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Blighter's Radars to Protect Oil Platforms Offshore W. Africa

Dec 07, 2021

UK-based designer and manufacturer of electronic-scanning radars and surveillance solutions Blighter Surveillance System has said it has won a contract to provide its C400 series onshore and offshore installation security radars to protect a…

Angola: Chevron Extends Offshore Block 0 Concession through 2050

Dec 07, 2021

U.S. oil major Chevron said Monday its Angolan affiliate Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited (CABGOC) had secured an extension of the Block 0 concession, offshore Cabinda province, in Angola.The agreement extends the concession for 20 years, through 2050…

FAR's Gambia Well Finds Oil Traces. Side-track Required after 'Significant Fluid Losses'

Dec 06, 2021

FAR, an Australian oil and gas company that began drilling at the Bambo-1 exploratory well in Block A2 off the coast of The Gambia last month, said Monday the well had encountered oil traces but would have to be plugged and side-tracked after…

S. Africans Protest against Shell's Offshore Oil Exploration

Dec 06, 2021

South Africans took to their beaches on Sunday to protest against plans by Royal Dutch Shell to do seismic oil exploration they say will threaten marine wildlife such as whales, dolphins, seals, and penguins on a pristine coastal stretch.A South…

Shell Wins Court Case to Kick Off Seismic Surveys Offshore South Africa

Dec 03, 2021

A South African high court on Friday struck down an urgent application brought by environmentalists to stop oil major Royal Dutch Shell from starting seismic surveys to explore for petroleum systems off the eastern seaboard's popular Wild Coast…

TotalEnergies Starts Production from CLOV Phase 2, Offshore Angola

Dec 03, 2021

French oil major TotalEnergies said Friday it had started production from the CLOV Phase 2 in Angola, a project connected to the existing CLOV FPSO.Sitting approximately 140 kilometers from the Angolan coast, in water depths from 1,100 to 1…

TotalEnergies Spuds 'High-impact' Venus-1X Well Offshore Namibia

Dec 01, 2021

TotalEnergies has spudded the Venus-1X offshore exploration well in Namibia's Block 2913B (PEL 56). The well, seen as potentially transformational for the Namibian oil industry, is being drilled in 3,000 meters water depth.The news of the drilling…

Shell Eyes Return to Libya

Nov 30, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell is considering a return to Libya with a plan to develop new oil and gas fields and infrastructure, as well as a solar project, two sources said, a decade after exiting the North African country because of unrest.The plan, details of which were seen by Reuters…

Seplat Looking to Buy Exxon's Shallow Water Fields in Nigeria

Nov 29, 2021

Nigeria's Seplat Energy along with a partner is in talks to buy ExxonMobil's shallow-water oilfields in the African nation, the company said on Monday, cautioning there was no certainty about the outcome.In recent years, Exxon has been exiting…

Snam Buys Stake in Algerian Gas Pipelines from Eni

Nov 29, 2021

Italy's Snam has agreed to buy a stake in pipelines carrying Algerian gas into Italy in a move that could pave the way for hydrogen imports from Africa into Europe.Europe's biggest gas infrastructure group said on Saturday it would pay energy company Eni 385 million euros ($436 million) for a 49…

Greece Teams up with Egypt on Gas Supply, Infrastructure

Nov 25, 2021

Greece and Egypt agreed on Thursday to expand their cooperation in the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and examine the possibility of constructing a subsea gas pipeline between the two countries, the Greek energy ministry said.Greece, which mainly imports gas from Algeria…

BP Starts Production at Angola's Platina Oilfield

Nov 25, 2021

BP said on Thursday it had started production at the Platina oilfield offshore Angola, helping Africa's second biggest oil exporter slow a decline in output.The Platina field will be linked to BP's existing Greater Plutonio floating production…

FAR Spuds Bambo-1 Well Offshore The Gambia

Nov 15, 2021

Australian oil and gas firm FAR has started drilling at the Bambo-1 exploration well in Block A2, offshore The Gambia.'The Stena IceMax drillship arrived on site on 12 November Gambian time and after completing preparations, has successfully spudded the well…

Tullow, PetroSA Pre-empt Kosmos, Oxy Offshore Deal in Ghana

Nov 12, 2021

Oil and gas companies Tullow Oil and PetroSA have decided to pre-empt the sale of Occidental Petroleum’s interests in the Jubilee and TEN fields offshore Ghana to Kosmos Energy, as announced in October.This doesn’t mean Kosmos will not increase its interests in the said fields…

Africa's Sights Set on Oil and Gas Haul Despite Global Shift

Nov 12, 2021

Several African countries plan to exploit their oil and gas reserves to tackle poverty and energy shortages, representatives gathered in Dubai said this week in the face of pressure to end fossil fuel extraction to curb global warming.Officials…

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