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Marathon Oil Signs Deal with Glencore for Alba Gas in Equatorial Guinea

Oct 17, 2023

Marathon Oil said on Monday it has entered into a five-year liquefied natural gas (LNG) sales agreement with a unit of Glencore for a portion of its natural gas produced from the Alba Field in Equatorial Guinea, boosting its presence in the European LNG market…

Cameroon: FLNG Hilli Episeyo Transfers 100th Cargo

Oct 16, 2023

Golar LNG said Monday that its FLNG Hilli Episeyo (“Hilli”) offhshore Cameroon, had successfully offloaded its 100th LNG cargo on Saturday October 14th.'As the world’s first FLNG conversion that also introduced Cameroon as the world’s 20th LNG exporting nation in 2018…

Carbon Capture: Yinson Production and Azule Energy Partner for Green FPSO Solution

Oct 16, 2023

Malaysian FPSO leasing firm Yinson Production is piloting an offshore Carbon Capture and Storage (“CCS”) plant on FPSO Agogo in Angola, together with client Azule Energy, an Angolan BP-Eni joint venture.'The plant is the world’s first post-combustion carbon capture unit installed onboard an FPSO…

Mozambique Offshore Gas Fields Huge Opportunity for Country, Italy PM says

Oct 13, 2023

The gas fields discovered offshore Mozambique represent a huge opportunity for the development of the African country, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said during a visit with the head of Italian energy group Eni. Speaking after a meeting with Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi…

Chevron Halts Exports Through Major Subsea Pipeline Between Israel and Egypt

Oct 13, 2023

Chevron has halted natural gas exports through a major subsea pipeline between Israel and Egypt and is supplying gas via an alternative pipeline through Jordan, the company said on Tuesday.The decision to halt exports via the East Mediterranean…

FPSO Planned for Namibia's Offshore Oil Discoveries. First Oil Expected in 2030

Oct 13, 2023

Namibia expects the first oil from major offshore finds by 2030 and is considering a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) platform to help it export the crude oil, its petroleum commissioner said on Wednesday.Namibia, which has yet to produce any oil and gas…

Mozambique Attack Survivors File Complaint Against TotalEnergies

Oct 12, 2023

Survivors and relatives of victims of a 2021 insurgent attack in Mozambique have filed a complaint against TotalEnergies for negligence and indirect manslaughter, saying the company had failed to ensure the safety of subcontractors.TotalEnergies rejected the allegations…

Azule Energy Eyes 14% Production Boost. Plans 16 Offshore Wells Over Next Four Years

Oct 12, 2023

Angola's largest private oil and gas company Azule Energy plans to raise production by around 14% to 250,000 barrels per day (bpd) by 2026, its CEO said on Thursday, in a boost to the country's plans to turn around flagging output.Azule Energy…

Nigerian Oil Regulator 'optimistic' on Exxon Asset Sale to Seplat

Oct 11, 2023

The head of Nigeria's oil regulator said he is 'very optimistic' that oil major Exxon Mobil's asset sale to Seplat Energy can move forward, he told Reuters on Wednesday.The regulator last year refused to approve the $1.28 billion sale, which…

Eni Eyes FID on Second FLNG Project in Mozambique in 2024

Oct 11, 2023

Italy's Eni hopes to reach a final investment decision on its second floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique by the end of June next year, two sources directly involved with the project said on Tuesday.Its first LNG project…

Allseas' Pioneering Spirit Takes on Challenging Pipelay Project for BP

Oct 05, 2023

Oil major BP has selected offshore installation contractor Allseas to complete the subsea pipelay scope for its ultra-deepwater Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) natural gas project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.Allseas will conduct the offshore…

QatarEnergy Expands Footprint in Egypt with East Port Said Exploration Block Win

Oct 04, 2023

QatarEnergy confirmed Wednesday it had won a new exploration block offshore Egypt as part of the 2022 EGAS International Bid Round.The results of the competitive bid process were announced by Egypt’s Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources…

Eni to Deploy Cylindrical FPSO, Converted FSO at Giant Offshore Oil Field in Ivory Coast

Oct 03, 2023

Altera Infrastructure has been awarded contracts for the redeployment of the FPSO Voyageur Spirit and the shuttle tanker Nordic Brasilia for the Baleine Phase 2 project, located offshore Ivory Coast.The vessels are set for deployment on the Baleine field with a 15-year firm contract…

Shelf Drilling Secures $93 Million Contracts for Jack-up Rig Duo in Nigeria

Oct 03, 2023

Shelf Drilling said Tuesday it had secured contracts for the Adriatic I and the Shelf Drilling Mentor jack-up rigs for operations offshore Nigeria for firm durations of 16 months and 8 months, respectively. The combined estimated contract value for the two rigs is approximately USD 93 million…

South Africa Gives go-ahead for TotalEnergies to Drill Offshore

Oct 03, 2023

South Africa's environment ministry has given the go-ahead for TotalEnergies TTEF.PA to drill offshore for gas and oil, after rejecting an appeal from more than a dozen individuals and lobby groups who intend challenging the decision.The appeal…

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