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Saipem Nets $900M Deal to Deliver Angola's First Non-associated Gas Project

Aug 11, 2022

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem said Thursday it had secured three new engineering and construction contracts - one onshore and two offshore - in Angola. The total value is around $900 million.The contracts are with the New Gas Consortium comprised of BP's and Eni's recently established Azule Energy Angolan JV, and Sonangol P&P, Chevron, and TotalEnergies, which last month reached Final Investment Decision for the Quiluma and Maboqueiro gas project…

BP, ENI's JV Azule Energy Established

Aug 04, 2022

BP and ENI have confirmed that Azule Energy, a new 50/50 independent joint venture combining the two companies’ Angolan businesses, has been officially established. Azule Energy is now Angola’s largest independent equity producer of oil and gas…

Eni Takes FID on Angolan Gas First

Jul 28, 2022

Eni, with its partners in the New Gas Consortium, has taken a final investment decision in Angola's first non-associated gas development project, the development of the Quiluma and Maboqueiro (Q&M) fields.The project includes two offshore wellhead platforms…

TechnipFMC to Deliver Subsea Production Systems for TotalEnergies' CLOV3 Project Offshore Angola

Jun 17, 2022

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC has won a contract with TotalEnergies EP Angola to supply subsea production systems for the CLOV3 development in Block 17, offshore Angola. TechnipFMC said the contract was a “significant” one, which for…

Seadrill, Sonangol JV Wins 10-well Offshore Drilling Contract in Angola

Apr 25, 2022

Offshore drilling firm Sonadrill, a 50:50 joint venture between Seadrill and an affiliate of Sonangol, has secured a ten-well contract with options for up to eight additional wells in Angola for the West Gemini drillship.The total contract value…

Eni Brings Online Ndungu EP Oil Project Offshore Angola

Feb 25, 2022

Italian oil company Eni has started production from the Ndungu Early Production (EP) development offshore Angola.The field, located in Block 15/06 of the Angolan deep offshore has been developed via the Ngoma FPSO vessel.'The start-up of Ndungu EP is yet another example of how Eni Angola…

TotalEnergies, Inpex Sell Angolan Subsidiary Angola Block 14 B.V.

Jan 17, 2022

TotalEnergies and Inpex have agreed to sell their Angola Block 14 B.V. subsidiary to the Angolan Company Somoil for an undisclosed price.Angola Block 14 B.V., owned by TotalEnergies Holdings International B.V. (50.01%) and Inpex Angola Block 14 Ltd (49…

Angola: Chevron Extends Offshore Block 0 Concession through 2050

Dec 07, 2021

U.S. oil major Chevron said Monday its Angolan affiliate Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited (CABGOC) had secured an extension of the Block 0 concession, offshore Cabinda province, in Angola.The agreement extends the concession for 20 years, through 2050…

BP Starts Production at Angola's Platina Oilfield

Nov 25, 2021

BP said on Thursday it had started production at the Platina oilfield offshore Angola, helping Africa's second biggest oil exporter slow a decline in output.The Platina field will be linked to BP's existing Greater Plutonio floating production…

Two-year Charter: ExxonMobil Hires Valaris Drillship for Angola Drilling

Oct 27, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has awarded a two-year contract for Valaris' drillship Valaris DS-9 for operations in Angola.The drillship, formerly known as Ensco DS-9, will work for ExxonMobil's Angolan subsidiary Esso Exploration Angola.Delivered in 2015 by Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea…

Shearwater Starts 4D Survey for TotalEnergies Offshore Angola

Oct 14, 2021

Marine seismic services firm Shearwater GeoServices has kicked off a 4D monitor survey for TotalEnergies' Angolan subsidiary Total E&P Angola.The survey comprises a two-month Wide Azimuth Towed Streamer (WATS) 4D monitor survey in the Louro-Mostarda Development areas of Block 32…

Eni Brings Online Another Oil Field in Angola via Armada Olombendo FPSO

Sep 24, 2021

Italian oil giant Eni has kicked off production from Cabaça North deepwater oil field located in Block 15/06 offshore Angola.The field has been developed as a tie-back to the Armada Olombendo FPSO.The Cabaça North development, with an expected peak production rate in the range of 15 kbopd…

Maersk Supply Service Nets One-year Vessel Charter Extension in Angola

Aug 24, 2021

Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service has secured a one-year contract extension for one of its subsea support vessels in Angola.In a social media post on Monday, Maersk Supply Service said it would provide the full scope IRM services for an undisclosed oil major in Angola…

Report: Angola Owes $1 Billion to Western Oil Firms

Jun 30, 2021

Angola has accumulated around $1 billion in debt to western oil companies operating its oilfields, with the bill prompting the African country’s recently launched sale of stakes in its flagship offshore blocs, three industry sources told Reuters…

Chevron Hires Shelf Drilling Jack-up Rig for Angola Drilling

Jun 16, 2021

Jack-up drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has been awarded a one-year contract for the Shelf Drilling Tenacious jack-up rig with Chevron's Angola subsidiary Cabinda Gulf Oil Company.The contract in Angola is expected to start in January 2022…

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