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Noble Corporation’s Drillship Seizes Africa’s Drilling Opportunities

Apr 23, 2024

Offshore drilling firm Noble Corporation has informed about two new drilling campaigns secured for its Noble Venturer drillship in Africa, which is currently employed on drilling assignment with Tullow Oil offshore Ghana.Following the early…

Trident Energy to Restart Drilling Campaign Off Equatorial Guinea with Noble Venturer Drillship

Apr 23, 2024

Trident Energy, has on behalf of the joint venture partners, awarded a contract to Noble Corporation for its Noble Venturer drillship, which is scheduled to restart the infill drilling at the Ceiba Field and Okume Complex offshore Equatorial Guinea…

Techouse Delivers Voyageur Spirit FPSO Equipment

Apr 22, 2024

Norwegian company Techouse has delivered a new sulphate removal unit (SRU) that will be installed on board the Voyageur Spirit FPSO, which is set for deployment at Eni-operated Baleine oil field offshore Côte d'Ivoire.Having secured the contract in May 2023…

Galp Concludes First Phase of Mopane Exploration Campaign Offshore Namibia

Apr 22, 2024

Portuguese oil company Galp has successfully completed the first phase of the Mopane exploration campaign in the PEL 83 block offshore Namibia, and started a process of evaluating commerciality of oil discoveries made in the past months.Galp (80%…

Türkiye Aims to Drill for Oil Off Somali Coast Next Year

Apr 19, 2024

Türkiye hopes to conduct a deep-sea oil drilling operation off the Somali coast in 2025, Energy Minister Alparslan Bayraktar said on Friday in an interview on broadcaster NTV.Türkiye and Somalia signed an offshore oil and natural gas cooperation deal last month…

Petrofac Lands $350M Deal for Work Off Equatorial Guinea

Apr 18, 2024

Oilfield services provider Petrofac has secured a technical services contract from the national oil company of Equatorial Guinea GEPetrol to support the operations of Block B assets.Under the contract, valued at around $350 million over five years…

PetroNor E&P Strikes Oil at Congo’s PNGF Sud Field Well

Apr 11, 2024

Oil and gas company PetroNor E&P has encountered oil bearing sandstones in a new well drilled by Dixstone Drilling’s Axima jack-up rig at Perenco-operated PNGF Sud field, offshore Congo.The Axima rig started drilling the new Tchibeli North East infill well on February 8 2024…

Stena Forth Drillship Up for Morocco Job as Energean Assumes Operatorship of Two Licenses

Apr 11, 2024

Moroccan authorities have approved the partnership agreement Chariot signed with Energean regarding the interest and operatorship of Lixus and Rissana licences, as Stena Drilling’s Stena Forth drillship gets the job for new appraisal well.The partnership agreements between Chariot and Energean…

PGS Secures 3D Contract in South Atlantic

Apr 08, 2024

Marine seismic data company PGS has received a letter of award for a large 3D contract offshore South Atlantic margin from a multiclient company.A Ramform Titan-class vessel is scheduled for mobilization in June, with a forecast acquisition duration of up to 300 days…

Argeo Venture to Set Sail to West Africa Under $39M TotalEnergies Deal

Apr 04, 2024

Norwegian offshore services company Argeo has signed a contract with TotalEnergies for deepwater work offshore West Africa.The work will be carried out by Argeo Venture as part of the contract that will occupy the vessel for the remainder of 2024…

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…

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