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The Gambian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy opens mini-licensing round for block A1

10-28-2021 | 10:24:18
The Gambian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy announced it will be opening a mini-licensing round for Block A1 at Africa Oil Week on 8 November 2021, following the success of the licensing round for drill sites in 2018.

Valaris awarded contract with ExxonMobil offshore Angola

10-27-2021 | 10:53:38
Valaris announced it has been awarded a two-year contract with Esso Exploration Angola, an affiliate of ExxonMobil, offshore Angola for drillship VALARIS DS-9.

The African Energy Chamber announces list of Africa’s top 25 Movers and Shakers for 2022

10-27-2021 | 09:58:00
By bringing attention to the individuals driving Africa’s energy growth, the recently launched ‘State of African Energy 2022 Outlook’ aims to highlight the expectations for 2022 across the continent.

[Senegal] Spearheading training for Senegal´s new oil & gas professionals

10-26-2021 | 08:42:00
Senegal has put in place a number of measures to promote the development of local content as part of the country´s long-term economic development program, the Emerging Senegal Plan.

ReconAfrica completes first seismic program in Kavango Basin, North East Namibia

10-25-2021 | 16:26:00
Reconnaissance Energy Africa (ReconAfrica) and its joint venture partner NAMCOR (the state oil company of Namibia), announced the completion of the first seismic acquisition program ever conducted in the Kavango Basin, North East Namibia.

Zenith completes ROB-1 well workover onshore Tunisia

10-25-2021 | 16:17:51
Zenith Energy, which is focused on building a production and development portfolio in Africa, announced that the workover of the Robbana-1 well (ROB-1), located within the Robbana concession in Tunisia has been successfully completed.

Decklar Resources commences completion operations for Oza-1 well in Nigeria

10-22-2021 | 08:30:00
Decklar Resources announced the commencement of completion operations for the Oza-1 well re-entry in Nigeria.

Kinetiko Energy commences exploration program in South Africa

10-20-2021 | 08:04:28
Kinetiko Energy has been in the process of negotiations with a number of drilling and related contractors in both South Africa and Botswana and has completed an engagement with Torque Africa Exploration to drill on the Korhaan project.

Shearwater GeoServices awarded 3D seismic exploration project in South Africa

10-19-2021 | 11:26:00
Shearwater GeoServices announced the award of a 3D seismic survey contract for acquisition in South Africa.

PetroNor receives one year extension for A4 License in The Gambia

10-19-2021 | 10:41:00
PetroNor, the independent oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa, announced it has received, from the Government of The Gambia, a one-year extension to the Longstop date of the A4 Licence.

Kosmos Energy acquires additional Ghana interests for $550 million

10-15-2021 | 12:48:00
Kosmos Energy has announced today that it has acquired an additional 18.0% interest in the Jubilee field and an additional 11.0% interest in the TEN fields in Ghana from Occidental Petroleum for a purchase price of $550 million with an effective date of April 1, 2021.

Shearwater GeoServices commences 4D survey for TotalEnergies offshore Angola

10-15-2021 | 09:33:59
Shearwater GeoServices announced the commencement of a 4D monitor survey for Total Angola.

Maersk Drilling announces contract extension to drill world record well in Angola

10-15-2021 | 09:27:50
TotalEnergies Angola has exercised an option for the 7th generation drillship Maersk Voyager to drill the ultra-deepwater Ondjaba-1 exploration well in Angola’s Block 48.

Occidental announces sale of Ghana assets for $750m

10-14-2021 | 08:10:00
Occidental, an international energy company announced it has agreed to sell its interests in two Ghana offshore fields for $750 million to Kosmos Energy ($550 million) and Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) ($200 million).

Saipem selects Fugro’s InclinoCam for precise pile positioning contract offshore Senegal

10-12-2021 | 15:32:00
Fugro has been awarded by Saipem a monitoring contract to support the construction of a liquid natural gas (LNG) jetty for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim field offshore Senegal/Mauritania.