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BW Energy Buys Two Borr Drilling Rigs for Gabon Offshore Developments

Nov 02, 2020

Oil and gas company BW Energy has bought two jack-up drilling rigs from Borr Drilling. The company will use a converted rig for the development of the Hibiscus/Ruche satellite field in the Dussafu license offshore Gabon.BW said that using a converted jack-up rig would reduce investments and time to first oil.BW Energy has acquired two jack-up drilling rigs, the 2003-built sister-units “Atla” and “Balder”…

Vaalco Buys Sasol's Interests in Offshore Assets in Gabon

Nov 18, 2020

Africa-focused oil and gas company Vaalco Energy has agreed to buy Sasol's 27.8%  interest in the Etame Marin block, and a 40% stake in Block DE-8, offshore Gabon. Vaalco said that the acquisition would almost double its total production and reserves…

Total Sells Gabon Offshore Fields to Perenco for Up To $350M

Jul 30, 2020

French oil major Total has struck a deal with Perenco to sell its interest in seven offshore oil fields in Gabon.Total said Thursday that its 58% owned affiliate Total Gabon had signed an agreement with Perenco to divest its stakes in seven mature non-operated offshore fields…

VAALCO Energy Extends Charter for FPSO Petróleo Nautipa

Jul 21, 2020

Norwegian floating production vessel provider BW Offshore has received a one-year contract extension for the lease and operation of the FPSO Petróleo Nautipa. The FPSO, deployed at the Etame field offshore Gabon for VAALCO Energy, will now have a contract until the third quarter of 2022…

Sasol to Cut Jobs, End West African Oil Operations

Jun 18, 2020

Sasol Ltd plans to cut jobs and end West African oil operations as part of a business revamp, the petrochemicals producer said on Thursday, and has also agreed a deal with lenders to relax borrowing rules.Sasol has been reviewing its business as it grapples with high debt levels…

Vaalco Brings Offshore Gabon Well Online. Says No Covid-19 Impact on Ops so Far

Mar 26, 2020

Vaalco Energy has said it has completed the South East Etame 4H development well offshore Gabon, including approximately 750 feet of horizontal section in the Gamba reservoir.The company said Thursday it had brought the South East Etame 4H well onto production on March 21…

BW Energy Boosts Tortue Phase 2 Output with New Well

Mar 09, 2020

BW Energy has brought online the second oil well (DTM-4H Gamba) drilled as part of the Tortue Phase 2 development project in the Dussafu Marin Permit offshore Gabon. The well was put online on Saturday, March 7.'The start of production from…

BW Energy Starts Oil Production from Tortue Phase 2 in Gabon

Mar 05, 2020

Oslo-listed BW Energy has started oil production from the Tortue Phase 2 field development project in the Dussafu Marin Permit offshore Gabon.The Gamba well DTM-5H was successfully brought online as of 4 March, ahead of schedule. The second well…

Vaalco Hits Oil at Gabon Offshore Well

Feb 19, 2020

Africa-focused oil company Vaalco Energy has said that its South East Etame 4P appraisal wellbore offshore Gabon in the Etame Marin permit area successfully encountered oil sands in the Gamba formation.The well, drilled from the Vaalco-operated South East Etame North Tchibala (SEENT) platform…

BW Energy Completes 2nd Producer at Tortue 2 in Gabon

Jan 22, 2020

BW Energy has completed the second production well of the Tortue Phase 2 development, offshore Gabon.'The DTM-5H well marks the completion of the first of two new well clusters on the Tortue field which will be tied back to the FPSO BW Adolo and boost oil output…

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