Senegal News

 

'Bittersweet Exit' - FAR to Sell Stake in Senegal Offshore Block to India's ONGC

Nov 12, 2020

Australian oil and gas company FAR has agreed to sell its stake in Woodside-operated offshore blocks in Senegal, containing the Sangomar development, to India's ONGC Videsh.FAR has been working to sell its Senegal assets for months, as the company had been in default over the payments of its share of costs for the development of the $4.2 billion Sangomar project, after failing to secure a loan to finance its obligations…

Shearwater to Shoot Seismic for Total in Senegal

Nov 11, 2020

Marine seismic data acquisition firm Shearwater GeoServices has secured a contract for a large towed streamer 3D acquisition and Fast Track processing project with the French oil major Total in Senegal.The exploration survey covers 5,000 sq…

Nexans' Umbilicals for Senegal's First Offshore Oil Project

Oct 01, 2020

Offshore cable solutions provider Nexans will deliver subsea umbilicals for Senegal's first offshore oil field, the Sangomar.Subsea 7 awarded Nexans a contract to design and manufacture 46km of umbilicals for the Woodside-operated field. Subsea…

Oil & Gas to Drive Unprecedented Growth in Senegal, President Says

Sep 29, 2020

Senegal is expected to achieve unprecedented economic growth of 13.7% in 2023, thanks to the development of new oil and gas fields, President Macky Sall said on Tuesday.Oil was discovered in Senegal in 1961, but reserves big enough for commercial exploitation have been found only in recent years…

Woodside, Cairn Ink Binding Deal for Senegal Oil Field Rights Transfer

Sep 04, 2020

Australian oil and gas giant Woodside has signed binding agreements with Cairn for the acquisition of Cairn's 40 percent interest in Woodside-operated offshore oil blocks in Senegal.The firm deal, announced Friday, comes after Cairn had in July agreed to sell its interest in the Rufisque Offshore…

FAR OK with Cairn's Sangomar Stake Sale. Won't Trigger Buy Option

Aug 27, 2020

FAR, an Australian oil and gas company with a share in the $4.2 billion Sangomar oil and gas field in Senegal, will not stand in the way to its partner Cairn divesting its stake in the project.Namely, Cairn last month agreed to sell its 40% ownership in the Woodside-operated Rufisque…

Russia's Lukoil to Buy Cairn's Stake in Sangomar Field Offshore Senegal

Jul 27, 2020

Russian oil company Lukoil has signed an agreement with Cairn Energy to acquire a 40% interest in the Rufisque, Sangomar and Sangomar Deep) - RSSD - project offshore Senegal for $300 million in cash. The agreement also provides for potential…

FAR Misses Sangomar Payment

Jun 24, 2020

Australian-listed oil and gas company FAR Ltd said on Wednesday its Senegalese unit had defaulted on its obligations to the Sangomar joint venture, as the company looked to sell its interest in the project.The company owns 15% of the Sangomar oil and gas field being developed off Senegal…

Woodside: Sangomar on Track for First Oil in 2023

Jun 23, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Woodside has reiterated that its $4.2 billion Sangomar project offshore Senegal, is still on track to produce first oil in 2023.The company was responding to media reports stating that Senegal has been forced to…

FAR Struggling to Secure Cash for Sangomar Development

Mar 30, 2020

Australian oil company FAR, a partner in the recently sanctioned Woodside-operated Sangomar offshore oil field in Senegal, has said that its ability to secure a loan for its part of Sangomar capex has been compromised by the coronavirus pandemic and oil price crash…

Woodside, Partners in Talks over $4.2B Sangomar Project Timing

Mar 25, 2020

Woodside Petroleum and its partners are in talks on the timing of their $4.2 billion Sangomar oil project off Senegal, with coronavirus restrictions and collapsing oil prices hampering work on the project.Woodside, Cairn Energy Plc, FAR Ltd…

EMGS: Senegal/Mauritania Survey Delayed due to COVID-19

Mar 23, 2020

Norwegian marine survey company EMGS has informed that BP has decided to delay a CSEM Survey offshore Senegal and Mauritania.The contract was awarded to EMGS in June 2019 and was supposed to begin in March 2020. This will now not happen.'EMGS…

TGS in Senegal Seismic Survey

Feb 19, 2020

Norwegian seismic data provider TGS has said it has completed the acquisition of its latest 3D survey offshore Senegal, SN-UDO-19. This latest stand-alone survey is located in northern Senegal and follows a further recently completed survey…

Woodside Wins Senegal Case

Feb 14, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Far has lost a case against its compatriot Woodside in which it challenged Woodside's acquisition of ConocoPhillips' stake in the SNE field off Senegal in 2016, claiming pre-emption rights. The field is now known as Sangomar…

Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Partners Sign LNG Sales Deal with BP

Feb 12, 2020

Kosmos Energy has said that it has, with its partners in the offshore Senegal/Mauritania Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project, signed a deal to sell 2.45 million tonnes per annum of LNG to BP's subsidiary BP Gas Marketing.The sales and purchase agreement is valid for an initial term of up to 20 years…

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