Offshore Africa News


Bowleven Pushes Ahead With Etinde Despite Losses

Dec 04, 2019

Africa-focused oil and gas explorer Bowleven Plc has vowed to soldier on with its planned monetization of the offshore Etinde field in Cameroon despite the company posting further losses in the last financial year.Bowleven said last week it…

Nigeria Commits to OPEC Agreements

Dec 02, 2019

Nigeria is committed to full implementation of agreements among OPEC and non-OPEC members, its minister of state for petroleum said on Sunday, ahead of an OPEC meeting in Vienna.Timipre Sylva said he had told Saudi Energy Minister bin Salman…

ONE-Dyas Rights in Gabon Extended

Nov 27, 2019

Oil and gas company, ONE-Dyas, a joint venture between Oranje-Nassau Energie B.V. (ONE) and SHV Holdings that owns Dyas, has its quest for an extension of its upstream investment programme offshore Gabon approved for its offshore Kowe project…

BV Wins Shell Services Deal

Nov 25, 2019

testing, inspection and certification services firm Bureau Veritas said its consultancy and outsourcing brand has been awarded a three-year Enterprise Frame Agreement with Shell to provide asset integrity management support services.The scope…

In Namibia, Eco Atlantic Plots Journey Ahead

Nov 21, 2019

Oil and gas exploration and production company Eco Atlantic appears determined to make a breakthrough in its underexplored Namibian offshore assets after preliminary works in preparation for a deep dive it expects to take in the four offshore permits as early as October next year…

Angola Lifting All Boats

Nov 19, 2019

Suppliers of drilling and subsea services and equipment may already be feeling the partial lift offered by West African nation Angola clearing offshore investment bottlenecks.On Monday, Bergen-based subsea cable layer, Oceanteam, announced its vessel…

Bourbon Mobility Adds Onboard Entertainment

Nov 19, 2019

Offshore passenger transportation provider Bourbon Mobility has partnered with Moment to provide an entertainment offer on board its vessels.In an effort to enhance its transport service of staff to oil platforms in West Africa, Bourbon Mobility…

Enpro Subsea Completes Ghana Campaigns

Nov 19, 2019

Production optimization specialist Enpro Subsea said it has recently completed another two subsea hydraulic intervention campaigns for two operators in West Africa. Operations were conducted from a single multi-services support vessel, which was mobilized out of Takoradi in Ghana…

Bourbon to Support Total in Namibia

Nov 18, 2019

Bourbon Marine & Logistics announced on Monday that it has been awarded an integrated logistics contract from Total to support the supermajor's deep offshore exploration campaign in South Namibia in 2020. The project scope covers provision of logistics base…

AAOG Inches Closer to Monetization of Congo Project

Nov 13, 2019

Independent oil and gas developer Anglo African Oil & Gas, (AAOG) has tentatively confirmed its drilling work plan for the offshore Tilapia oil field’s TLP-103C well sidetrack, in the Republic of Congo where the company holds a controlling 56% stake…

Tullow Oil Shares Sink

Nov 13, 2019

Tullow Oil cut its outlook for production and cash flow because of persistent problems in Ghana, while revealing that the quality of oil recently discovered in Guyana was heavy in nature, sending its shares down more than 20%.Commenting for…

Polarcus Signs MOU with ARGAS

Nov 12, 2019

Marine geophysical company Polarcus said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Arabian Geophysical and Surveying Company (ARGAS) to collaborate on seismic projects in the Middle East and NOrth Africa (MENA) region.Polarcus provides…

Injazat, Lamprell Partner on Digitization

Nov 12, 2019

Lamprell, a provider of fabrication, engineering and contracting services to the offshore and onshore oil and gas and energy sector, said it is partnering with digital solutions and services company Injazat  to create and market digital solutions focused on the oil and gas and renewables markets…

Wellpro Announces New Hires

Nov 11, 2019

Well intervention company Wellpro Group announced two new appointments as it eyes further expansion in the Eastern Hemisphere.Mark Fraser has taken up the role of Regional Manager in the Middle East, while Martin Webster has been appointed Regional Manager in Asia…

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