 2022 First Quarter Financial Results

05-16-2022 | 12:28:00
Africa Oil announces strong first quarter 2022 with receipt of the largest prime dividend to date and the major venus light oil discovery.

[Column] Kelly-Ann Mealia: South Africa advances Gas-to-Power agenda

05-13-2022 | 10:03:00
As South Africa experienced Stage 4 load-shedding last week, state-owned utility Eskom announced plans to issue a request for proposals (RFP) for the supply of gas to the Ankerlig and Gourikwa open-cycle gas turbine (OCGT) power stations in the Western Cape province.

CAPE VIII | 8th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition | 16th-19th May in Luanda | Join Virtually

05-09-2022 | 21:13:00
The African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO), the Government of the Republic of Angola, and AME Trade will be hosting the 8th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition (CAPE VIII) will take place from 16th-19th May

[Column] Patrick Conroy and Mark Venables: Africa’s energy transition: Finding the right mix to drive economic prosperity

04-11-2022 | 14:32:30
While Africa is rich in renewable energy sources it must also lift nearly half-a-billion people out of poverty according to the United Nations.

How Nigeria can become a leading oil and gas supplier to the European market

03-23-2022 | 10:07:47
​​​​​​​Nigeria has the potential to increase its oil and gas exports to Europe by ramping up production and increasing investment in exploration and infrastructure development.

Infrastructure rollout will enable Africa to expand LNG exports and meet global demand

03-18-2022 | 06:53:09
Global energy transition policies are pushing for an increase in the use of gas as a transactional energy resource, thereby increasing the demand for liquefied natural gas

[Column] NJ Ayuk: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has expanded the meaning of “energy transition” in Europe

03-15-2022 | 13:05:00
The world is wondering, and rightfully so, if Africa’s gas reserves — an estimated 221.6 trillion cubic feet — could be part of the energy solution Europe so desperately needs.

[Column] Leoncio Amada: Restructuring African NOCs via partial privatization, a game changer in the African oil and gas industry

03-14-2022 | 15:24:00
With globalization and fierce competition in the markets, both local and international, companies face demands for profitability, quality and technology that contribute to their continuous improvement.