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Total Hires Shearwater for 4D Survey Offshore Angola

Mar 08, 2021

Marine seismic survey company Shearwater GeoServices said Monday it had won a contract with Total E&P Angola for a 4D monitor marine seismic acquisition survey.Irene Waage Basili, CEO of Shearwater said: 'We have seen a notable increase in interest…

TDI-Brooks Wraps Offshore Studies for ExxonMobil, Chevron in Angola

Mar 05, 2021

Offshore services firm TDI-Brooks International has said it has recently completed Environmental Baseline Studies (EBS) for both Chevron's Cabinda Gulf Oil Company and ExxonMobil in Angola.TDI-Brooks deployed the R/V Proteus vessel to blocks…

Eni Hires Fugro for Offshore Surveys in Angola

Mar 02, 2021

Dutch offshore geotechnical survey firm Fugro has said it has won multiple contracts with Eni in Angola for geotechnical and environmental surveys off the coast of Angola between now and May.Fugro said that two of its vessels are currently active in the region…

Tullow Agrees $1.7B Reserve-based Loan with Banks

Feb 26, 2021

Tullow Oil Plc said on Friday it has agreed to a new reserve-based loan of about $1.7 billion with its banks, taking its liquidity to roughly $900 million, including free cash and available debt.The oil and gas company, which has been in talks with creditors…

Vaalco Completes Purchase of Sasol's Stake in Etame Marin Block Offshore Gabon

Feb 26, 2021

Africa-focused oil and gas company Vaalco Energy has completed the acquisition of Sasol's stake in the Etame Marin block offshore Gabon.The acquisition of Sasol's  27.8% working interest in the Etame Marin block has increased Vaalco's working interest to 58…

UTEC Nets Coral Sul Survey Work Offshore Mozambique

Feb 25, 2021

UTEC, an offshore energy survey firm, has won a survey contract in Mozambique to support the development of Eni's Coral Sul ultra-deepwater FLNG development. Under the contract, awarded by oilfield services giant TechnipFMC, UTEC will be responsible for pre-lay surveys…

GC Rieber's 'Polar Onyx' Set to Return to North Sea Region after Years in W. Africa

Feb 24, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel company GC Rieber Shipping has won a new contract for its Polar Onyx SURF/subsea construction vessel, just days after it was announced that DeepOcean had extended the charter for the same vessel.In a statement on Wednesday…

Siem Offshore Wins W. Africa Deal for Subsea Construction Vessel 'Siem Spearfish'

Feb 24, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Siem Offshore has said it has secured a contract for its Siem Spearfish subsea construction vessel.The contract, with an unnamed client, is for 2 months firm, with extension options included.Under the contract…

UK-based Enermech Eyes Oil & Gas Work in Mozambique

Feb 23, 2021

Aberdeen-based energy industry services company EnerMech has appointed Celestino Maússe to the newly created role of Mozambique country manager as the company seeks to expand its business as local activity ramps up.In his new role, Enermech said…

Israel to Link Leviathan Offshore Gas Field to Egypt's LNG Plants

Feb 22, 2021

Israel and Egypt have agreed to build a pipeline to connect Israel's offshore Leviathan natural gas field to liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in northern Egypt, the Israeli minister said on Sunday.The Palestinians also said they had signed an agreement with Egypt's energy minister…

Egypt Launches Oil and Gas Bid Round for 24 blocks

Feb 18, 2021

Egypt announced on Thursday the start of a bid round for exploration and exploitation of oil and natural gas in 24 blocks.The round, which concludes on Aug. 1, includes nine blocks in the Mediterranean Sea, 12 in the Western Desert and three in the Gulf of Suez…

TechnipFMC Nets Subsea Tie-back Award in Egypt with Energean-EGPC JV

Feb 17, 2021

AbuQir Petroleum, a joint venture between Energean and Egypt's EGPC, has signed an integrated EPCI contract with offshore services provider TechnipFMC for a subsea tie-back located offshore Egypt. The contract covers the Engineering, Procurement…

Lukoil Offers to Buy FAR to Get Hold of Sangomar Field Stake Offshore Senegal

Feb 17, 2021

Russian oil company Lukoil is still working to obtain a share in the offshore block in Senegal containing the Sangomar development, after its first attempt last year to buy Cairn's share in the project was blocked out by Woodside, which exercised its pre-emption rights as a partner in the block…

PGS Kicks Off 3D Seismic Survey Off Angola

Feb 15, 2021

Norwegian marine seismic data firm PGS, in partnership with Angola's ANPG, has started a new MultiClient 3D survey in the Lower Congo Basin, near the river plume of the Congo in Angola Block 1/14. The acquisition phase will continue until April and fast-track data is expected in October 2021…

Tullow to Sell E. Guinea, Gabon Assets to Panoro for Up to $180M

Feb 09, 2021

Oil firm Tullow has struck a deal to sell its assets in Equatorial Guinea and an offshore block stake in Gabon to Panoro for $180 million and will use the proceeds to reduce debt.Tullow said Tuesday that Panoro would acquire all of its assets in Equatorial Guinea and the Dussafu asset in Gabon…

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