"Ahmeyim" News

Kosmos to Spend $400M on Ghana, GoM, E. Guinea Assets and $300M on Senegal/Mauritania Projects

Feb 28, 2022

Oil and gas company Kosmos expects to spend approximately $700 million in capital expenditures in 2022.The company will spend around $400 million of the budget in relation to its base business in Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, and Gulf of Mexico…

Saipem Hires 'Edda Fides' Flotel for Senegal/Mauritania Gig

Jan 06, 2022

Italian offshore energy services firm Saipem has chartered Edda Accommodation's Edda Fides offshore accommodation vessel.The contract, starting in the second half of 2022 is for the Edda Fides' deployment in the Mauritania/Senegal joint maritime…

FPSO for Greater Tortue Gas Project Due in Senegal by end-2022

Dec 17, 2021

BP's floating, production, storage, and offloading vessel (FPSO) for the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim gas project offshore West Africa is expected in Senegal waters for commissioning and testing by the end of 2022, a company executive said on Friday…

Senegal's President Calls on Africa to Harmonize Oil Legislation

Dec 16, 2021

Africa needs harmonized oil legislation to avoid ruinous competition among its oil-producing nations as they vie for investors, Senegal's President Macky Sall told an oil conference on Thursday.Sall said that as some developed nations push for an end to investments in fossil fuels…

Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Offshore Gas Project Making Good Headway, Mauritania Oil Minister Says

Dec 16, 2021

Greater Tortue Ahmeyim, the Kosmos and BP-backed gas project straddling Mauritania and Senegal, has resumed activities and is making 'good headway,' Mauritania's oil minister told an oil conference in Senegal on Thursday.'We have resumed our activities…

Fugro Supports Saipem's Construction Work at BP's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Project

Oct 11, 2021

Italian energy industry services firm Saipem has awarded Fugro a monitoring contract to support the construction of an LNG jetty for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim field offshore Senegal/Mauritania.Starting in December, Fugro will deploy its InclinoCam…

TGS Kicks Off Offshore Seismic Survey in Mauritania

Sep 14, 2021

Norwegian seismic data firm TGS has announced the start-up of a new 2D seismic survey in the MSGBC Basin, offshore Mauritania.The survey, North-West Africa Atlantic Margin (NWAAM) 2021, will comprise 7,500 kilometers of seismic data, with a modern broadband acquisition set-up…

BP Charters Valaris Drillship for Mauritania/Senegal Drilling

Jul 06, 2021

Oil major BP has hired a Valaris drillship for drilling operations offshore Mauritania and Senegal, where it operates the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project.Valaris said Tuesday that BP would use its double hull DP drillship VALARIS DS-12 to drill four offshore wells…

Technip Energies Hires Havfram for Tortue Ahmeyim FPSO Work

Jun 10, 2021

Norwegian offshore services company Havfram, previously known as Ocean Installer, has won a contract with Technip Energies in Africa.The contract is for the pre-installation and subsequent hook-up of the subsea mooring system for a natural gas…

BP Hires Petrofac for Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Operational Procedures Work

May 10, 2021

Oil major BP has hired oilfield services company Petrofac to develop operational procedures for the company's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.Centered on minimizing risk and harm to personnel, plant and the environment…

VR Training for BP's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Personnel

Jan 15, 2021

Oil major BP has hired Aberdeen-based offshore training company, Survivex, to develop and deliver a four-week training program for the operational personnel on the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim development project in Senegal/Mauritania offshore area…

BP, Golar Agree 11-month Delay for Gimi FLNG

Oct 01, 2020

Golar LNG has informed that force majeure events have been lifted on the GIMI FLNG the company is building for Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project in Senegal/Mauritania offshore area, and that the project would be delayed for 11 months compared to the original schedule…

Keppel: Converted FLNGs Have Smaller Carbon Footprint Compared to Newly Built Units

Aug 20, 2020

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has said that converted FLNG vessels save approximately 33% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions compared to an FLNG new build, citing a study by environmental consultants, Environmental Resources Management (ERM)…

BP Issues Force Majeure Notice for Golar FLNG Unit

Apr 07, 2020

Golar LNG Ltd said on Tuesday that it received a force majeure notice from a BP Plc unit seeking to delay taking delivery of a floating liquefied natural gas facility by a year.The notice is the latest force majeure claim issued in the LNG sector…

BP Terminates Senegal/Mauritania Survey Deal with EMGS

Apr 07, 2020

British oil major BP has terminated the contract with the Norwegian offshore survey company EMGS for a survey in Senegal and Mauritania, where it operates the Tortue Ahmeyim offshore development. As previously reported, EMGS had mobilized its Atlantic Guardian vessel…

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