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DOF Lands Transport and Installation Job Offshore West Africa

Apr 04, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Group has been awarded a contract for a construction transport and installation project in West Africa.The project includes installation of flexible product and various subsea structures.Preparations for the project have already started…

Panoro Energy Agrees Terms for Oil and Gas Block Offshore Guinea

Apr 04, 2024

Oslo-listed oil and gas company Panoro Energy has reached an agreement with the Government of Equatorial Guinea on the key terms and conditions for the award of offshore Block EG-23.The Heads of Terms agreement signed by Panoro, GEPetrol (the national oil company)…

Independent Experts to Investigate Platform Fire Incident Offshore Gabon

Apr 01, 2024

UK oil and gas company Perenco has mobilized independent experts to determine the causes of the fire incident at is Becuna platform offshore Gabon, which claimed five lives with one person still missing.As of March 27, 2024, the search for the missing person was still actively underway…

Dolphin Drilling and GHL Reach Win-Win Agreement as Blackford Dolphin Continues Work Off Nigeria

Mar 27, 2024

Oslo-listed offshore drilling firm Dolphin Drilling has reached agreement with General Hydrocarbons Limited (GHL) regarding past due payment amounts, clearing its Blackford Dolphin semi-submersible rig for the remaining work under the drilling contract…

Blue Water Gets Yinson’s Contract for Agogo FPSO Modules Transportation

Mar 26, 2024

Blue Water has secured a substantial logistics contract with Yinson Production to oversee the transportation of the topside modules for the Agogo FPSO, which will be deployed on Azule Energy’s development offshore Angola.The Agogo floating storage…

VAALCO Clear to Develop Block P Offshore Equatorial Guinea

Mar 25, 2024

VAALCO Energy on Monday announced it has been given the green light to develop, operate and begin producing from the discovery in Venus-Block P project offshore Equatorial Guinea.The U.S.-based independent energy company said all partners have…

Perenco Confirms Five Dead at Platform Incident Offshore Gabon

Mar 21, 2024

UK oil and gas company Perenco has confirmed five fatalities from the fire incident on its Perenco Becuna platform offshore Gabon, with one person still missing.The incident took place on March 20, 2024 at approximately 15.25 (Gabon time). The…

Two Injured, Five Missing as Fire Breaks Out at Perenco’s Platform Offshore Gabon

Mar 21, 2024

Oil and gas company Perenco has reported an incident involving fire on its Perenco Becuna platform offshore Gabon.The incident took place on March 20, 2024 at approximately 15.25 (Gabon time).Initial reports indicate two persons have been injured and five are currently missing…

Zanzibar Launches Its First Oil and Gas Licensing Round

Mar 20, 2024

Zanzibar has launched its first licensing round, inviting bids for eight blocks offshore the insular semi-autonomous region of Tanzania.The Ministry of Blue Economy and Fisheries has on March 20, 2024, invited bids for the blocks spanning 31…

JUB Pacific Bolsters Liftboat Fleet

Mar 18, 2024

JUB Pacific, a Singapore-based provider of specialized offshore liftboat services, has acquired one of the largest liftboats in Africa, said to be perfectly suited for servicing major players in the oil and gas sector within the Africa region…

Galp Makes Another Oil Discovery Offshore Namibia

Mar 15, 2024

Portuguese oil and gas company Galp has encountered a significant column with light oil at an exploration well being drilled offshore Namibia with Odfjell Drilling’s Hercules semi-submersible rig, marking a second such discovery in PEL 83 block in recent months…

Eni Wraps Up Sale of Non-Core Congo Assets to Perenco

Mar 13, 2024

Italian oil and gas giant Eni has concluded the sale of its participation interest in several upstream permits in Congo to Perenco, as it shifts focus on its major developments in the country.Eni and Perenco did not disclose any additional details regarding the value of the deal…

Hibiscus South Comes Onstream Five Months After Discovery Offshore Gabon

Mar 08, 2024

Oil and gas company BW Energy has started production from the DHBSM-1H well in the Hibiscus South field on the Dussafu license, offshore Gabon, five months after making the initial discovery.Production performance from the well has been in line…

Eni Makes Major Discovery Offshore Côte d'Ivoire

Mar 08, 2024

Italian energy giant Eni has made a significant oil and gas discovery in block CI-205, offshore Côte d'Ivoire, in West Africa.The discovery, named Calao, stands as the second largest in the country, following the Baleine field discovered by Eni in September 2021…

Tullow Oil Swings Into Loss, But Eyes Returns After 2025

Mar 06, 2024

Tullow Oil swung into a loss in 2023 after cutting the value of reserves in one of its West African oilfields, as its chief executive said the company would consider shareholder returns after 2025.The London-listed company said on Wednesday it posted a $110 million loss after tax last year…

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