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Etu Energias Acquires Galp’s Share in Angola’s Offshore Blocks

Jun 18, 2024

Angolan energy company Etu Energias, formerly Somoil, has acquired Galp’s stake in three blocks offshore Angola, operated by TotalEnergies and Chevron.Etu Energias concluded the acquisition of Galp’s working interests in Block 32 (5%), Block 14 (9%) and in Block 14K (4.5%), offshore Angola.The conclusion of the deal represents the materialization of the purchase and sale agreement between the subsidiaries of Galp and Etu Energias announced on February 10…

DeepOcean Gets Subsea Services Job at Woodside’s Sangomar Field

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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…

Solstad Offshore’s Two CSVs Remain on Duty for Subsea7

Jun 14, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured contract extensions with Subsea7 for two of its subsea construction support vessels (CSVs) – Normand Subsea and Normand Energy.Subsea7 has exercised the 2025 optional charter period for the Normand Subsea…

NNPC Inks FLNG Deal with Golar LNG to Boost Gas Developments in Nigeria

Jun 12, 2024

Marine LNG infrastructure developer Golar LNG has signed a project development agreement (PDA) with the state-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the deployment of an FLNG facility offshore Niger Delta.With a capacity of 400-500 million standard cubic feet per day (MMscf/d)…

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…

Sintana Energy Joins Two Blocks in Orange Basin Offshore Namibia

Jun 10, 2024

Oil and gas company Sintana Energy has completed the acquisition of shares in Giraffe Energy Investments, securing a stake in two blocks in the Orange Basin, offshore Namibia.Sintana Energy has closed the previously announced acquisition of…

BP and Worley Form Strategic Operational Alliance

Jun 10, 2024

BP and Worley have formed a new strategic alliance across BP’s global site projects, spanning the Gulf of Mexico, Middle East and Africa.The alliance will improve capital efficiency in site projects saving an initial estimated $ 40 million over…

Fortescue and Jan De Nul to Link North Africa to Europe with Subsea Cables

Jun 10, 2024

Technology and energy company Fortescue has teamed up with Belgian offshore installation services company Belgian Jan De Nul to jointly provide shipping and subsea cable laying services to connect North Africa with Europe.The companies will…

Egypt to Issue Tender for at Least 15 LNG Cargoes to Cover Summer Demand

Jun 07, 2024

Egypt plans to issue a buy tender seeking 15-20 cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to cover heavy summer demand that had led to a wave of rolling blackouts and forced temporary shutdowns of chemical and fertilizers plants, four industry sources told Reuters…

Aker Solutions Hooks Azule Energy’s FPSOs Modification Job Offshore Angola

Jun 06, 2024

Aker Solutions has secured a ‘sizeable’ long-term frame agreement with Azule Energy to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for brownfield projects and modifications for two floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) units in Angola…

Eco Atlantic Farms Into Orange Basin Block Off South Africa

Jun 06, 2024

Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas has started the farm-in process into Block 1 offshore South Africa Orange Basin, while confirming it is relinquishing its 50% working interest operated offshore Block 2B in South Africa.Through its 100% owned subsidiary Azinam South Africa Limited…

Chevron Extends Shelf Drilling's Jack-Up Stay in West Africa

Jun 05, 2024

Offshore drilling firm Shelf Drilling has secured a contract from Chevron's Angola subsidiary for its Shelf Drilling Tenacious jack-up rig for drilling operations offshore West Africa.The total added value of the contract is $66 million, according to Shelf Drilling…

FPSO for BP’s GTA LNG Project Reaches its Destination Offshore West Africa

Jun 04, 2024

The floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, a key component of the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) Phase 1 LNG development, has arrived at its final location offshore Mauritania and Senegal.Following completion of its construction at the COSCO Qidong Shipyard in China…

Morocco to Tender for Floating LNG Terminal

Jun 03, 2024

Morocco plans to launch a tender this summer to build a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the northeastern Nador West Med port, the energy ministry's head of oil and gas said on Friday.The ministry expects to reach financial close in 2025 with construction…

BW Energy Raises Hibiscus Field Reserve Estimates Following Latest Oil Discovery

Jun 03, 2024

BW Energy has increased recoverable reserves estimates for the Hibiscus field, offshore Gabon, following the recent oil discovery on the northern flank of the field.BW Energy has now concluded the drilling and the logging of the DHIBM-7P pilot well…

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