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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…
Wednesday, 08 February 2017 04:16

Tullow targets 2H Suriname Araku probe

Independent explorer Tullow Oil is lining up a string of exploration projects this year, including targeting the 500 MMbo Araku…
Monday, 23 January 2017 04:12

Cairn spuds first 2017 SNE well, Senegal

Drilling has started on Cairn Energy's latest exploration campaign offshore Senegal, according to partner FAR. Cairn Energy is using the…
Sunday, 01 January 2017 00:00

The show must go on

Despite reductions in exploration spend, work goes on. Elaine Maslin speaks with Wood Mackenzie’s Andrew Latham to find out where…
Published in OE: 2017 / January
Monday, 19 December 2016 03:02

BP plans LNG hub off Senegal, Mauritania

Oil major BP is to enter the "emerging world-class hydrocarbon basin" offshore Senegal and Mauritania, with three exploration wells planned…
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