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Tuesday, 12 December 2017 03:21

Lamantin disappoints for Kosmos, Mauritania

Kosmos Energy's Lamantin-1 exploration well on Block C-12 offshore Mauritania has disappointed.  The well, drilled in 2200m water depth and…
Monday, 04 December 2017 08:41

ExxonMobil acquires Mauritania stake

ExxonMobil will explore three deepwater blocks offshore Mauritania after signing production sharing contracts for them with the government of Mauritania.…
Thursday, 02 November 2017 13:37

Tullow, Sterling to exit Mauritania Block C-10

Tullow Oil and partner Sterling Energy have decided to exit Block C-10 offshore Mauritania after determining the block’s prospects did…
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 04:07

Deepwater Hippocampe-1 dry for Kosmos

Kosmos Energy's Hippocampe-1 deepwater exploration well in Block C-8 offshore Mauritania was dry. The well, drilled in 2600m water depth,…
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 08:36

Tortue tests as "world-class" resource

Partners Kosmos Energy and BP have confirmed the Tortue field offshore Mauritania to be a “world-class” resource, following a successful…
Thursday, 17 August 2017 09:22

KBR bags Tortue pre-FEED

KBR has confirmed that the company has been awarded the pre-front end engineering design (FEED) and project support services contracts…
Houston-headquartered Atwood Oceanics has inked a one-well contract offshore northwest Africa with Kosmos Energy using the ultra-deepwater rig Atwood Achiever.…
Monday, 07 August 2017 14:54

Kosmos to spud Hippocampe off Mauritania

Kosmos Energy is set to spud the Hippocampe well offshore Mauritania at the end of August, however, the Dallas-based company…
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 09:13

Tullow to drill off Suriname, resume at TEN

Tullow Oil has revealed its plans for the rest of the year to drill offshore Suriname, and resuming at the…
Published in OE Daily: 2017 / July
Saturday, 01 July 2017 00:00

The last frontier

EIC’s Andrew Scutter details the challenges and opportunities present offshore Senegal and Mauritania. Senegal Discoveries Map.Image from Far Ltd. During…
Published in OE: 2017 / July
Barakah Offshore Petroleum Berhad’s wholly-owned subsidiary PBJV Group won a US$14.28 million contract from Samling Resources for the provision of…
Published in OE Press: 2017 / June
Friday, 12 May 2017 07:59

Total inks deepwater Mauritania deal

Total has signed up to explore another deepwater block offshore Mauritania that the French giant says is in a high-potential…
Published in OE Daily: 2017 / May
Dallas-based Kosmos Energy and BP have made a new, major gas discovery offshore Senegal, which could support a second LNG…
Published in OE Daily: 2017 / May
Friday, 24 March 2017 08:29

Kosmos spuds Yakaar off Senegal

Kosmos Energy started the second phase of its multi-well exploration drilling program offshore Mauritania and Senegal. The Atwood Achiever drillship is now on location offshore Senegal in the…
Published in OE Press: 2017 / March
Monday, 27 February 2017 09:50

Kosmos to accelerate off West Africa

Dallas-based Kosmos Energy is looking to drill “the industry’s most prospective exploration wells,” as the company moves towards its second…
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