Sangomar News

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…

FAR Misses Sangomar Payment

Jun 24, 2020

Australian-listed oil and gas company FAR Ltd said on Wednesday its Senegalese unit had defaulted on its obligations to the Sangomar joint venture, as the company looked to sell its interest in the project.The company owns 15% of the Sangomar oil and gas field being developed off Senegal…

Woodside: Sangomar on Track for First Oil in 2023

Jun 23, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Woodside has reiterated that its $4.2 billion Sangomar project offshore Senegal, is still on track to produce first oil in 2023.The company was responding to media reports stating that Senegal has been forced to…

Woodside Watching Supermajors' Woes for Opportunities

May 01, 2020

Woodside Petroleum is keeping a close eye out for assets that might come up for grabs from the oil supermajors amid the oil market rout, seeing itself in a position to bid, Chief Executive Peter Coleman said on Friday.The head of Australia's top independent gas producer said…

Woodside's Sales Slump as Coronavirus Cripples Demand

Apr 16, 2020

Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd said on Thursday that its sales slumped more than 20% in the first quarter, as the coronavirus pandemic and draconian measures to curb the outbreak crippled fuel demand globally.Oil and gas producers have been…

FAR Struggling to Secure Cash for Sangomar Development

Mar 30, 2020

Australian oil company FAR, a partner in the recently sanctioned Woodside-operated Sangomar offshore oil field in Senegal, has said that its ability to secure a loan for its part of Sangomar capex has been compromised by the coronavirus pandemic and oil price crash…

Current News

PGS Completes Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Seismic Surveys

PGS Completes Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Seismic Surveys

World's Top Ship Insurers Won't Cover Ships Linked to Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

World's Top Ship Insurers Won't Cover Ships Linked to Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Van Oord Deploys Giant Trencher to Bury Offshore Wind Cables in North Sea

Van Oord Deploys Giant Trencher to Bury Offshore Wind Cables in North Sea

"Key Milestone": Subsea Construction Works Start at Neptune's Seagull Field

"Key Milestone": Subsea Construction Works Start at Neptune's Seagull Field

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

Offshore Engineer Magazine