Sangomar News

Woodside Achieves First Oil at Sangomar

Jun 10, 2024

Woodside has achieved first oil from the Sangomar field offshore Senegal, marking the safe delivery of the country’s first offshore oil project.The Sangomar Field Development Phase 1 is a deepwater project including a stand-alone FPSO facility with a nameplate capacity of 100…

DeepOcean Gets Subsea Services Job at Woodside’s Sangomar Field

Jun 19, 2024

Ocean services provider DeepOcean has secured frame agreements with Woodside Energy's Senegalese subsidiary to provide subsea inspection, maintenance, and repair (IMR) services for the Sangomar field, offshore Senegal, West Africa.The scope of work includes project management…

Esgian Week 24 Report: Noble and Diamond Offshore Announce Merger Plans

Jun 16, 2024

Esgian provides an update on Noble and Diamond Offshore’s announcement of merger plans in its Week 24 Rig Analytics Market Roundup.Report SummaryContractsADES has completed the signing of a drilling contract for a jackup with Suez Oil Company (SUCO) in Egypt…

Into the Deep: Offshore Production Increasingly Finds Deeper Waters

May 08, 2024

Offshore energy is on a growth trajectory. Rystad Energy wrote in February 2024 that upstream oil majors were diving in to deeper waters. “Despite tightened budgets, frontier drilling is fueling optimism for a productive year, particularly deepwater projects in the Atlantic Margin…

Woodside Revenue Falls on Lower LNG, Oil Prices

Apr 18, 2024

Woodside Energy posted a fall in first-quarter revenue on Friday compared with the previous three-month period due to lower realised oil and liquefied natural gas prices and flagged declining production volumes at some of its major projects…

Sangomar FPSO Arrives in Senegal

Feb 12, 2024

Woodside Energy has announced that the Léopold Sédar Senghor FPSO has safely arrived offshore Senegal.The arrival of the FPSO from Singapore at its final destination approximately 100 kilometres offshore Dakar, Senegal, marks the commencement…

Axess Scoops FPSO Léopold Sédar Senghor Inspection Contract

Feb 06, 2024

Norway-based Axess Group has signed a long-term inspection contract with MODEC for FPSO Léopold Sédar Senghor that will be deployed at Sangomar field offshore Senegal.The contract follows the completion of several baseline surveys in China and Singapore during the construction phase…

Capricorn Keeps Fingers Crossed as Sangomar FPSO Departs for Senegal Oil Field

Dec 27, 2023

UK-based oil and gas company Capricorn Energy is keeping its hopes up that Woodside's Sangomar offshore oil project in Senegal will produce the first oil by June 30, 2024, making it eligible for contingent pay of up to $50 million.In December 2020…

Sangomar FPSO Sets Sail for Senegal

Dec 26, 2023

Woodside Energy has achieved another significant step forward for the Sangomar Project with the sail away from Singapore of the Léopold Sédar Senghor FPSO.The FPSO, named after Senegal’s first president, is travelling 12,000 nautical miles from Singapore to its final destination…

Woodside’s Annual Profit Drops 37%

Feb 26, 2024

Australia's top oil and gas explorer Woodside Energy posted a 37% drop in annual underlying profit on Tuesday, as lower realised prices for its products offset higher sales and production.Oil and natural gas prices softened in 2023, as slowing…

Esgian Week 5 Report: A Week of Rig Moves

Feb 02, 2024

Esgian has released its Week 5 Rig Analytics Market Roundup saying it was the week of rig moves, as several units completed their respective campaigns and moved on to ports either to wait for new assignments or to prepare for upcoming jobs. Meanwhile…

Sangomar FPSO 90% Complete

Aug 09, 2023

The FPSO being built for the Sangomar development, Senegal's first offshore oil project, is 90% complete and is expected in Senegal in February 2024.The information was shared on X by Senegal's Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, whose delegation…

Capricorn Energy's $50M Payment Hangs in the Balance as Senegal Offshore Project Start-up Delayed

Jul 19, 2023

UK-based oil and gas exploration and production company Capricorn Energy is keeping its fingers crossed that Woodside's Sangomar offshore oil project in Senegal will produce the first oil by June 30, 2024.In December 2020, Scotland-based Capricorn Energy…

Woodside Revises Sangomar Start Date

Jul 17, 2023

Woodside has performed a cost and schedule review of the Sangomar Field Development Phase 1 offshore Senegal following the identification of remedial work required on the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility.First oil is now targeted for mid-2024…

Woodside Starts Marketing Senegal's First Oil

Jun 07, 2023

Australia's Woodside Energy has started marketing a new African crude oil from Senegal's first oil project, where the company aims to start producing by the end of this year, a senior executive said. Located about 100 km (62 miles) offshore south of Dakar…

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