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PGS Expands Seismic Survey in Egypt’s West Mediterranean

Jan 18, 2024

Norwegian offshore seismic survey firm PGS has started acquiring data on the EGY24 Nefertiti survey using the Ramform Hyperion vessel.The 3D GeoStreamer survey is the latest in a series of PGS surveys offshore Egypt, expected to enable better…

Strohm Wraps Up TotalEnergies’ TCP Job in West Africa

Jan 16, 2024

Strohm has supplied TotalEnergies with a thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) Jumper, which has been commissioned in deep water in West Africa.This installation, at 1600-meter water depths, followed a rigorous testing program, during which TotalEnergies…

Three60 Energy Secures Two BW Offshore’s EPCC Jobs

Jan 16, 2024

Aberdeen-based offshore energy industry services firm Three60 Energy has secured work on BW Offshore’s Catcher and Adolo floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) units.Three60 will provide extensive engineering, procurement, construction…

Azule Energy to Use FutureOn’s Digital Twin Software on Four Oil Projects

Jan 11, 2024

Angola-based Azule Energy has awarded a three-year contract with extension options to Norwegian company FutureOn for its FieldTwin digital design and visualization platform.Azule Energy – a standalone integrated energy company combining the…

FLNG Gimi Reaches BP’s GTA Field in West Africa

Jan 11, 2024

Golar LNG’s floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit Gimi has arrived at BP's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) project, located offshore Mauritania and Senegal.The FLNG Gimi unit reached GTA field on January 10, 2024, after departing from Seatrium Shipyard in Singapore in November 2023…

TotalEnergies Increases Share in Southern Africa’s Oil Discovery

Jan 10, 2024

TotalEnergies has signed an agreement with Impact Oil and Gas Namibia to acquire an additional participating interest in two blocks being developed offshore Namibia, one of which contains the Venus discovery.TotalEnergies will acquire additional 10…

Galp Strikes Oil Offshore Namibia

Jan 10, 2024

Portuguese oil and gas company Galp has reported the discovery of light oil in in an exploration well being drilled offshore Namibia with Hercules semi-submersible rig.The news follows Galp’s January 2 update informing about preliminary signs of hydrocarbon presence at the Mopane-1X well…

Petrofac Gets Multi-Million Contract from BP for West Africa Ops

Jan 08, 2024

Oilfield services company Petrofac has secured a four-year operations services contract from BP for its Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) natural gas project in Mauritania and Senegal.The multi-million-dollar Master Services Agreement covers a wide scope of services…

Ocean Installer Grabs Major Contract for TotalEnergies' Girassol Life Extension

Jan 03, 2024

Ocean Installer, in consortium with Oceaneering, has secured a significant contract from TotalEnergies EP Angola and its Partners of Block 17 on Girassol FPSO life extension project offshore Angola.Ocean Installer will manage, engineer, and execute the project…

Galp’s Well in Namibia’s Orange Basin Shows Promise

Jan 03, 2024

Portuguese oil and gas company Galp has reported preliminary signs of hydrocarbon presence in an exploration well being drilled offshore Namibia.Galp (operator, 80%) and its partners NAMCOR and Custos (10% each) initiated the drilling campaign in PEL 83…

PetroNor Advances Its Oil and Gas Developments in Africa

Jan 02, 2024

Oil and gas company PetroNor E&P ASA has confirmed the completion of the Guinea Bissau farm-out transaction with Apus Energy DMCC for exploration licenses offshore Guinea-Bissau, and secured license for PNGF Bis in Congo.Over the Christmas holiday period…

First Gas Starts Flowing into Tango FLNG in Congo

Dec 28, 2023

Italian oil giant Eni has started the introduction of gas into the Tango floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit moored in Congolese waters.Gas introduction has been achieved in record time - only twelve months after the final investment decision…

Petrobras Acquires Stake in Three Blocks Offshore West Africa

Dec 28, 2023

Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras has acquired stakes in three exploratory blocks in São Tomé and Príncipe through a competitive process conducted by Shell.Petrobras acquired a 45% stake in blocks 10 and 13 and a 25% stake in block 11…

Capricorn Keeps Fingers Crossed as Sangomar FPSO Departs for Senegal Oil Field

Dec 27, 2023

UK-based oil and gas company Capricorn Energy is keeping its hopes up that Woodside's Sangomar offshore oil project in Senegal will produce the first oil by June 30, 2024, making it eligible for contingent pay of up to $50 million.In December 2020…

Sangomar FPSO Sets Sail for Senegal

Dec 26, 2023

Woodside Energy has achieved another significant step forward for the Sangomar Project with the sail away from Singapore of the Léopold Sédar Senghor FPSO.The FPSO, named after Senegal’s first president, is travelling 12,000 nautical miles from Singapore to its final destination…

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