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Ghana: Tullow Oil's Jubilee Offshore Field Hits 100,000 Barrels per Day Mark

Jul 17, 2023

Oil company Tullow said Monday that production from its Jubilee oil field offshore Ghana had surpassed 100,000 barrels of oil per day, following the recent start-up of the Jubilee South East (JSE) Project.'Gross production from the field has surpassed 100…

First Oil Flows from Jubilee South East Project Offshore Ghana

Jul 14, 2023

Oil and gas company Tullow said Friday that production had started from the Jubilee South East (JSE) Project, offshore Ghana.The first JSE production well has been brought onstream and a further two producers and one water injector are expected…

Brent Oil Hovers above $81 after Supply Disruptions

Jul 14, 2023

Global benchmark Brent crude hovered above $81 a barrel on Friday, with bullish sentiment over U.S. demand bolstered by supply disruption in Libya and Nigeria.Both the Brent and U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) contracts had risen for three straight sessions and in early Asian trade on Friday…

Africa Oil Corp. Expands Interest in Block 3B/4B Offshore South Africa. Plans Underway for Two-well Drilling Campaign

Jul 11, 2023

Africa Oil Corp. has entered an agreement to increase its operated working interest (“WI”) in Block 3B/4B, located in the Orange Basin offshore South Africa and, the company says, on trend with the Venus, Graff, La Rona and Jonker oil discoveries in the nearby Namibia…

PetroNor: Output from Congo's PNGF Sud Field Grew to 30,330 bopd in 1H 2023

Jul 10, 2023

Oil and gas company PetroNor E&P said Monday that production from the Perenco-operated PNGF Sud field complex offshore the Republic of Congo (Congo Brazzaville), grew to 30,330 bopd in the first half of 2023.'This is equivalent to 5,105 bopd…

Another Short Term Extension for FPSO Offshore Nigeria

Jul 03, 2023

BW Offshore has signed a short-term extension for Abo FPSO with Nigerian Agip Exploration Ltd, a subsidiary of ENI S.p.A.BW Offshore is in talks to divest the FPSO, operating at the Abo field offshore Nigeria, and seen as non-core to its FPSO fleet…

Oil Giants Drill Deep as Profits Trump Climate Concerns

Jul 03, 2023

Oil and gas companies have intensified the hunt for new deposits in a long-term bet on demand, as they reinvest some of the record profits from the fossil fuel price surge driven by the Ukraine war, according to data and industry executives…

Northern Ocean's 'Deepsea Mira' Starts 300-Day Drilling Contract with TotalEnergies in Namibia

Jun 28, 2023

Offshore drilling rig owner Northern Ocean said Wednesday that its Deepsea Mira semi-submersible drilling rig had kicked off its drilling contract with TotalEnergies in Namibia, where the French oil major last year made a giant oil discovery with its Venus-1x well…

PetroNor to Receive Up to $85 Million in Guinea-Bissau Offshore Block Farm-Out Deal

Jun 28, 2023

Oil and gas company PetroNor E&P ASA has agreed to farm out 100 per cent of its participating interest in the two exploration licenses offshore Guinea-Bissau to an SPV owned by Apus Energy DMCC, a subsidiary of Petromal.According to the agreement…

Eni to Offload Non-Core Permits in Republic of Congo for $300M

Jun 27, 2023

Italian oil and gas giant Eni said Tuesday it had signed a deal to sell to Perenco its participation interest in several non-core permits in the Republic of Congo.'The transaction value is approximately $300 million, including firm and contingent consideration…

TotalEnergies Crowned Most Admired Explorer, Wins Discovery of the Year Award

Jun 27, 2023

French oil major TotalEnergies has been named the upstream industry's most admired explorer and has received the Discovery of the Year award in Wood Mackenzie's annual Exploration Survey. This is TotalEnergies' third time winning the most-admired explorer award…

"Significant Contract" - TechnipFMC to Supply Subsea Production Systems for Offshore Project in Angola

Jun 27, 2023

Oilfield services firm TechnipFMC said Monday it had won a significant contract with Azule Energy to supply subsea production systems for the Block 18 Infills development, offshore Angola.For TechnipFMC, a “significant” contract is between $75 million and $250 million…

Baker Hughes Wins Subsea Contract from Eni in Ivory Coast

Jun 19, 2023

Energy technology company Baker Hughes announced it has been awarded a contract by Eni and its partner Petroci for the Baleine Phase 2 project in Ivory Coast, Africa’s first Scope 1 and 2 net-zero emissions development.This award, which includes eight deep water trees…

China Steps Up Purchases of Nigerian Crude

Jun 16, 2023

Differentials for some grades of Nigerian crude rose on Friday, while Chinese refiners stepped up purchases of crude from other West African exporters.At least around 35 cargoes of Nigerian crude for loading in June and July have yet to find a buyer…

BW Energy: New Well Adds 6,000 Barrels Per Day at Offshore Field in Gabon

Jun 15, 2023

Oil and gas company BW Energy said Thursday that production had started from second well of the Hibiscus / Ruche Phase 1 development in the Dussafu licence offshore Gabon. 'Production performance from the well has been in line with expectations and is currently stabilized at approximately 6…

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