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Eni Awarded Two New Blocks Offshore Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast (Cote D'Ivoire) >> 3/22/2017 - Eni has obtained majority stakes in two new exploration blocks off the shore of the Ivory Coast. The two blocks are located approximately 50 km from the country’s coastline. ...
Sinopec Buys First Major Refinery in Africa from Chevron
South Africa >> 3/22/2017 - China's Sinopec will pay almost $1 billion for a 75 percent stake in Chevron Corp's South African assets and its subsidiary in Botswana to secure its first major refinery in Africa, the companies anno...
Solo Oil Announces Investment in Helium One
Tanzania >> 3/22/2017 - Solo Oil plc, the natural resources investment company focused on acquiring and developing a diverse global non-operated portfolio of strategic oil and gas assets has agreed to acquire a 10% interest ...
Rosneft Signs Deal to Supply 10 LNG Cargoes to Egypt in 2017
Rosneft Signs Deal to Supply 10 LNG Cargoes to Egypt in 2017 Egypt >> 3/21/2017 - A trading unit of top Russian oil producer Rosneft has signed a deal to supply 10 liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes to the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company this year. The first delivery by Rosne...
TechnipFMC Awarded an Onshore Contract in Ghana
Ghana >> 3/21/2017 - TechnipFMC has been awarded a contract by ENI Ghana E&P Limited (a subsidiary of ENI, Ghana National Petroleum Company (GNPC) and Vitol), for the onshore part of the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) ...
Algerian State Energy Firm Sonatrach Replaces CEO
Algeria >> 3/20/2017 - Algerian state energy firm Sonatrach has replaced Chief Executive Amine Mazouzi after less than two years in the job with Abdelmoumen Ould Kadour, the energy ministry said. ...
Angola Ignores Odebrecht Corruption Links
Angola >> 3/20/2017 - Angola's authorities have ignored the admission by a Brazilian firm that it paid $50 million in bribes to secure contracts in the country, activists say, despite demands from watchdogs that it join in...
Commencement of Drilling Operations at South Disouq
Commencement of Drilling Operations at South Disouq Egypt >> 3/20/2017 - SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, is pleased to announce the commencement of drilling operations on the SD-1X well at its South Disouq concession in Nile Delta area of Egy...
Libya's NOC Expects to Regain Es Sider, Ras Lanuf Oil Ports
Libya >> 3/19/2017 - Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) has been coordinating with military forces from eastern Libya and has "no reason to believe" it will not regain control of the Es Sider and Ras Lanuf oil ports, ...
Talks with the New Head of the EU Delegation to Egypt
Talks with the New Head of the EU Delegation to Egypt Egypt >> 3/17/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources received Ambassador Ivan Surkos, the new Head of the EU Delegation to Egypt, where they reviewed mutual cooperation in the energy domai...
Nigerian Court Overturns Seizure of Oilfield from Shell & Eni
Nigeria >> 3/17/2017 - A Nigerian court on Friday overturned a request by Nigeria's financial crimes agency to seize an oilfield from Royal Dutch Shell and Eni. In January, a court had ordered the seizure of the OPL 245 oil...
Somali Force & Pirates Aboard Hijacked Vessel Exchange Fire
Somalia >> 3/17/2017 - Somali maritime forces have exchanged gunfire with the hijackers of an oil tanker in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland, the head of the maritime force said. The incident raised fears that hostage...
Sinopec Nears Deal to Buy Chevron's South African Assets
South Africa >> 3/17/2017 - China's Sinopec is nearing a deal to buy Chevron's South African oil assets for up to $1 billion (807.1 million pounds) to secure its first major refinery on the continent, several people familiar wit...
CNOOC Exercises its Pre-Emption Rights in Respect of Farm Down to Total
Uganda >> 3/17/2017 - On 9 January 2017, Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announced that it had agreed to farm-down 21.57% of its 33.33% interests in Exploration Areas 1, 1A, 2 and 3A in Uganda to Total E&P Uganda B.V. (Total) for ...
Tullow Hits Shareholders with Surprise Cash Call to Cut Debt
Uganda >> 3/17/2017 - Africa-focused Tullow Oil took investors by surprise with plans for a $750 million (605.33 million pounds) rights issue to help it pay down heavy debts amassed during the oil price downturn. Tullow sh...
Petroleum Minister Meets with Dana Gas GM in Egypt
Petroleum Minister Meets with Dana Gas GM in Egypt Egypt >> 3/16/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources received Eng. Iman Hill, Technical Director – GM of UAE & Egypt together with Mr. Said Arrata, member of Dana Gas Board, as they review...
Unpaid Wages, Sackings Stir New Tension in Nigeria's Oil Hub
Nigeria >> 3/16/2017 - The moment a group of Nigerian contractors met executives from Italian oil major ENI to discuss unpaid wages they started shouting, calling them fraudsters and liars until a police commander restored ...
Total Brings on Stream Moho Nord Deep Offshore Project
Congo >> 3/15/2017 - Total has started up production from the Moho Nord deep offshore project, located 75 kilometers offshore Pointe-Noire in the Republic of the Congo. Operated by the Group, the project has a production ...
Talks with Shell’s Executive Vice President
Talks with Shell’s Executive Vice President Egypt >> 3/15/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources received Eng. Sami Iskander, Shell’s Executive Vice President and Eng. Gasser Hanter, Country Chair and Managing Director of Shell Egyp...
Pirates Demand Ransom for Tanker Seized Off Somalia
Somalia >> 3/15/2017 - Pirates off the coast of Somalia, who hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew on board, are demanding a ransom for the release of the vessel, the EU Naval Force said. The pirates seized the ...
Engen to Ship Gasoil to Singapore in Rare Move
South Africa >> 3/15/2017 - South African petroleum company Engen is set to export a gasoil cargo to Singapore, according to trade sources and shipping data. The company has provisionally booked the Torm Horizon to transport 35,...
ABB Demonstrates Data Center Expertise with Dutch Data Center Operator Systemec
Swaziland >> 3/15/2017 - ABB outlined how its data center power solutions have enabled Dutch data center operator Systemec to secure 100 percent uptime and significant space savings with a focus on continuous power with no sp...
Somali Pirates Hijack First Commercial Ship since 2012
Somalia >> 3/14/2017 - Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew on board, Somali authorities said, the first time a commercial ship has been seized in the region since 2012. Security forces have been s...
ABB Ability™ Data Center Automation Delivers IT Asset Monitoring & Management with Intel® DCM
Swaziland >> 3/14/2017 - ABB just released a new version of Decathlon® for Data Centers, now named ABB AbilityTM Data Center Automation ABB has consolidated its digital products and services in the ABB AbilityTM offering in o...
Bernhard Jucker to Retire from Executive Roles at ABB
Swaziland >> 3/14/2017 - ABB announced that Bernhard Jucker (62), President of the Europe region and long term Member of the Group Executive Committee, has decided to retire from his executive roles effective June 30, 2017, a...
NAPEC 2017 Announces Its List of Speakers for Largest Oil and Gas Conference & Exhibition
Algeria >> 3/13/2017 - Senior representatives of major oil and gas companies from North Africa are expected to discuss the status of ongoing projects in the region and the key industry trends at the 7th NAPEC event to be he...
ALNAFT Prepares for Its Next Bidding Round, Awaits Better Market Conditions
Algeria >> 3/13/2017 - Algeria’s energy regulatory agency ALNAFT is waiting for favourable market conditions to launch its next bidding round. Sid Al Betata, President of ALNAFT, was speaking ahead of the North Africa Petro...
Hyperdynamics Signs a Tri-Party Protocol with Guinea Government & SAPETRO
Guinea >> 3/13/2017 - SCS Corporation Ltd. (SCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyperdynamics Corporation, has collectively executed on March 10, 2017 in Conakry a Tri-party Protocol "Protocol" with the Government of the Re...
Talks with BP’s CEO for Exploration & Production
Talks with BP’s CEO for Exploration & Production Egypt >> 3/12/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources received Mr. Bernard Looney, BP’s Chief Executive Officer for Upstream during his visit to Egypt, in the presence of Eng. Hesham Mekawi...
AFC Invests $25m in Egypt's Carbon Holdings
AFC Invests $25m in Egypt's Carbon Holdings Egypt >> 3/10/2017 - Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, has announced it is to invest US$25 million in Egyptian petrochemicals compa...
ExxonMobil to Acquire 25% Interest in Mozambique Area 4 from Eni
Mozambique >> 3/9/2017 - ExxonMobil and Eni have signed sale and purchase agreement to enable ExxonMobil to acquire from Eni a 25 percent indirect interest in the natural gas-rich Area 4 block, offshore Mozambique. Eni curren...
Wentworth Resources Updates Tanzania Reserves
Tanzania >> 3/9/2017 - Wentworth, the Oslo Stock Exchange (OSE: WRL) and AIM (AIM: WRL) listed independent, East Africa-focused oil & gas company, is pleased to announce the results of an independent evaluation of the gas r...
Chevron Starts Production at Mafumeira Sul Offshore Angola
Angola >> 3/8/2017 - Chevron Corporation announced that its subsidiary, Cabinda Gulf Oil Company (CABGOC) Limited, has commenced oil and gas production from the main production facility of the Mafumeira Sul project offsho...
Rosneft Buys Egyptian Crude for First Time in Tender
Rosneft Buys Egyptian Crude for First Time in Tender Egypt >> 3/8/2017 - The trading arm of Russia's state oil firm Rosneft bought three cargoes of Egypt's heavy sour Ras Gharib grade, the first time the company has bought Egyptian crude. Geneva-based Rosneft Trading won t...
Talks with the Minister of Energy & Mines of Peru
Talks with the Minister of Energy & Mines of Peru Egypt >> 3/8/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources met with Gonzalo Francisco Flores, Peruvian Minister of Energy & Mines to discuss the possibilities of exchanging information and exper...
Nigeria Could Triple Gas Reserves if NLNG Expansion Goes Ahead
Nigeria >> 3/8/2017 - Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company (NLNG) could unlock three times as much gas as the country's proven reserves and create hundreds of thousands of jobs if it goes ahead with a proposed expansion p...
Aminex Confirms Successful Ntorya-2 Well Test
Tanzania >> 3/8/2017 - Aminex is pleased to confirm that the Ntorya-2 appraisal well has now been successfully tested and is being suspended for future production. Ntorya-2 was drilled in the onshore Ruvuma Basin of souther...
The Minister Participates in the PDAC 2017 International Convention in Canada
The Minister Participates in the PDAC 2017 International Convention in Canada Egypt >> 3/7/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources participated in this year's Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Annual Convention at the Canadian city, Toronto. ...
Ghana Mulls Doubling Capacity of Planned 2nd Oil Refinery
Ghana >> 3/7/2017 - The operator of Ghana’s sole oil refinery said the planned capacity of a proposed second plant could be doubled as the West African nation targets exports to neighboring countries. Tema Oil Refinery w...
Nigeria Seeks Return to Strong Growth with Sweeping Reform Plan
Nigeria >> 3/7/2017 - Nigeria unveiled a sweeping economic recovery plan, including measures to reduce its dependence on oil and to relax foreign exchange restrictions, in a drive to pull Africa's largest economy out of it...
Cairn Energy Reports Results of Successful Appraisal Well SNE-5
Senegal >> 3/7/2017 - Cairn is pleased to announce the results of the SNE-5 appraisal well offshore Senegal where operations have been safely and successfully completed ahead of schedule and under budget following drilling...
Erin Energy Signs Drilling Rig Contract Offshore Nigeria
Erin Energy Signs Drilling Rig Contract Offshore Nigeria Nigeria >> 3/6/2017 - Erin Energy Corporation (Erin Energy) has executed a drilling services contract with Pacific Drilling for use of the Pacific Bora drilling rig. Erin Energy plans to use this rig to drill the Oyo-9 wel...
Shell Nigeria Shuts Bonga Field for at Least a Month
Nigeria >> 3/6/2017 - Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) halted production at Nigeria's Bonga oil field on March 4 for maintenance that will last at least a month. SNEPCo said in a statement that Bon...
Otto Grants One Year Extension to Kilosa-Kilombero Licence
Tanzania >> 3/6/2017 - Otto Energy Ltd (Otto) provides the following update on its activities in the Kilosa-Kilombero Licence, located onshore Tanzania. ...
Technical Update on Processing of Acquired Seismic Data on Block 2A
Kenya >> 3/3/2017 - Simba Energy Inc. (Simba) and Essel Group Middle East (EGME) are pleased to announce that the 2D seismic acquisition programme on Block 2A in Wajir, Kenya has been successfully completed. The survey, ...
Sonatrach Seeks Ways to Maximize Efficiency & Performance at NAPEC 2017
Algeria >> 3/2/2017 - Algeria energy giant Sonatrach will be exploring partnerships with international oil service providers at the upcoming North Africa Petroleum Exhibition & Conferences (NAPEC) to help maximize its effi...
Oyster Oil to Commence Djibouti Exploration Developments
Djibouti >> 3/2/2017 - Oyster Oil and Gas Ltd. (Oyster) is pleased to announce that effective 1st March 2017 Oyster has received Government of Djibouti approval to commence exploration activities under Phase III of the Prod...
New Capital and Burullus Power Plants Formally Inaugurated
New Capital and Burullus Power Plants Formally Inaugurated Egypt >> 3/2/2017 - Orascom Construction Limited announces the formal inauguration of the first phase of New Capital and Burullus Power Plants, which will be the largest gas-fired combined cycle power plants in the world...
Siemens Celebrates Major Milestone in Egypt Megaproject
Siemens Celebrates Major Milestone in Egypt Megaproject Egypt >> 3/2/2017 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi symbolically inaugurated the first phase of Siemens' megaproject in Egypt today. The event marks an important milestone towa...
Dana Gas Provides Market Update on Its Drilling Program
Dana Gas Provides Market Update on Its Drilling Program Egypt >> 3/2/2017 - Dana Gas, the Middle East’s leading regional private sector natural gas company, provides a market update on its BP-operated Mocha-1 well, drilled in the El Matariya (Block 3) onshore concession in Eg...
Sound Drilled TE-8 Second Casing Point
Morocco >> 3/2/2017 - Sound Energy, the African and European focused upstream gas company, is pleased to announce that the third Tendrara well, TE-8, has now been drilled to the second casing point at a measured depth ("MD...
Nigeria Files New Charges against Shell & Eni over 2011 Oil Field Purchase
Nigeria >> 3/2/2017 - Nigeria's financial crime watchdog has filed new corruption charges against Royal Dutch Shell, Eni and others regarding the $1.3 billion purchase of a long-disputed oilfield in 2011, according to cour...
Talks with South Korean Ambassador in Petrochemicals and Refining Domains
Talks with South Korean Ambassador in Petrochemicals and Refining Domains Egypt >> 3/1/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources held bilateral discussions with Mr. Yoon Soon-Gu, South Korean Ambassador to Egypt. The Minister declared that the Korean companies hav...
SDX Provides Update on South Disouq Drilling Activity
SDX Provides Update on South Disouq Drilling Activity Egypt >> 3/1/2017 - SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, is pleased to update the market on its indicative drilling timetable on South Disouq. ...
Nigerian Lawmakers to Investigate $17b Subsidies Received by NNPC
Nigeria >> 3/1/2017 - Nigeria's upper house of parliament will investigate allegations the state oil company illegally inflated funds it collected from an official subsidy scheme to 5.1 trillion naira ($17 billion) between...
Odfjell Drilling Signs LoA for Work in South Africa
Odfjell Drilling Signs LoA for Work in South Africa South Africa >> 3/1/2017 - Odfjell Drilling has signed a conditional letter of award with oil major for a one well contract to be drilled by the 6th generation semi-submersible, Deepsea Stavanger, offshore South Africa. The con...
OEG Offshore Delivers on Rental Supply Agreements
Ivory Coast (Cote D'Ivoire) >> 2/28/2017 - Leading Offshore Container and Module Manufacturer OEG Offshore (OEG) has delivered cargo carrying units for rental supply agreements in Europe and Africa during the start of 2017. ...
Nigerian Court to Rule on Shell & ENI Dispute with Authorities
Nigeria >> 2/28/2017 - A Nigerian court will rule on March 13 on a request by Royal Dutch Shell and Italy's Eni to lift the temporary seizing of a long-disputed oilfield, a judge said. The court last month ordered the tempo...
AfDB President Explores Power Supply Projects in Sudan
Sudan >> 2/28/2017 - On Tuesday, February 27, 2017, Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), visited Garri Power Station located in Khartoum and discussed the Government of Sudan’s planned power...
Tlou Announces Development Partner for CBM to Power Project
Botswana >> 2/27/2017 - 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 signed a binding Heads of Agreeme...
Minister of Petroleum in Discussions with CEO of ENAP Sipetrol
Minister of Petroleum in Discussions with CEO of ENAP Sipetrol Egypt >> 2/27/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources met Mr. Marcelo Tokman, CEO of Chilean national ENAP Sipetrol Co. in the presence of the Chilean consul in Egypt, Eng. Sayed Rizk, the ...
Equatorial Guinea Extends Bidding Period for EG Ronda 2016 Round
Equatorial Guinea >> 2/27/2017 - The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea has extended the official closing date of the EG Ronda Licensing Round to April 28, 2017. Responding to a wave of new exploration interest, ...
Total Sells Interests in Mature Fields to Perenco
Gabon >> 2/27/2017 - Total has signed an agreement for the sale of stakes and the transfer of operatorship in various mature assets in Gabon to Perenco. The transaction is subject to approval by the authorities.This agree...
SEFA Commits Close to US $1 Million to Energy Access in Gambia
Gambia >> 2/27/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB)-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) approved a US $995,000-grant to the Republic of The Gambia to implement a programme to facilitate private investme...
Aminex Commences Testing Ntorya-2 Well
Tanzania >> 2/27/2017 - Further to the announcement of 6 February 2017, the Company confirms that production testing on the recently drilled Ntorya 2 appraisal well commenced on Saturday 25 February 2017 and gas is flowing t...
Gabon Oil Workers to Persist with Strike as Some Output Resumes
Gabon >> 2/25/2017 - Some oil production from fields in Gabon resumed on Friday despite a continuing strike by workers, although output remained severely constrained. Gabon's government sent soldiers to retake control cen...
Gas Pipeline Explosion Kills Four in Nigeria
Nigeria >> 2/25/2017 - At least four people were killed following a gas pipeline explosion in Nigeria's oil-producing south, a local official said. "We have lost three people" to the explosion in Rivers state on Wednesday a...
Algeria's Hassi Messaoud Field Caps Output in Line with OPEC Agreement
Algeria >> 2/24/2017 - Algeria's biggest oilfield Hassi Messaoud is currently capping production at 430,000 barrels per day to keep it in line with OPEC's agreement to cut output, a Sonatrach official said late on Thursday....
Iraq to Supply Egypt with 1 million barrels monthly
Iraq to Supply Egypt with 1 million barrels monthly Egypt >> 2/23/2017 - The Iraqi Oil Marketing Company SOMO has signed a contract for oil exports with the Egyptian government. The company forwarded the contract to the Petroleum Ministry for final approval. ...
Talks with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in the Petrochemical Field
Talks with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in the Petrochemical Field Egypt >> 2/23/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources received the Africa Region Manager of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) , Evie Tsai, and the accompanying delegation. ...
Kosmos Energy Completes Transaction with BP in Senegal
Senegal >> 2/23/2017 - Kosmos Energy has received government approval and completed its previously announced transaction with BP in Senegal. Under the terms of the deal, BP acquired a 49.99 percent interest in Kosmos BP Sen...
Cairn Energy Reaches TD at SNE-5 Appraisal Well
Senegal >> 2/23/2017 - Drilling of the SNE-5 well, the fifth to appraise the SNE oil field offshore Senegal has reached a Total Depth of 2,852m below the mud line. A wireline logging and sampling program has been completed ...
Soma Oil & Gas Executive Quits to Become Somalia's Prime Minister
Soma Oil & Gas Executive Quits to Become Somalia's Prime Minister Somalia >> 2/23/2017 - Soma Oil & Gas announces the resignation of Hassan Khaire, our Executive Director for Africa, so he can accept the honour of serving his country of origin, Somalia, as its Prime Minister. Mr Khaire ha...
ABB to Co-Develop Cutting-Edge Grid Software
Swaziland >> 2/23/2017 - ABB has invested in Enbala Power Networks, a leading developer of software for managing power distribution networks. The investment was made through ABB’s venture capital unit, ABB Technology Ventures...
Chevron & Angola Government in Tax & Investment Talks
Angola >> 2/22/2017 - U.S. energy company Chevron is in talks with the Angolan government and state oil firm Sonangol to revise tax terms and any future investment will hinge on those talks, a senior company official was q...
Panoro Enters into Definitive Sale & Purchase Agreement on Dussafu
Gabon >> 2/22/2017 - Panoro Energy ASA (Panoro) is pleased to announce that on 21 February 2017 its fully-owned subsidiary, Pan-Petroleum Gabon B.V. (PPGBV), has entered into a definitive Sale and Purchase Agreement (the ...
VAALCO Energy Announces Year-End 2016 Reserves
Gabon >> 2/21/2017 - VAALCO Energy, Inc. (VAALCO) announced year-end 2016 proved reserves of 2.6 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMBOE) and reserves replacement of 87% of 2016 production in Gabon, based on its reserves...
Fugro Awarded Seabed Survey Contract Offshore Kenya
Fugro Awarded Seabed Survey Contract Offshore Kenya Kenya >> 2/21/2017 - Fugro has been awarded a contract by Shell/BG Kenya for the execution of a seabed survey to detect natural leakages of hydrocarbons. The seeps survey complements a seismic exploration programme that w...
Rosneft Signs Libya Oil Deal as More Investors Return to Country
Libya >> 2/21/2017 - Rosneft PJSC signed investment and crude-purchasing agreements with Libya’s National Oil Corp. as more international companies return to the North African country to gain access to Africa’s largest re...
Eland Oil & Gas Provides Update on Nigeria Operations
Nigeria >> 2/21/2017 - Eland Oil & Gas PLC, an oil & gas development and exploration company operating in West Africa with an initial focus on Nigeria, is pleased to announce that since the last announcement made by the Com...
Nigerian Senate Aims for March Final Reading of Oil Governance Bill
Nigeria >> 2/21/2017 - Nigeria's senate aims to present an oil governance bill for its third and final reading by the end of March, a leading senator said, as part of a series intended to overhaul the oil sector. The legisl...
Minister of Petroleum in Talks with the Chinese Corp. Sinopec
Minister of Petroleum in Talks with the Chinese Corp. Sinopec Egypt >> 2/20/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources received Wang Yupu, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Chinese National Group, Sinopec Corp. and the accompanying delegation in ...
Sound Provides Update on Proposed Acquisition
Morocco >> 2/20/2017 - Sound Energy, the African and European focused upstream gas company, is pleased to announce, further to the Company's announcement of 19 January 2017, that it has entered into binding agreements with ...
Sound Energy Commences Drilling of TE-8 Well
Morocco >> 2/20/2017 - Sound Energy, the African and European focused upstream gas company, is pleased to confirm the commencement of drilling at the third Tendrara well, onshore Morocco. ...
LEKOIL Starts Continuous Production at Otakikpo
Nigeria >> 2/20/2017 - LEKOIL, the oil and gas exploration, development and production company with a focus on Africa, is pleased to announce that further to the announcement on 8 December 2016, the six kilometre offshore p...
EGYPS 2017: Talks with Heads of IOCs
EGYPS 2017: Talks with Heads of IOCs Egypt >> 2/17/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources held talks with a number of CEOs of Foreign oil companies on the sidelines of the Egyptian Petroleum & Gas Show (EGYPS 2017) .He review...
Chariot Awarded Kenitra Offshore Exploration Permit
Morocco >> 2/16/2017 - Chariot Oil & Gas Limited, the Atlantic margins focused oil and gas exploration company, is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Chariot Oil & Gas Investments (Morocco) Limited, has b...
Solo Oil Announces Placing to Raise £2 Million
Tanzania >> 2/16/2017 - The Directors of Solo Oil plc has raised £2,000,000 (before expenses) through a Company sponsored placing (the "Placing") of 400,000,000 new ordinary shares of 0.01p (the "Placing Shares") at a price ...
The7thAnnual Zambia International Mining and Energy Conference & Exhibition (ZIMEC)
Zambia >> 2/16/2017 - The7thAnnual Zambia International Mining and Energy Conference & Exhibition (ZIMEC) supported and endorsed by the Government andthe Chamber of Mines, Zambia,will take place once again in Lusaka, from ...
NOC Libya to Showcase Investment Opportunities at NAPEC2017
Libya >> 2/15/2017 - Libya's National Oil Corporation (Libya NOC) is working on restoring its oil and gas production capacity to the same level prior to the Arab Spring, and plans to discuss partnerships with oil service ...
Moulay Bouchta Extension Confirmed
Morocco >> 2/15/2017 - Gulfsands Petroleum plc, the oil and gas company with activities in Syria, Tunisia, Colombia and Morocco, announces that its subsidiary, Gulfsands Petroleum Morocco Limited ("GPML"), has been awarded ...
MX Oil Intends to Undertake a Placing to Raise £5,000,000
Nigeria >> 2/15/2017 - MX Oil, the AIM quoted oil and gas investing company, announces its intention to undertake a placing to raise approximately £5,000,000 (before expenses) through the issue of new ordinary shares in the...
Sasol Suspends Drilling in Mozambique Due to Tropical Storm
South Africa >> 2/15/2017 - South African petrochemical group Sasol Ltd has temporarily suspended drilling activity in Mozambique due to tropical storm Dineo, its spokesman said. Dineo is expected to develop into a category 1 cy...
TMC Awarded Air Compressors Contract to FLNG Hilli
TMC Awarded Air Compressors Contract to FLNG Hilli Cameroon >> 2/14/2017 - International compressor supplier Tamrotor Marine Compressors (TMC) has been awarded a contract by Golar LNG to supply the offshore market’s most energy efficient compressed air system to the Hilli FL...
Egypt Nearing Deal with Iraq in Search for Crude Oil Imports
Egypt Nearing Deal with Iraq in Search for Crude Oil Imports Egypt >> 2/14/2017 - Egypt is nearing a deal to import crude oil from Iraq and is looking to other countries to help secure supply, Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation's chief Tarek al-Hadidi said. ...
Italy's Eni to Start Production in Egypt by End of 2017
Italy's Eni to Start Production in Egypt by End of 2017 Egypt >> 2/14/2017 - Italian oil and gas company Eni said on Tuesday that Zohr oil field, which the company discovered in 2015, will enter production before end of year, Eni's chief executive said at an oil conference in ...
Oil Companies Bullish on Egypt, Eyeing More Investment, Discoveries
Oil Companies Bullish on Egypt, Eyeing More Investment, Discoveries Egypt >> 2/14/2017 - Major international oil companies say they plan to step up their investments in Egypt, expecting to find more oil and gas now that ENI's giant Zohr gas discovery has put its Mediterranean waters on th...
BOURBON Wins First Pipelay EPCI Contract for Hylia Project
BOURBON Wins First Pipelay EPCI Contract for Hylia Project Gabon >> 2/14/2017 - BOURBON announces its first pipelay contract awarded by Total Gabon for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of 25 km of 6” rigid pipeline as part of the Hylia Water Injection P...
Nigeria to Offer Work for Illegal Refiners in Quest for Peace
Nigeria >> 2/14/2017 - Nigeria needs to offer work to people who make a living from illegally refining oil in the Niger Delta in order to achieve peace there, the African oil-producing nation's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo ...
Nigeria Declares Pollution in Southern City an Emergency
Nigeria >> 2/14/2017 - Nigeria declared an air pollution emergency in a major southern city and closed an asphalt plant there after residents complained about the fumes from its furnaces, in a country plagued by corruption ...

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