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Victoria Oil & Gas Updates Logbaba Development Drilling
Cameroon >> 8/17/2017 - Victoria Oil & Gas Plc is pleased to provide an update on the Group's drilling operations, which are managed by Gaz du Cameroon (GDC), a wholly owned subsidiary of VOG. ...
EBRD & Green Climate Fund to Support Major Renewable Energy Project
EBRD & Green Climate Fund to Support Major Renewable Energy Project Egypt >> 8/17/2017 - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) are teaming up to make a major contribution to a US$ 1 billion renewable energy project in Egypt. ...
Sirius Shares Temporarily Suspended Pending AIM Re-Admission Document
Nigeria >> 8/16/2017 - Sirius Petroleum, the investing company focused on oil and gas exploration and development opportunities in Nigeria, is pleased to announce that a Joint Operating Agreement has now been signed by Siri...
NNPC Says its Production Costs Cut to $23 a Barrel
Nigeria >> 8/16/2017 - Nigeria's production cost per barrel of crude oil is down to $23, the state oil company said, after the country last month said the cost was $29 a barrel, one of the highest levels in the world. The N...
Protesters Drag Shell Niger Delta Oil Facility Shutdown into 5th Day
Nigeria >> 8/15/2017 - Protesters dragged the shutdown of a Shell crude oil facility in the Niger Delta into its fifth day, after storming the flow station demanding jobs and infrastructure development last week. Echoing a ...
KBA(E) & Batok Offshore to Deliver Range of Services in West Africa
Nigeria >> 8/15/2017 - KB Associates Europe Limited KBA(E) is delighted to announce a new partnership with the local representative – Batok Offshore and Oil Services Nigeria Limited for the arrangement of KBA(E)’s specialis...
Standard Bank Seeks to Raise $3b for Ugandan Oil Pipeline
Uganda >> 8/15/2017 - Standard Bank Group Ltd.’s Ugandan unit plans to raise $3 billion for a crude pipeline by the second half of next year as the East African country prepares to start oil production by 2020. ...
African Petroleum Awaits Government Feedback Regarding A1 & A4 Licences
Gambia >> 8/14/2017 - Further to the announcement on 20 July 2017 regarding African Petroleum’s A1 and A4 licences in The Gambia, the Company confirms that it continues to await feedback from the government of The Gambia o...
Hyperdynamics Updates Drilling Status of Fatala-1 Well
Guinea >> 8/14/2017 - Hyperdynamics Corporation provided an update on the drilling status on the Fatala-1 exploration well offshore the Republic of Guinea as it nears completion of the initial portion of the well. ...
Sirius Signs US$10m Financing Agreement for Ororo Field Crude
Nigeria >> 8/14/2017 - Sirius Petroleum, the investing company focused on oil and gas exploration and development opportunities in Nigeria, is pleased to announce that following completion of technical due diligence on the ...
Erin Energy Spuds Oyo-9 Well Offshore Nigeria
Nigeria >> 8/14/2017 - Erin Energy Corporation (Erin Energy) has commenced drilling of the Oyo-9 well (Oyo-9). Oyo-9 is being drilled with the Pacific Bora sixth-generation drilling rig on the Oyo field offshore Nigeria. Th...
Orca & Swala Discuss Regarding Investment in Orca Group
Tanzania >> 8/14/2017 - Orca Exploration Group Inc. (Orca) confirms that it is in discussions with Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) plc regarding a possible minority investment in PAE PanAfrican Energy Corporation (PAEM), a Maurit...
Invitation for International Bid Round for Exploration & Production Service Agreement 2017
Invitation for International Bid Round for Exploration & Production Service Agreement 2017 Egypt >> 8/13/2017 - The General Petroleum Company (GPC) invites petroleum companies in the fields of exploration and production (oil & gas) to submit offers for undertaking oil and gas exploration and production services...
Hundreds of Protesters Storm Shell Oil Facility in Niger Delta
Nigeria >> 8/11/2017 - Hundreds of Nigerians stormed a crude oil facility and gas plant owned by Shell in the Niger Delta demanding jobs and infrastructure development, a Reuters witness said. Echoing a common complaint in ...
Tullow Oil Launches Oil and Gas Exploration in Zambia
Zambia >> 8/11/2017 - British company Tullow Oil started exploring for oil and gas in Zambia, Africa's No.2 copper producer, as the country pushes to diversify its economy and reduce its reliance on the industrial metal. C...
ENI and Anadarko to Build LNG Terminals in Mozambique
Mozambique >> 8/10/2017 - Italy's ENI and U.S. oil and gas firm Anadarko signed agreements with the Mozambique government to build two liquefied natural gas terminals in the southern African country. The terminals will be buil...
ABB software solution to improve outage response at major U.S. utility
Swaziland >> 8/10/2017 - ABB has successfully delivered its latest distribution and outage management systems to ComEd, a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation, the United States’ leading energy provider. The software solu...
Africa Oil Supply - July 2017
Africa Oil Supply - July 2017 Congo >> 8/9/2017 - Africa’s oil supply is projected to grow by 50 tb/d to average 1.87 mb/d in 2017 (excluding Equatorial Guinea that joined OPEC on 25 May 2017). It is expected that oil production in 2017 will grow in ...
Foreign Oil Firms' Egypt Investments $8.1b in 2016-2017
Foreign Oil Firms' Egypt Investments $8.1b in 2016-2017 Egypt >> 8/9/2017 - Investment by foreign oil firms in Egypt rose to $8.1 billion in 2016-2017 from $6.6 billion a year earlier, Petroleum Minister Tarek El-Molla told Reuters on Wednesday. ...
Atwood Oceanics Wins New Contract for Atwood Achiever
Mauritania >> 8/9/2017 - One of Atwood Oceanics, Inc. subsidiaries agreed to a one well contract at an undisclosed day rate for operations offshore Northwest Africa with Kosmos Energy Ventures for the ultra-deepwater rig, the...
ACWA Power Awarded 3 Solar PV Projects of Egypt FiT Program II
ACWA Power Awarded 3 Solar PV Projects of Egypt FiT Program II Egypt >> 8/8/2017 - Eng, Gamal Abd-Al Rehem, Chairman of the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) and Mr. Mohammad Abunayyan, Chairman of ACWA Power, attended the signing of the Power Purchase Agreement with ...
Wartsila to Supply 22 MW Power Plant to Morocco
Morocco >> 8/7/2017 - Wartsila is to supply a 22 MW baseload power plant to Morocco’s state utility under an EPC contract. The power plant consists of two Wartsila 46 engines, operating on heavy fuel oil with the capabilit...
Cairn Energy Provides SNE North-1 Exploration Well Result
Senegal >> 8/7/2017 - Cairn is pleased to announce the results of the SNE North-1 exploration well offshore Senegal. The well encountered oil and gas in the primary objective and oil in the deeper secondary objective, in a...
Uganda Picks GE for Group to Develop Oil Refinery Project
Uganda >> 8/7/2017 - Uganda chose a group including General Electric Co. to build and operate a 60,000-barrel-a-day refinery that will process crude from fields being developed by Total SA and Tullow Oil Plc. ...
Forte Oil in Talks on Refinery Deal to Boost Capacity
Nigeria >> 8/5/2017 - Nigeria's Forte Oil said it was in talks with a major refinery to form a strategic partnership for local refining of petroleum products in Africa's top oil exporter, its chief executive said. Nigeria ...
Egypt’s General Petroleum Production Rates 'unprecedented'
Egypt’s General Petroleum Production Rates 'unprecedented' Egypt >> 8/4/2017 - Egypt’s state-owned General Petroleum Company has reached unprecedented production rates of 57,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day, the petroleum ministry said in a Friday statement. ...
Natref Refinery to Reach Full Output after Disruption
South Africa >> 8/4/2017 - South Africa's 108,000 barrel-a-day Natref refinery, operated by Sasol and Total will reach full output this weekend after an explosion and power cuts the last three months, a spokesman said. ...
NNPC Signs Agreements to Boost FG Revenue by $16 Billion
Nigeria >> 8/3/2017 - Two sets of alternative financing agreements on Joint Venture (JV) projects to boost reserves and production in line with government’s aspiration were executed in London between the Nigerian National ...
West African Oil Booms as Refineries Cash in on High Margins
Angola >> 8/2/2017 - Booming refinery profits are helping West African oil producers sell cargoes quickly, aided by a shortage in certain types of crude amid OPEC production cuts and Venezuelan troubles. A fight for sour ...
Boko Haram Wing Tied to IS Marks Resurgence by Kidnapping Oil Workers
Nigeria >> 8/2/2017 - A Boko Haram faction with ties to Islamic State and responsible for the kidnapping of a Nigerian oil prospecting team which led to at least 37 people being killed has become a deadly force capable of ...
Nigeria to Extend Gas Pipeline to Cote d’ Ivoire
Nigeria >> 8/2/2017 - The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) would be extended from Ghana to Cote d’ Ivoire as part of the Federal Government West African energy in...
ABB to Launch New Flush-Mounted Rotary LED-Dimmer
Swaziland >> 8/2/2017 - ABB, the pioneering technology leader, is about to launch the successor to their extremely popular flush-mounted rotary dimmer 6523 U-102. With LED lights representing the most modern and efficient so...
ABB Provides the First Ever Sustainable Modular Protection Automation
Swaziland >> 8/2/2017 - ABB, the pioneering technology leader, has incorporated new Sustainable Modular Protection (SMP) standards into two separate pilot projects and provided full EPC support for Pacific Gas and Electric C...
Aminex Appoints Chief Operating Officer & Head of Legal
Tanzania >> 8/2/2017 - Aminex is pleased to announce the appointments of Aaron LeBlanc as Chief Operating Officer with immediate effect and Brian Cassidy as Head of Legal effective 1 September 2017. ...
OMV Closes Divestment of Ashtart Field in Tunisia
Tunisia >> 8/2/2017 - OMV, the international integrated oil and gas company based in Vienna, closed the sale of its 50% stake in the Ashtart oil field, an offshore field in the Gulf of Gabes, Tunisia, as well as OMV’s 50% ...
Ambush on Nigeria Oil Team to Hamper Buhari's Recovery Plan
Nigeria >> 8/1/2017 - An attack by Islamist militants on an oil exploration team in Nigeria’s northeast has hurt the government’s ambition to find new crude reserves and quashed hopes of a quick recovery of the West Africa...
Pacific Bora Drilling Rig Arrives to Oyo Field
Nigeria >> 8/1/2017 - Erin Energy Corporation (Erin Energy or the Company) announced the arrival of the Pacific Bora drilling rig to the Oyo field offshore Nigeria. Erin Energy plans to use Pacific Bora to drill the Oyo-9 ...
Anadarko Reaches Significant Mozambique LNG Milestone
Mozambique >> 7/31/2017 - Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) had finalized two agreements with the Government of Mozambique – together known as the "marine concessions" – which would allow it to design, build and operate the...
Air Products Wins Contract for Coral South FLNG Project
Mozambique >> 7/31/2017 - Air Products (APD), the world’s leader in liquefied natural gas (LNG) technology and equipment, announced an agreement with TP JGC Coral France for the supply of its proprietary cryogenic coil wound h...
Nigeria to Continue Oil Exploration in Lake Chad Basin Despite Kidnapping
Nigeria >> 7/31/2017 - Nigerian scientists will continue to search for oil in the restive Lake Chad Basin region despite a kidnapping of some researchers by suspected Boko Haram members, a university and state oil firm NNPC...
DeepOcean Acquires Searov Offshore SAS
Congo >> 7/30/2017 - DeepOcean has acquired French company Searov Offshore SAS and has expanded its presence in West Africa. Searov, established in 2008, is an agile and cost effective ROV service provider with a strong f...
Schneider Electric Inaugurates Renovated Electrical Lab in Kenya
Kenya >> 7/29/2017 - Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, in partnership with the Salesian Don Bosco Foundation in Kenya inaugurated the new electrical lab at the Don Bosco Boys T...
Saipem Awarded Contract Worth $900M for Zohr Field
Saipem Awarded Contract Worth $900M for Zohr Field Egypt >> 7/28/2017 - Saipem and Petrobel have finalized offshore contract variations worth 900 million USD for Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) activities in relation to the “Optimised Ramp U...
Boko Haram Attack on Oil Team Killed 48
Nigeria >> 7/28/2017 - An attack on a Nigerian oil exploration team by Boko Haram Islamist militants killed at least 48 people, hospital and military officials in the northeast city of Maiduguri said. Those who died in the ...
Halliburton Resolves Investigations Regarding Angola & Iraq Operations
Angola >> 7/27/2017 - Halliburton Company announced the resolution of the previously disclosed investigations regarding the Company's operations in Angola and Iraq. These investigations began after the Company received an ...
Halliburton to Pay $29.2m to Settle US Charges Tied to Angola
Angola >> 7/27/2017 - Oil company Halliburton Co will pay $29.2 million to settle civil charges it violated federal anti-bribery rules related to books, record-keeping and internal accounting controls while doing business ...
Egypt Expects Gas Output to Hit 6.2 b cubic feet per day by End-2017/18
Egypt Expects Gas Output to Hit 6.2 b cubic feet per day by End-2017/18 Egypt >> 7/27/2017 - Egypt expects its natural gas production to rise to 6.2 billion cubic feet per day by the end of the 2017/2018 fiscal year which began this month, Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla told Reuters on Thu...
CMT’s Leading Biomass Series to Host ‘BIOMASS TRADE & BIOENERGY AFRICA’ Summit
South Africa >> 7/27/2017 - The Biomass Series in Africa has on-board some of the early movers of Africa’s unexploited biomass and biogas energy markets. South Africa’s power utility – Eskom that is planning to build its first b...
Nigeria Rescues Oil Firm Staff Kidnapped by Suspected Boko Haram
Nigeria >> 7/26/2017 - Nigeria's military has rescued all members of an oil survey team kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants, it said in a statement, after they were taken in the country's conflict-ridden northeast. ...
Nigeria's Aims to Diversify as 'Era of Oil Booms' Ends
Nigeria >> 7/26/2017 - Nigeria plans to cut its oil exploration costs and move away from reliance on crude for export revenues, according to a national petroleum policy approved by the federal executive council this week. A...
Nigeria's Acting President to Return to Restive Oil Heartlands
Nigeria >> 7/25/2017 - Nigeria's acting president will meet again with community leaders from the Niger Delta oil heartlands next week, his spokesman said, in a bid to shore up a fragile truce between militants and the gove...
IMF Sees Oil Making Up as Much as 4% of Battered Uganda Economy
Uganda >> 7/25/2017 - Uganda's new-found oil reserves may account for as much as 4 percent of its economy annually in coming years if managed well, the International Monetary Fund's country chief says. IMF Mission Chief fo...
Total & Worldline with InTouch to Support Deployment of Guichet Unique
Cameroon >> 7/24/2017 - Total and Worldline [Euronext: WLN] signed binding technological, commercial and financing agreements with African fintech InTouch on July 13, 2017. Under the agreements, Total and Worldline will supp...
Windfire to Acquire Off-Shore Oil Blocks in Namibia
Namibia >> 7/24/2017 - Windfire Capital Corp. (Windfire) has signed a letter of intent (the "Letter of Intent"), dated July 24, 2017, with DMiner Asset Management Inc. (DMiner), pursuant to which Windfire proposes to acquir...
Eland Oil & Gas Provides Update on Nigeria Operations
Nigeria >> 7/24/2017 - Eland Oil & Gas PLC, an oil and gas production and development company operating in West Africa with an initial focus on Nigeria, is pleased to provide an operational update for the six months ended 3...
Sparrows Group & SPIE Seal 1st Joint Cranes Contract in Congo
Sparrows Group & SPIE Seal 1st Joint Cranes Contract in Congo Congo >> 7/20/2017 - Sparrows Group and SPIE Oil & Gas Services have secured our first joint delivery project, which is in West Africa, after Total E&P Congo awarded us the crane maintenance contract on the Moho Nord deve...
Signing Two Agreements for Conducting Geophysical Survey in the Red Sea
Signing Two Agreements for Conducting Geophysical Survey in the Red Sea Egypt >> 7/20/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources announced that the Red Sea maritime border demarcation agreement with Saudi Arabia grants Egypt the opportunity to start Petroleum acti...
African Petroleum Lets Blocks Sale Exclusivity Clause Lapse
Gambia >> 7/20/2017 - African Petroleum has agreed to let an exclusive agreement lapse in talks to sell oil licences in Gambia and Senegal, it said. African Petroleum had been in negotiations to sell a 70 percent stake in ...
Nigeria Oil Thieves Keep a Lid on Output Even as Bombs Abate
Nigeria >> 7/20/2017 - The Agbada 2 flow station should have been buzzing with activity, pumping crude to one of Nigeria’s largest export terminals. Instead it was idle in the muggy, mid-morning heat as Wilcox Emmanuel, the...
Aminex Expects to Submit Ntorya FDP in Early September
Tanzania >> 7/20/2017 - Aminex has now received a further payment from Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) for Kiliwani gas sales. The Company continues to work with TPDC to bring arrears fully up to date. Amin...
Discussions with the Australian Ambassador to Egypt in Oil & Gas Domians
Discussions with the Australian Ambassador to Egypt in Oil & Gas Domians Egypt >> 7/19/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources received Mr Neil Hawkins, Australia’s Ambassador to Egypt. They discussed the joint projects in oil, gas and mineral resources domains ...
Gambia President Meets African Petroleum CEO over Oil Licences
Gambia >> 7/19/2017 - Gambia's President Adama Barrow has met with African Petroleum's chief executive to discuss the status of its exploration licences, which oil ministry officials previously said had expired, the compan...
Sound Energy Provides Updates on TE-7 Well
Morocco >> 7/19/2017 - Sound Energy, the African and European focused upstream gas company, is pleased to provide an update on the TE-7 extended well test, including an initial measurement of the reservoir pressure build-up...
Wentworth Resources Provides Update on its Mnazi Bay Asset
Tanzania >> 7/19/2017 - Wentworth, the Oslo Stock Exchange and AIM listed independent, East Africa-focused oil & gas company, is providing an update to shareholders. ...
Panoro Approves FID on the Development of Dussafu Fields
Gabon >> 7/18/2017 - Pan Petroleum Gabon B.V. (a fully owned subsidiary of Panoro Energy ASA) has approved the operator’s proposed work program and budget to move forward at full speed with the development of the Dussafu ...
MODEC Awarded Turret Mooring System Supply Contract
Mozambique >> 7/18/2017 -  SOFEC, Inc. (SOFEC), a MODEC Group company, has been awarded the Turret Mooring System Supply Contract for the Coral South Project by the joint venture consisting of TechnipFMC and JGC Corporation. T...
Egypt Sets Sights on Doubling Natural Gas Output by 2020
Egypt Sets Sights on Doubling Natural Gas Output by 2020 Egypt >> 7/17/2017 - Three recently discovered major gas fields are expected to raise Egypt's natural gas output by 50 percent in 2018 and 100 percent in 2020, the petroleum ministry said. ...
Hyperdynamics to be Granted Two Year Appraisal Period
Guinea >> 7/17/2017 - Hyperdynamics Corporation has received a letter from the Government of Guinea confirming that a two-year appraisal period will be granted to the consortium of SCS Corporation Ltd. (SCS), a wholly owne...
The 5th Africa Oil & Gas Summit 2017 in Cape Town
South Africa >> 7/16/2017 - Don't miss out on the best networking opportunity in the industry this year, join us in beautiful Cape Town for the 5th Annual Africa Oil & Gas Summit! Africa's Oil & Gas sector continues to show ...
DoJ Seeks Forfeiture of Assets in Nigerian Corruption Complaint
Nigeria >> 7/14/2017 - The Department of Justice announced the filing of a civil complaint seeking the forfeiture and recovery of approximately $144 million in assets that are allegedly the proceeds of foreign corruption of...
Discussions with the EU Deputy GM for Energy in the Oil and Gas Domains
Discussions with the EU Deputy GM for Energy in the Oil and Gas Domains Egypt >> 7/13/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources received Christopher Jones, Deputy General Manager for Energy in the European Union Commission and the accompanying delegation. During ...
Russia's Rosneft Plans to Open Mozambique Office
Mozambique >> 7/13/2017 - Rosneft is preparing to open an office in Mozambique, a senior Mozambican diplomat said, a further sign that the Russian oil major is eyeing oil and gas deals in Africa. Mozambique's Ambassador to Rus...
Africa Oil Week 2017 Announces A-List Speakers
South Africa >> 7/13/2017 - ITE is proud to announce its top-level speakers and sponsors for the 2017 edition of the globally recognised Africa Oil Week, the world’s longest running oil and gas conference on the African continen...
Minister of Petroleum Celebrating Final Installment Payment of EDCO Liquefaction Plant
Minister of Petroleum Celebrating Final Installment Payment of EDCO Liquefaction Plant Egypt >> 7/12/2017 - During a meeting organized by Shell on the occasion of final installment payment of EDCO liquefaction plant project, Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources clarified that EDC...
Global Petroleum Completes Seismic Acquisition in PEL 0029
Namibia >> 7/12/2017 - Global Petroleum announces the completion of the 2D seismic acquisition programme previously announced, in the Company's operated block (PEL 0029) in Namibia. The survey - comprising 834 km of full fo...
Borr Drilling Wins Jack-Up Contract by Total E&P Nigeria
Nigeria >> 7/11/2017 - Borr Drilling Limited (BORR), in conjunction with the Nigerian partner company Valiant Energy Services West Africa Limited (Valiant), has received a letter of commitment from Total E&P Nigeria Limited...
Ensco Wins Three Drillship Contracts Offshore West Africa
Ensco Wins Three Drillship Contracts Offshore West Africa Nigeria >> 7/11/2017 - Ensco plc has been awarded three drillship contracts offshore West Africa, representing an aggregate three years of contracted term and more than six additional years of options. ...
Cairn Energy Reports Succesful FAN South-1 Well Result
Senegal >> 7/11/2017 - Cairn announces the results of the FAN South-1 well in the South Fan prospect offshore Senegal. The Stena DrillMAX drill ship performance continues to be excellent and operations have been safely and ...
Erin Energy to Spud Oyo-9 Well Offshore Nigeria
Nigeria >> 7/10/2017 - Erin Energy Corporation (Erin Energy) provided an update on its drilling operations that are expected to double production for the Company and also updated its plans for drilling one of its prime expl...
Oil & Gas Africa 2017 Begins Tomorrow in Cape Town
South Africa >> 7/10/2017 - Key industry speakers join midstream and downstream suppliers at the three-day focus for the energy sector in southern Africa from July 11 to 13. ...
IO Wins Gas Development Study Contract for Ntorya Field
Tanzania >> 7/10/2017 - Solo Oil has appointed io oil & gas consulting (IO), a Baker Hughes (a GE Company) and McDermott joint venture, to prepare a gas commercialisation study to assist with the development of the Ntorya fi...
ENI Pumps First Oil from Ghana's Sankofa Field
Ghana >> 7/6/2017 - Italian oil company ENI started oil production from the 45,000 barrel-per-day Sankofa field offshore Ghana, giving a boost to the West African country's plans to use its oil resources to revive its ec...
Egypt Hires Banks for Oil Company IPO, Starting Asset Sale Drive
Egypt Hires Banks for Oil Company IPO, Starting Asset Sale Drive Egypt >> 7/5/2017 - Egypt has hired three investment banks to manage the sale of part of its stake in local oil company Enppi, marking a key step in the government’s plan to privatize state-owned businesses. ...
Egypt's Parliament Passes Law Regulating Gas Market
Egypt's Parliament Passes Law Regulating Gas Market Egypt >> 7/5/2017 - Egypt's parliament passed a law establishing a gas regulatory authority that the government hopes will attract greater private sector participation in the country's rapidly expanding gas sector. ...
Gambia Approves Farm-out Deal between Erin Energy & FAR
Gambia >> 7/5/2017 - Erin Energy Corporation (Erin Energy) announced that the Government of the Republic of The Gambia has approved the farm-out agreement with FAR Ltd. (FAR), an Australian Securities Exchange listed oil ...
Successful Koba-1 Well Test
Morocco >> 7/5/2017 - Sound Energy, the Moroccan and European focused upstream gas company, is delighted to report the success of operations to date at the Koba-1 well at Sidi Moktar, onshore Morocco. ...
Nigeria Cabinet Approves National Gas Policy
Nigeria >> 7/5/2017 - Nigeria's cabinet has approved a national gas policy that aims to reduce the country's dependence on crude oil by increasing gas exploration and facilities, the oil ministry said in a statement. The p...
VOG Updates Logbaba Participation Agreement & Bomono Project
Cameroon >> 7/4/2017 - Victoria Oil & Gas is pleased to announce that Societe Nationale des Hydrocarbures (SNH), RSM Production Company (RSM) and Gaz du Cameroun S.A. (GDC) have agreed and signed a Participation Agreement t...
Truth about Ending Talks with African Petroleum for Blocks A1 & A4
Gambia >> 7/4/2017 - The Board of African Petroleum notes the article published on Reuters today regarding its A1 and A4 licences in The Gambia (the Licences). The Board of African Petroleum maintains that the comments as...
Odfjell Drilling Wins Drilling Contract Offshore South Africa
Odfjell Drilling Wins Drilling Contract Offshore South Africa South Africa >> 7/4/2017 - Further to the conditional letter of award (CLOA) as announced on 1 March 2017, Odfjell Drilling has been awarded the contract as described in the CLOA. The contract is awarded by Total E&P South Afri...
Tlou Energy Applies for Mining Licence for Lesedi CBM Project
Botswana >> 7/3/2017 - Tlou Energy Limited, the AIM and ASX listed company focused on delivering power in Botswana and southern Africa through the development of coal bed methane (CBM), has lodged a Mining Licence Applicati...
Talks between Minister of Petroleum and Vegas CEO
Talks between Minister of Petroleum and Vegas CEO Egypt >> 7/3/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources received David Evans, CEO of the Greek Company Vegas Oil & Gas and the company’s Vice President Lucas Triplepolis in the presence of En...
ONGC Videsh Acquires Interest from Tullow in PEL 37
Namibia >> 7/3/2017 - ONGC Videsh has signed definitive binding agreements with Tullow Namibia Limited (Tullow), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tullow Oil plc, on 28th June 2017 for acquiring 30% participating interest in Na...
Tanzania Passes Laws on Renegotiation of Mining & Gas Contracts
Tanzania >> 7/3/2017 - Tanzania's parliament passed two laws allowing the government to force mining and energy companies to renegotiate their contracts, despite pleas from the mining association for more time. Businesses h...
24th Annual Africa Oil Week 2017 – Strategic Way Forward For Africa’s Upstream Oil & Gas Industry
South Africa >> 7/2/2017 - ITE Group plc has been connecting businesses across the world’s oil, gas and energy landscape for more than two decades, spanning five continents. With the new addition to ITE’s portfolio we are pleas...
Egypt Received $7b in Foreign Funds to Support 79 Development Projects
Egypt Received $7b in Foreign Funds to Support 79 Development Projects Egypt >> 6/30/2017 - Egypt recieved development funds worth $7 billion to support 79 projects in 11 sectors in 2016, the investment and international cooperation ministry said. ...
Cairn Chooses Lloyd’s Register for Field Development Surveys in Senegal
Senegal >> 6/30/2017 - Cairn Energy PLC, one of Europe's leading independent oil and gas exploration and development companies, has chosen Lloyd’s Register (LR) to provide project management and technical assistance in thei...
Egypt's PM Says New Cut in Energy Subsidies Could not be Delayed
Egypt's PM Says New Cut in Energy Subsidies Could not be Delayed Egypt >> 6/29/2017 - After the Egyptian cabinet cut energy subsidies on Thursday, Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said that economic reform decisions on the part of the state could no longer be delayed. ...
Kenya Delays Crude Production until Oil Law Amendments Agreed
Kenya >> 6/29/2017 - Kenya has delayed plans to start crude oil production and exports until the government passes an amended law that includes setting out how revenues will be shared between national and county governmen...
NNPC, FIRST E&P and Schlumberger to Develop OML 83 & 85
Nigeria >> 6/29/2017 - Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), FIRST Exploration & Production (First E&P) and Schlumberger signed a tripartite agreement for development of the Anyala and Madu fields under OML 83 and...

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