Sangomar News

Woodside Names Meg O’Neill CEO

Aug 17, 2021

Australian oil firm Woodside said Tuesday it had named acting CEO Meg O’Neill as the company’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. O’Neill succeeds Peter Coleman who retired from Woodside in June 2021. Woodside Chairman Richard Goyder…

Woodside Sees Shares Slide on News It Is Eyeing BHP Oil & Gas Assets

Jul 21, 2021

Shares in Woodside Petroleum fell on Wednesday after an unsourced media report said Australia's top independent gas producer was in talks to buy some or all of BHP Group's oil and gas assets, analysts and an investor said.Woodside shares ended down 2 cents in a broader market that rose 0…

23-well Offshore Drilling Campaign Starts at Sangomar Field in Senegal

Jul 16, 2021

Australian oil and gas firm Woodside Energy has this week started the offshore drilling campaign in Senegal for the Sangomar Field Development Phase 1, which will be the country's first offshore oil field in production.Woodside Acting CEO Meg…

Woodside Energy Wraps Purchase of Far's Stake in Sangomar Project Off Senegal

Jul 06, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Woodside Energy has completed the acquisition of the entire participating interest of oil company FAR in the offshore area in Senegal containing the Woodside-operated Sangomar development. The purchase price for Far's stake in the Rufisque Offshore…

FAR, Woodside to Complete Sangomar Transaction in 'Coming Weeks'

May 31, 2021

Australian oil company FAR said Monday that it expected to complete the sale of its stake in the RSSD area offshore Senegal to Woodside in the coming weeks.FAR said Monday it had satisfied the condition precedent for the sale of its interest in the RSSD area…

2020: A Year Like No Other with a Mixed Outlook for Subsea

Apr 22, 2021

On many levels, 2020 was a pretty horrific year, “a year like no other”, according to Mike Beveridge, managing director of energy investment firm Simmons Energy, a division of Piper Sandler. It’s easy to see why. A dip into a negative WTI contract prices…

Woodside Taps Zenith Energy for Senegal Drilling Support

Apr 22, 2021

Aberdeen-based well management company Zenith Energy has won a multi-year contract with Australian oil and gas firm Woodside Energy in Senegal.The agreement is for the provision of drilling and completion engineering and ad-hoc support services…

Path Clear for Woodside to Take Over FAR's Sangomar Stake as Remus Drops Out

Apr 21, 2021

Private investment fund Remus Horizons which last week launched a conditional takeover offer for the Australian oil company FAR, eyeing its stake in the RSSD offshore area in Senegal, containing the Sangomar offshore oil development, is now backing out from the FAR pursuit…

FAR Postpones Vote on Sangomar Sale as Shareholders Study Remus Offer

Apr 15, 2021

Australia's oil and gas explorer FAR Ltd on Thursday postponed a vote on the sale of its stake in an oil project off Senegal for the third time while investors study a takeover offer from private investment firm Remus Horizons.Remus' A$209.6 million ($161…

Remus Horizons Moves to Take Over FAR, Enter Senegal Offshore Block

Apr 14, 2021

Private investment fund Remus Horizons has launched a conditional takeover offer for the Australian oil company FAR, which owns a stake in the RSSD offshore area in Senegal, containing the Sangomar offshore oil development.FAR has recently agreed to sell its stake in the Sangomar to Woodside…

Sangomar FPSO Construction Starts in China

Apr 05, 2021

The conversion of a VLCC into an FPSO bound for Woodside's Sangomar project in Senegal has recently kicked off in China, the Australian oil firm said in a recent report.The 323 meters-long very large crude carrier (VLCC) Astipal in February arrived in China…

Lukoil Pulls Out of Sangomar Race as it Decides Not to File Takeover Bid for FAR

Apr 01, 2021

Russian oil company Lukoil has decided not to launch a binding takeover offer for Australian oil firm FAR, which owns a share in the Sangomar field offshore Senegal.FAR had in February received a conditional non-binding indicative proposal from Lukoil to acquire the shares of FAR at 2…

MODEC Orders Palfinger Cranes for Sangomar FPSO

Mar 16, 2021

Japanese FPSO company MODEC has ordered Palfinger cranes for an FPSO it is building for deployment at Woodside's Sangomar development offshore Senegal. Palfinger said Tuesday it would deliver two wire luffing lattice boom cranes for the FPSO…

FAR to Sell Senegal Oil Field Stake to Woodside, as Lukoil, Remus Offers Incomplete

Mar 12, 2021

Australian oil and gas company FAR said Friday it would sell its stake in offshore blocks in Senegal to Woodside, subject to the approval of its shareholders, as proposed company takeover offers made by Remus and Lukoil were incomplete.To remind…

Woodside Eyes Pluto Plant Stake Sale ahead of $11B Scarborough Field Sanction

Feb 18, 2021

Woodside Energy expects strong buyer interest in the sale of a share of a new production unit at its Pluto LNG plant, top executives said on Thursday, a precondition for a planned $11 billion expansion at its Scarborough gas and Pluto project…

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