Mozambique News


OE15: Betting on Mozambique

Sep 10, 2015

In the race to first gas in East Africa, a clear frontrunner has emerged at the SPE Offshore Europe UKTI East African briefing yesterday, and that country is Mozambique, with huge finds and notable projects heating up. Image from Anadarko…

Total, Eni, Exxon bet on Mozambique

Aug 03, 2015

Three majors are vying for the same block offshore Mozambique in Mozambique's fifth licensing round, according to the round application details released by the country's National Petroleum Institute (INP) today.  It reveals that ExxonMobil…

Exxon, Rosneft in Mozambique JV

Jul 30, 2015

Russia’s Rosneft and US-based ExxonMobil filed joint bids to participate in Mozambique’s fifth licensing round scheduled to close today (30 July). Map of the Angoche, Zambezi basins. From Mozambique National Petroleum Institute…

Mozambique LNG a step closer

May 18, 2015

Anadarko’s offshore Mozambique Offshore Area 1 development has taken a step closer with the signing of contractors for the onshore LNG terminal.  A consortium consisting of CB&I, Chiyoda Corp. and Saipem were picked following a front end engineering and design (FEED) tender process…

Low prices challenge Mozambique’s latest round

Mar 17, 2015

While Mozambique’s previous two oil and gas licensing rounds have had limited success, the country will be hoping that recent discoveries and its revised fiscal environment will create an investment boost during its latest bid round, says research and consulting firm GlobalData…

Anadarko dumps Dolphin drillship

Mar 13, 2015

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. sent Dolphin Drilling an early termination notice for the Belford Dolphin ultra deepwater drillship's charter contract off Mozambique. The Belford Dolphin. From Dolphin Drilling…

Mozambique 5th licensing round deadline extended

Dec 29, 2014

The deadline to apply in Mozambique’s fifth licensing round has been extended to 30 April 2015. The Institute of National Petroleum (INP), on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Mozambique, announced the extension for the competiive…

Trio evaluating South African pipeline study

Dec 08, 2014

SacOil, the Public Investment Corp. SOC Ltd. (PIC) and the Instituto de Gestão das Participações do Estado (IGEPE) signed a joint development agreement (JDA) to evaluate the technical and commercial feasibility of a transnational terrestrial…

Schlumberger Mozambique 2D seismic data available

Nov 10, 2014

Schlumberger’s multiclient seismic survey offshore Mozambique is now available. The Schlumberger multiclient seismic data offered in collaboration with the National Petroleum Institute of Mozambique (INP) includes reprocessed 2D lines and newly acquired seismic data…

GlobalData: Kenya investment on the rise

Oct 28, 2014

Kenya will need to focus on providing a competitive and stable fiscal environment if it is to fully exploit its offshore gas industry and attract investors ahead of Mozambique and Tanzania, says an analyst with research and consulting firm GlobalData…

Eni, Kogas strengthen African presence

Oct 17, 2014

Italian major Eni and Korea Gas Corp. (Kogas) signed a cooperation agreement that will allow the two to jointly pursue global opportunities in a number of areas including the upstream and LNG sectors.  Image from Kogas…

KD consortium wins Eni FLNG FEED

Oct 16, 2014

Eni East Africa SpA awarded the KD consortium, consisting of KBR Inc. and Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), a contract for a front end engineering design (FEED) for a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility for…

Mozambique approaching 5th licensing round

Oct 08, 2014

Mozambique will announce their fifth licensing round later this month in London. A total of 15 blocks at a total acreage of 76,800sq km will included in the competitive bidding round for hydrocarbon exploration that include areas offshore Rovuma…

Mozambique will host US$30 billion LNG project

Sep 17, 2014

Over US$30 billion will be committed in Mozambique to produce 20 million tonnes of LNG annually (mtpa), with the ports of Pemba and Palma to be redeveloped under a massive program. Mozambique's national oil company, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH)…

Mozambique: resource curse or opportunity?

Jul 21, 2014

IHS' Chief Upstream Strategist Bob Fryklund addresses 2014 Offshore Technology Conference. Photo: Audrey Leon/OE.  Mozambuque is thought to be the jewel in East Africa's crown, but will its abundant gas resources pay off for the country…

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