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Chevron, GEPetrol Sign PSCs for Two Equatorial Guinea’s Offshore Blocks

Jun 24, 2024

Oil major Chevron and Equatorial Guinea’s state-owned oil company GEPetrol have signed two production sharing contracts (PSCs), for offshore blocks EG-06 and EG-11 in Equatorial Guinea, representing a $2 billion investment.Situated in close…

Carlyle Creates New Med Oil and Gas Company with $945M Energean Deal

Jun 21, 2024

Carlyle will form a new Mediterranean-focused oil and gas company led by former BP CEO Tony Hayward after the private equity fund agreed to acquire Energean's assets in Egypt, Italy and Croatia for up to $945 million, the companies said on Thursday…

Ponticelli Scoops Major EPC Services Contract with Azule Energy

Jun 20, 2024

Ponticelli Angoil has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services contract by oil and gas company Azule Energy for work offshore Angola.Ponticelli’s UK-based consortium, PBS, will provide expert engineering and procurement services support on this three-year contract…

Converted MOPU Starts Self-Powered Ops at Perenco’s Field Offshore Congo

Jun 20, 2024

UK oil and gas company Perenco has brought online the Tchendo 2 mobile offshore production unit (MOPU), bringing energy independence to Likouala, Emeraude and PNGF fields offshore Congo.Tchendo 2 is a former drilling rig successfully converted into a MOPU by Dixstone…

DeepOcean Gets Subsea Services Job at Woodside’s Sangomar Field

Jun 19, 2024

Ocean services provider DeepOcean has secured frame agreements with Woodside Energy's Senegalese subsidiary to provide subsea inspection, maintenance, and repair (IMR) services for the Sangomar field, offshore Senegal, West Africa.The scope of work includes project management…

Etu Energias Acquires Galp’s Share in Angola’s Offshore Blocks

Jun 18, 2024

Angolan energy company Etu Energias, formerly Somoil, has acquired Galp’s stake in three blocks offshore Angola, operated by TotalEnergies and Chevron.Etu Energias concluded the acquisition of Galp’s working interests in Block 32 (5%), Block 14 (9%) and in Block 14K (4…

Solstad Offshore’s Two CSVs Remain on Duty for Subsea7

Jun 14, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured contract extensions with Subsea7 for two of its subsea construction support vessels (CSVs) – Normand Subsea and Normand Energy.Subsea7 has exercised the 2025 optional charter period for the Normand Subsea…

NNPC Inks FLNG Deal with Golar LNG to Boost Gas Developments in Nigeria

Jun 12, 2024

Marine LNG infrastructure developer Golar LNG has signed a project development agreement (PDA) with the state-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the deployment of an FLNG facility offshore Niger Delta.With a capacity of 400-500 million standard cubic feet per day (MMscf/d)…

Woodside Achieves First Oil at Sangomar

Jun 10, 2024

Woodside has achieved first oil from the Sangomar field offshore Senegal, marking the safe delivery of the country’s first offshore oil project.The Sangomar Field Development Phase 1 is a deepwater project including a stand-alone FPSO facility with a nameplate capacity of 100…

Sintana Energy Joins Two Blocks in Orange Basin Offshore Namibia

Jun 10, 2024

Oil and gas company Sintana Energy has completed the acquisition of shares in Giraffe Energy Investments, securing a stake in two blocks in the Orange Basin, offshore Namibia.Sintana Energy has closed the previously announced acquisition of…

BP and Worley Form Strategic Operational Alliance

Jun 10, 2024

BP and Worley have formed a new strategic alliance across BP’s global site projects, spanning the Gulf of Mexico, Middle East and Africa.The alliance will improve capital efficiency in site projects saving an initial estimated $ 40 million over…

Fortescue and Jan De Nul to Link North Africa to Europe with Subsea Cables

Jun 10, 2024

Technology and energy company Fortescue has teamed up with Belgian offshore installation services company Belgian Jan De Nul to jointly provide shipping and subsea cable laying services to connect North Africa with Europe.The companies will…

Egypt to Issue Tender for at Least 15 LNG Cargoes to Cover Summer Demand

Jun 07, 2024

Egypt plans to issue a buy tender seeking 15-20 cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to cover heavy summer demand that had led to a wave of rolling blackouts and forced temporary shutdowns of chemical and fertilizers plants, four industry sources told Reuters…

Aker Solutions Hooks Azule Energy’s FPSOs Modification Job Offshore Angola

Jun 06, 2024

Aker Solutions has secured a ‘sizeable’ long-term frame agreement with Azule Energy to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for brownfield projects and modifications for two floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) units in Angola…

Eco Atlantic Farms Into Orange Basin Block Off South Africa

Jun 06, 2024

Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas has started the farm-in process into Block 1 offshore South Africa Orange Basin, while confirming it is relinquishing its 50% working interest operated offshore Block 2B in South Africa.Through its 100% owned subsidiary Azinam South Africa Limited…

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