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Saipem Taps Rosetti Marino for EPC Project Offshore Libya

Oct 25, 2023

Italian engineering and construction firm Rosetti Marino said Tuesday it had won a contract with the Italian energy industry services firm Saipem for offshore EPC activities in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya worth over 300 million euros.Saipem…

Ghana Looks to Market More Oil and Gas Blocks

Oct 24, 2023

Ghana is looking to boost its oil and gas production by selling more exploration rights, aiming to avoid leaving valuable fossil fuels in the ground and generate revenue to fund its energy transition, a Ghanaian official said on Tuesday.The…

Tango FLNG and Excalibur FSU Set to Begin Journey from Dubai to Eni's Congo LNG Project

Oct 23, 2023

The sailaway ceremony for the Tango floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit and Excalibur floating storage unit (FSU) was held Saturday to mark the vessels' sail away from Dubai to Congo, where they will serve Eni's Congo LNG project, whose first phase will start in December 2023…

Oil Rush in Namibia's Orange Basin: Galp Prepares for Massive 10 Billion Barrel Oil Hunt as Rig Approaches

Oct 19, 2023

Portuguese oil and gas company Galp is gearing up to start drilling a well in an offshore block in Namibia, near the giant oil discoveries made recently by TotalEnergies and Shell.In May, Galp entered into a contract with SFL Corporation for the semi-submersible rig Hercules…

Shell's Court Battle Over S.Africa Offshore Exploration Delayed -Lawyer

Oct 18, 2023

A court case over whether to allow Shell to explore for oil and gas off South Africa's pristine Wild Coast has been delayed until next year, a lawyer for environmentalists said on Wednesday.Shell wants to overturn a decision by the Makanda High…

Energy-starved Africa Needs Fairer Climate Treatment: OPEC Sec Gen

Oct 17, 2023

Africa should be treated fairly while addressing global climate challenges as the continent contributes the smallest share to green house gas emissions globally, OPEC Secretary General Haitham Al Ghais said on Tuesday.Addressing an energy conference in Cape Town…

Marathon Oil Signs Deal with Glencore for Alba Gas in Equatorial Guinea

Oct 17, 2023

Marathon Oil said on Monday it has entered into a five-year liquefied natural gas (LNG) sales agreement with a unit of Glencore for a portion of its natural gas produced from the Alba Field in Equatorial Guinea, boosting its presence in the European LNG market…

Cameroon: FLNG Hilli Episeyo Transfers 100th Cargo

Oct 16, 2023

Golar LNG said Monday that its FLNG Hilli Episeyo (“Hilli”) offhshore Cameroon, had successfully offloaded its 100th LNG cargo on Saturday October 14th.'As the world’s first FLNG conversion that also introduced Cameroon as the world’s 20th LNG exporting nation in 2018…

Carbon Capture: Yinson Production and Azule Energy Partner for Green FPSO Solution

Oct 16, 2023

Malaysian FPSO leasing firm Yinson Production is piloting an offshore Carbon Capture and Storage (“CCS”) plant on FPSO Agogo in Angola, together with client Azule Energy, an Angolan BP-Eni joint venture.'The plant is the world’s first post-combustion carbon capture unit installed onboard an FPSO…

Mozambique Offshore Gas Fields Huge Opportunity for Country, Italy PM says

Oct 13, 2023

The gas fields discovered offshore Mozambique represent a huge opportunity for the development of the African country, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said during a visit with the head of Italian energy group Eni. Speaking after a meeting with Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi…

Chevron Halts Exports Through Major Subsea Pipeline Between Israel and Egypt

Oct 13, 2023

Chevron has halted natural gas exports through a major subsea pipeline between Israel and Egypt and is supplying gas via an alternative pipeline through Jordan, the company said on Tuesday.The decision to halt exports via the East Mediterranean…

FPSO Planned for Namibia's Offshore Oil Discoveries. First Oil Expected in 2030

Oct 13, 2023

Namibia expects the first oil from major offshore finds by 2030 and is considering a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) platform to help it export the crude oil, its petroleum commissioner said on Wednesday.Namibia, which has yet to produce any oil and gas…

Mozambique Attack Survivors File Complaint Against TotalEnergies

Oct 12, 2023

Survivors and relatives of victims of a 2021 insurgent attack in Mozambique have filed a complaint against TotalEnergies for negligence and indirect manslaughter, saying the company had failed to ensure the safety of subcontractors.TotalEnergies rejected the allegations…

Azule Energy Eyes 14% Production Boost. Plans 16 Offshore Wells Over Next Four Years

Oct 12, 2023

Angola's largest private oil and gas company Azule Energy plans to raise production by around 14% to 250,000 barrels per day (bpd) by 2026, its CEO said on Thursday, in a boost to the country's plans to turn around flagging output.Azule Energy…

Nigerian Oil Regulator 'optimistic' on Exxon Asset Sale to Seplat

Oct 11, 2023

The head of Nigeria's oil regulator said he is 'very optimistic' that oil major Exxon Mobil's asset sale to Seplat Energy can move forward, he told Reuters on Wednesday.The regulator last year refused to approve the $1.28 billion sale, which…

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