Sangomar News

'Bittersweet Exit' - FAR to Sell Stake in Senegal Offshore Block to India's ONGC

Nov 12, 2020

Australian oil and gas company FAR has agreed to sell its stake in Woodside-operated offshore blocks in Senegal, containing the Sangomar development, to India's ONGC Videsh.FAR has been working to sell its Senegal assets for months, as the company…

Woodside Stops Talks to Sell Offshore Project Stake to Chinese Firms over Diplomatic Row

Nov 12, 2020

Woodside Energy shelved talks to sell stakes in a gas field and liquefied natural gas (LNG) project to Chinese companies a few months ago because of a growing diplomatic row between Australia and China, the company's chief said on Thursday.Chief…

Woodside Targets Infrastructure Asset Sales to Raise Funds for Scarborough

Nov 11, 2020

Australia's Woodside [Energy] has changed tack on plans to sell assets to help fund its $11 billion Scarborough gas project, now targeting infrastructure investors instead of energy companies amid a slump in oil and gas prices.Woodside said…

Nexans' Umbilicals for Senegal's First Offshore Oil Project

Oct 01, 2020

Offshore cable solutions provider Nexans will deliver subsea umbilicals for Senegal's first offshore oil field, the Sangomar.Subsea 7 awarded Nexans a contract to design and manufacture 46km of umbilicals for the Woodside-operated field. Subsea…

Woodside Taps Enhanced Drilling for Managed Pressure Drilling Solution for Senegal Ops

Sep 25, 2020

Australian oil and gas operator Woodside has signed a contract with Norway's drilling equipment firm Enhanced Drilling to equip its Senegal-bound drillships with EC-Drill controlled mud level system.In Senegal, Woodside is working to bring online Senegal's first offshore oil development Sangomar…

Woodside, Cairn Ink Binding Deal for Senegal Oil Field Rights Transfer

Sep 04, 2020

Australian oil and gas giant Woodside has signed binding agreements with Cairn for the acquisition of Cairn's 40 percent interest in Woodside-operated offshore oil blocks in Senegal.The firm deal, announced Friday, comes after Cairn had in July agreed to sell its interest in the Rufisque Offshore…

FAR OK with Cairn's Sangomar Stake Sale. Won't Trigger Buy Option

Aug 27, 2020

FAR, an Australian oil and gas company with a share in the $4.2 billion Sangomar oil and gas field in Senegal, will not stand in the way to its partner Cairn divesting its stake in the project.Namely, Cairn last month agreed to sell its 40% ownership in the Woodside-operated Rufisque…

Woodside Blocks Lukoil from Joining $4.2B Sangomar Project Off Senegal

Aug 17, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Woodside has blocked Cairn's stake sale in the $4.2B Sangomar development off Senegal to Russia's Lukoil, by exercising its pre-emption rights.To remind, Lukoil in July signed an agreement with Cairn Energy to acquire a 40% interest in the Rufisque…

Woodside Says It's on the Lookout for Acquisitions

Aug 12, 2020

Australia's Woodside Petroleum is looking for acquisitions, ideally close to its existing assets or offering it control over assets that are already producing or close to producing, its boss said on Thursday.'We're clearly scanning the landscape very closely looking for opportunities…

Woodside Weighs Blocking Lukoil from Joining Senegal Oil Project

Jul 27, 2020

Australia's Woodside Petroleum said on Tuesday it is considering blocking Russia's Lukoil from becoming a partner in the $4.2 billion Sangomar oil project, which it could do by increasing its stake in Senegal's first oil development.Woodside…

Russia's Lukoil to Buy Cairn's Stake in Sangomar Field Offshore Senegal

Jul 27, 2020

Russian oil company Lukoil has signed an agreement with Cairn Energy to acquire a 40% interest in the Rufisque, Sangomar and Sangomar Deep) - RSSD - project offshore Senegal for $300 million in cash. The agreement also provides for potential…

Westwood Expects 40 FPSOs to be Ordered in 2020-2024 Period

Jul 16, 2020

Energy industry analysts seem to agree that the future is bright, or at least brighter, when it comes to the contracting activity for the floating production systems, from 2021 onwards after COVID-19 and low oil prices hit the market in 2020…

"Good Level of Interest" in Far's Sangomar Field Stake

Jul 16, 2020

Australia's FAR Ltd said on Thursday it has received a 'good level of interest' in the sale of its 15% stake in the $4.2 billion Sangomar oil and gas project being developed off Senegal.FAR said in March it had failed to secure debt to fund…

Rystad: FPSO Contract Awards to Rebound in 2021 after Poor 2020

Jul 08, 2020

Norway-based energy intelligence firm Rystad Energy said Tuesday it didn't expect any new FPSO orders this year, however, it expects the situation will improve next year when it foresees seven new FPSO to be ordered.'Hit by the second industry downturn in five years…

Far Signs Gambia JOAs with Petronas. Seeks Drilling Partners

Jun 25, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Far has signed new Joint Operating Agreements with Petronas related to the A2 and A5 offshore blocks in The Republic of The Gambia.This follows the granting of new licenses for those blocks by the country's government effective October 1…

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