Africa Oil & Gas

Egypt to host regional intergovernmental organization on gas producers’ offices

09-24-2020 | 07:28:22
The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has hosted the signing ceremony of the statute of East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF), establishing it as a regional intergovernmental organization, based in Cairo.

Unstable fiscal regime stifling Nigerian petroleum industry, NNPC

09-23-2020 | 12:53:00
The absence of a stable fiscal environment is inhibiting the growth of the Nigerian petroleum industry, especially the upstream sector.

Invictus Energy to begin oil and gas drilling in Zimbabwe

09-21-2020 | 08:43:00
Australian listed oil and gas exploration company Invictus plans to begin drilling Zimbabwe’s first oil and gas wells in the Muzarabani prospect in October next year.

PetroNor, Gambian government reaches mutual agreement to settle arbitration on A1, A4 licenses

09-21-2020 | 06:14:00
PetroNor announced that the company has reached a mutual agreement with the Government of The Gambia to settle its arbitration related to the A1 and A4 licenses.

[Algeria] Sonatrach renews energy management agreement with APRUE

09-18-2020 | 13:02:00
The Sonatrach Group has renewed, for a period of three years, the agreement binding it to the National Agency for the Promotion and Rationalization of the Use of Energy (APRUE).

Sapura Energy wins projects worth $203m in South America and Africa

09-18-2020 | 06:31:00
Sapura Energy Berhad, a global integrated oil and gas services and solutions provider, has announced two major project wins in South America, as well as a drilling contract win in the Ivory Coast.

DOF Subsea secures integrated FSV contract in Angola

09-18-2020 | 06:19:09
DOF Subsea has been awarded an integrated Field Support Vessel (FSV) contract with an international oil company in Angola.

NNPC backs activation of CNG refill stations to provide Nigerians with alternative energy source

09-18-2020 | 05:48:23
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has pledged to support ongoing initiatives by the Ministry of Petroleum Resources to provide alternate energy source to Nigerians.

Eni, BP make new gas discovery offshore Egypt

09-17-2020 | 16:02:25
Eni and British gas company BP have announced a new gas discovery in the "Great Nooros Area", located in the Abu Madi West Development Lease, in the conventional waters of the Nile Delta, offshore Egypt.

EnviroTaqa, Renergon partner for development of biogas projects in Egypt

09-16-2020 | 06:56:00
Egypt's EnviroTaqa for Sustainable Environmental Services & Renewable Energy signed a partnership and alliance contract with Swiss company Renergon International AG, for the development of biogas projects in Egypt.

Sonatrach signs six pipeline contracts in Algeria

09-14-2020 | 07:11:22
Algeria’s national hydrocarbons company, Sonatrach, signed six contracts worth approximately $521 million with its subsidiaries as well as other Algerian companies within the framework of the development of gas and oil fields in the west of the country.

[Nigeria] NNPC acquires $1 billion crude oil fund

09-11-2020 | 07:03:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has acquired an estimated $1 billion worth of crude oil funding which will be used as a prepayment fund for the upstream operations of the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC).

Air Products to supply Cryogenic Heat Exchangers to Sonatrach's LNG facility in Algeria

09-11-2020 | 06:13:03
Air Products, the global provider of liquefied natural gas technology and equipment,says it will be providing four of its MCR® Main Cryogenic Heat Exchangers (MCHEs) for Sonatrach's LNG facility in Algeria.

Zenith Energy increases interest in Tunisian assets

09-10-2020 | 10:00:22
Zenith Energy signed a conditional sale and purchase agreement with CNPC International Tunisia, for the acquisition of working interests in the North Kairouan permit and Sidi El Kilani concession.

Shell Nigeria dismisses Angiama’s 45,000 barrel oil spill report

09-10-2020 | 06:39:00
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has dismissed a report that it spilled 45,000 barrels of oil from an incident at its facility in Nun River in Angiama area
 
Features

[Column] NJ Ayuk: Mozambique LNG project could be transformational for Mozambique if western environmentalists don’t interfere

09-21-2020 | 09:01:00
When Anadarko Petroleum Corp. confirmed last year it would be constructing a $20 billion liquified natural gas (LNG) plant in Mozambique, this was major news.

Natural gas projects in Africa are Key to global energy transition, reducing emissions and powering industrialisation

09-11-2020 | 11:20:00
Natural gas is an integral part of the global energy story accounting for 25% of the global energy that is consumed. With a total proven natural gas resource estimated to be about 600 trillion CFT, the opportunities for natural gas in Africa are enormous.