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Trident Energy Enters Congo’s Oil and Gas Sector with Chevron and TotalEnergies Deals

Apr 25, 2024

U.K.-based oil and gas company Trident Energy has strengthened its presence in Africa through an agreement with Chevron to acquire its share in several fields offshore Congo, in addition to the earlier deal made with TotalEnergies.Trident Energy…

Sintana Energy Expands Orange Basin Scope Offshore Namibia

Apr 25, 2024

Oil and gas company Sintana Energy has entered into agreement to acquire up to 67% shares of Giraffe Energy Investments, the owner of a 33% interest in petroleum exploration license 79 (PEL 79) which governs blocks 2815 and 2915 offshore Namibia…

Namibia Targets First Oil Production from Venus Field in 2029/2030

Apr 24, 2024

Namibia is aiming for first oil production from TotalEnergies’ Venus field in 2029/2030, the country's petroleum commissioner Maggy Shino said on Wednesday.The southern African country, which is yet to produce any oil or gas, has become a global…

TotalEnergies Grows Stake in Giant Moho Field Offshore Congo

Apr 24, 2024

TotalEnergies has signed an agreement with Trident Energy combining the acquisition of an additional 10% interest in the Moho license from Trident Energy and the sale its 53.5% interest in the Nkossa and Nsoko II licenses offshore Congo.TotalEnergies…

Galp Seeks to Sell Stake in Namibia Oilfield After Discovery

Apr 23, 2024

Portuguese oil company Galp Energia has launched the sale of half of its stake in an exploration block offshore Namibia where it has made a major oil discovery, three industry sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.Galp's Mopane discovery…

Noble Corporation’s Drillship Seizes Africa’s Drilling Opportunities

Apr 23, 2024

Offshore drilling firm Noble Corporation has informed about two new drilling campaigns secured for its Noble Venturer drillship in Africa, which is currently employed on drilling assignment with Tullow Oil offshore Ghana.Following the early…

Trident Energy to Restart Drilling Campaign Off Equatorial Guinea with Noble Venturer Drillship

Apr 23, 2024

Trident Energy, has on behalf of the joint venture partners, awarded a contract to Noble Corporation for its Noble Venturer drillship, which is scheduled to restart the infill drilling at the Ceiba Field and Okume Complex offshore Equatorial Guinea…

Techouse Delivers Voyageur Spirit FPSO Equipment

Apr 22, 2024

Norwegian company Techouse has delivered a new sulphate removal unit (SRU) that will be installed on board the Voyageur Spirit FPSO, which is set for deployment at Eni-operated Baleine oil field offshore Côte d'Ivoire.Having secured the contract in May 2023…

Galp Concludes First Phase of Mopane Exploration Campaign Offshore Namibia

Apr 22, 2024

Portuguese oil company Galp has successfully completed the first phase of the Mopane exploration campaign in the PEL 83 block offshore Namibia, and started a process of evaluating commerciality of oil discoveries made in the past months.Galp (80%…

Türkiye Aims to Drill for Oil Off Somali Coast Next Year

Apr 19, 2024

Türkiye hopes to conduct a deep-sea oil drilling operation off the Somali coast in 2025, Energy Minister Alparslan Bayraktar said on Friday in an interview on broadcaster NTV.Türkiye and Somalia signed an offshore oil and natural gas cooperation deal last month…

Petrofac Lands $350M Deal for Work Off Equatorial Guinea

Apr 18, 2024

Oilfield services provider Petrofac has secured a technical services contract from the national oil company of Equatorial Guinea GEPetrol to support the operations of Block B assets.Under the contract, valued at around $350 million over five years…

PetroNor E&P Strikes Oil at Congo’s PNGF Sud Field Well

Apr 11, 2024

Oil and gas company PetroNor E&P has encountered oil bearing sandstones in a new well drilled by Dixstone Drilling’s Axima jack-up rig at Perenco-operated PNGF Sud field, offshore Congo.The Axima rig started drilling the new Tchibeli North East infill well on February 8 2024…

Stena Forth Drillship Up for Morocco Job as Energean Assumes Operatorship of Two Licenses

Apr 11, 2024

Moroccan authorities have approved the partnership agreement Chariot signed with Energean regarding the interest and operatorship of Lixus and Rissana licences, as Stena Drilling’s Stena Forth drillship gets the job for new appraisal well.The partnership agreements between Chariot and Energean…

PGS Secures 3D Contract in South Atlantic

Apr 08, 2024

Marine seismic data company PGS has received a letter of award for a large 3D contract offshore South Atlantic margin from a multiclient company.A Ramform Titan-class vessel is scheduled for mobilization in June, with a forecast acquisition duration of up to 300 days…

Argeo Venture to Set Sail to West Africa Under $39M TotalEnergies Deal

Apr 04, 2024

Norwegian offshore services company Argeo has signed a contract with TotalEnergies for deepwater work offshore West Africa.The work will be carried out by Argeo Venture as part of the contract that will occupy the vessel for the remainder of 2024…

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