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Tlou Receives Approval for Listing on Botswana Stock Exchange
Botswana >> 12/12/2017 - 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"), announces that formal approval has ...
Kosmos Provides Update on Exploration Drilling Program Offshore Mauritania
Mauritania >> 12/12/2017 - Kosmos Energy has completed drilling the Lamantin-1 exploration well located in Block C-12 offshore Mauritania in approximately 2,200 meters of water. ...
Tower Commences ESIA Process for Drilling on Thali Licence
Cameroon >> 12/11/2017 - Tower Resources plc, the AIM listed oil and gas company with its focus on Africa, is pleased to announce the award to CIME Services Sarl of Cameroon ("CIME") of a contract for support in preparing an ...
Anglo African Oil & Gas Delays Tilapia Field Drilling
Congo >> 12/11/2017 - Anglo African Oil & Gas plc, an independent oil and gas developer, is pleased to announce a corporate update in line with its plan to increase production and reserves at its 56% owned Tilapia oil fiel...
Putin, Sisi Set to Finalize $30 Billion Nuclear Deal, Boost Ties
Egypt >> 12/11/2017 - Egypt and Russia plan to finalize this week a long-awaited deal to build a $30-billion nuclear plant in the North African country, officials with knowledge of the deal said, as the Kremlin seeks to fu...
ExxonMobil Makes New Oil Find in Equatorial Guinea Block EG-06
Equatorial Guinea >> 12/11/2017 - ExxonMobil has struck oil with its Avestruz-1 well in Block EG-06, announced the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea. The well was drilled in October 2017. The operator is now asse...
SDX Found Gas Discovery at KSR-16 Well, Onshore Morocco
Morocco >> 12/11/2017 - SDX Energy Inc, the North Africa focused oil and gas company, is pleased to announce that a gas discovery has been made at its KSR-16 development well on the Sebou permit in Morocco (SDX 75% Working I...
Experimental Production from Zohr Gas Field to Start Within Days
Experimental Production from Zohr Gas Field to Start Within Days Egypt >> 12/10/2017 - Egypt's Minister of Petroleum Tarek El-Molla announced on Sunday that experimental production from the Mediterranean Zohr Gas field is set to start in the coming days, Al-Ahram Arabic website reported...
New Spectrum 2D Multi-Client Survey to Define Hydrocarbon Potential Offshore Mozambique
Mozambique >> 12/8/2017 - Spectrum announces the commencement of a 2D seismic survey offshore Mozambique on behalf of the Institute of National Petroleum (INP) and in anticipation of future license rounds. ...
DEA signs Memorandum of Understanding in Algeria
Algeria >> 12/6/2017 - DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG and the Algerian state company SONATRACH have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU aims at strengthening ?the cooperation between the two companies and defines th...
INPEX, Partners Agree to Extension of Concession Offshore D. R. Congo Block
Congo, Democratic Republic (Zaire) >> 12/6/2017 - Inpex Corporation and its partners Muanda International Oil Company Ltd. (MIOC) and Chevron have reached an agreement with the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to extend the duration...
Eni Achieves Financial Close for Coral South FLNG
Mozambique >> 12/6/2017 - Eni, together with its Area 4 Partners, announces that the Coral South FLNG multi-sourced project financing achieved financial close, for a total amount of US$ 4,675,500,000 split in the following fac...
Erin Energy Spuds Oyo-NW Well
Nigeria >> 12/6/2017 - Erin Energy Corporation has commenced drilling of the Oyo North West well (Oyo-NW). Oyo-NW is a high-impact exploration well being drilled with the Pacific Bora, a sixth-generation drilling rig, on th...
African Petroleum Awarded Sierra Leone Licence Extensions
Sierra Leone >> 12/5/2017 - African Petroleum, an independent oil and gas exploration company with licence interests in four countries offshore West Africa, is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiaries European Hydr...
ABB Launches TruONE
Swaziland >> 12/5/2017 - ABB launches TruONE, an all-new automatic transfer switch (ATS) with connectivity and monitoring functions for critical power applications. TruONE is the world’s first true ATS to package all the nece...
Total Paves the Way for New Projects in Angola
Angola >> 12/4/2017 - Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO of Total, had an audience Monday with Joao Lourenço, recently elected President of the Republic of Angola, and with Carlos Saturnino, new Chairman of Sonangol, the n...
Exxon Eyes Egypt's Offshore Oil and Gas
Exxon Eyes Egypt's Offshore Oil and Gas Egypt >> 12/4/2017 - Exxon Mobil is considering a foray into Egypt offshore oil and gas, seeking to replicate rivals’ success in the country and boost its reserves, officials and industry sources said. ...
ExxonMobil Acquires Exploration Acreage in Three Mauritania Offshore Blocks
Mauritania >> 12/4/2017 - ExxonMobil through its wholly owned affiliate, ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Mauritania Deepwater Ltd., has signed production sharing contracts with the government of Mauritania for three deep...
Pancontinental Awarded Block 2713, Offshore Namibia
Namibia >> 12/4/2017 - Pancontinental has signed a Petroleum Agreement with the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Namibia (Ministry) and Namibian partners for Block 2713 offshore Namibia. ...
ABB Named Global Leader in SCADA Systems for the Power Sector
Swaziland >> 12/4/2017 - ABB has been named as the global market leader in SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems for the power transmission and distribution sector by ARC Advisory Group, a leading technolog...
Victoria Expects Logbaba La-108 Well to be in Production by Mid-December
Cameroon >> 12/1/2017 - Victoria Oil & Gas Plc provides an update on the Group's drilling operations, which are managed by Gaz du Cameroon S.A. (“GDC”), a wholly owned subsidiary of VOG. ...
Petroleum Minister Delivers Egypt’s Speech before OPEC’s Ministerial Meeting
Petroleum Minister Delivers Egypt’s Speech before OPEC’s Ministerial Meeting Egypt >> 12/1/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources delivered Egypt’s speech before the ordinary Ministerial Meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in the...
LEKOIL Reports Otakikpo Production at 7,600 bopd
Nigeria >> 12/1/2017 - LEKOIL, the oil and gas exploration, development and production company with a focus on Africa, is pleased to announce an increase in current production at the Otakikpo Marginal Field ("Otakikpo") in ...
Award of 3D Seismic Reprocessing Contract
Cameroon >> 11/30/2017 - Tower Resources plc, the AIM listed oil and gas company with its focus on Africa, is pleased to announce the award to DMT Petrologic GmbH & Co. KG ("DMT Petrologic") of a contract to reprocess the 3D ...
Sound Energy Provides Updates for Sidi Moktar
Morocco >> 11/30/2017 - Sound Energy is pleased to provide the Company's first volumes estimate of the exploration potential of the Sidi Moktar exploration permits ("Sidi Moktar Permits") in Central Morocco. ...
New ABB Grid Feeding Monitoring Relay with Modbus RTU Guarantees Grid Stability
Swaziland >> 11/30/2017 - ABB has launched a new grid feeding monitoring relay with a communication interface that enables users to visualize and store process data remotely, and to perform remote tripping, monitoring and main...
Kenya Plans $1b Dual Listing of National Oil Corp by Early 2019
Kenya >> 11/29/2017 - Kenya plans to raise $1 billion (£0.74 billion) by listing its National Oil Corporation at home and on the London Stock Exchange by early 2019, to buy a share of two oil blocks held by Tullow and its ...
Prosafe Wins Contract for Libya’s Bahr Essalam Phase II
Libya >> 11/29/2017 - Prosafe acting as commercial managers for the Axis Offshore owned Safe Swift has won a contract to support the TechnipFMC managed Bahr Essalam, Phase II development in the Central Mediterranean Sea. ...
Exxon Nears Deal to Explore for Oil & Gas Offshore Mauritania
Mauritania >> 11/29/2017 - Exxon Mobil is close to signing a deal to explore for oil and gas offshore Mauritania, its first foray into the West African country, Mauritania’s oil, energy and mines director said on Wednesday. ...
SOCO Increases Interest in Cabinda North Block
Angola >> 11/28/2017 - Following on from Eni's announcement on 27 November 2017 of their appointment as Operator of the Cabinda North Block, SOCO is pleased to announce that its 80% owned subsidiary, SOCO Cabinda Limited, h...
ABB Central Inverters Power the First Grid Connected Photovoltaic (PV) Power Plant in Egypt
ABB Central Inverters Power the First Grid Connected Photovoltaic (PV) Power Plant in Egypt Egypt >> 11/28/2017 - ABB partners with Complete Energy Solutions to drive greener energy provision with launch of 20 MW photovoltaic power plant. ABB’s PVS800 central inverters are successfully feeding power to the distri...
Hess Completes Sale of Interests in Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea >> 11/28/2017 - Hess Corporation has completed the previously announced sale of its interests in offshore Equatorial Guinea to Kosmos Energy and Trident Energy for a total consideration of $650 million, effective Jan...
ABB Unveils New Circuit Monitoring System for Critical Energy Management at SPS Drives 2017
Swaziland >> 11/28/2017 - ABB is leading the way in the development of critical energy management solutions with the launch of the CMS-700, a new multi-channel energy monitoring system that will improve efficiency, productivit...
Eni Becomes Operator of Cabinda North
Angola >> 11/27/2017 - Eni’s CEO Claudio Descalzi and Sonangol’s Chairman of the Board of Directors Carlos Saturnino signed today an agreement that assigns operatorship of Cabinda North block to Eni, as well as 48% the bloc...
PEL 37 JV Plans to Drill Offshore Namibia in Q3-2018
Namibia >> 11/27/2017 - Africa Energy Corp announces that the joint venture partners in Petroleum Exploration Licence 37 ("PEL 37") have voted to drill the Cormorant Prospect offshore the Republic of Namibia with a target sp...
El Molla Delivers Egypt’s Speech before 4th Gas Summit in Bolivia
El Molla Delivers Egypt’s Speech before 4th Gas Summit in Bolivia Egypt >> 11/25/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources headed Egypt’s delegation in the Ministerial Meeting of the Gas Exporting Countries’ Forum (GECF) in presence of Oil and Energy Ministe...
SDX Spuds KSR-16 Development Well, Onshore Morocco
Morocco >> 11/24/2017 - SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, is pleased to announce the spud of its KSR-16 well in the Sebou permit in Morocco. ...
Global Granted PEL 0029 Licence Extension, Offshore Namibia
Namibia >> 11/24/2017 - Global Petroleum Limited is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Jupiter Petroleum (Namibia) Limited ("Jupiter"), has agreed with the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy ('MME') an ...
Ophir Provides Fortuna FLNG Project Update
Equatorial Guinea >> 11/23/2017 - Ophir has agreed a twelve-month extension to the Block R licence, in which the Project is situated, to the end of December 2018. ...
FAR Sees Potential for 1.1 billion Barrels of Oil Offshore The Gambia
Gambia >> 11/21/2017 - FAR has completed detailed geotechnical studies and assessed significant hydrocarbon resource potential in its two blocks offshore The Gambia. The Blocks A2 and A5 permit area, covering 2,682km2, are ...
India's ONGC Buys 15% Stake in Namibia offshore block from Tullow
Namibia >> 11/21/2017 - India’s ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL), the overseas investment arm of the country’s top explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp, said on Tuesday it had acquired a 15 percent stake in Namibia’s offshore Block 2012A ...
Tlou Secures New Botswana Based Cornerstone Investor
Botswana >> 11/20/2017 - 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") projects, is pleased to announce tha...
Toyota Tsusho Signs Contract to Supply Cranes in Phase 2 of Mombasa Port Development
Kenya >> 11/20/2017 - Toyota Tsusho Corporation (Toyota Tsusho) announces that, in collaboration with Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. ("Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding"), it has concluded a contract to supply...
SDX Energy Provides Updates on Sebou & Gharb Centre Permits
Morocco >> 11/20/2017 - SDX Energy Inc. (SDX), the North Africa focused oil and gas company, is pleased to announce an update on its KSR-14 and KSR-15 development wells on the Sebou permit in Morocco (SDX 75% working interes...
Sound Energy Completed the Airborne Gravity Gradiometry in Morocco
Morocco >> 11/20/2017 - Sound Energy, the African and European focussed upstream gas company, is pleased to announce completion of the Airborne Full Tensor Gravity Gradiometry (FTG) and magnetic survey acquisition in Eastern...
NNPC & Chevron Signed $1.7B Deal to Increase Production
Nigeria >> 11/20/2017 - Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) have executed the second and final phase of an Alternative Financing Agreement that would increase crude oil production...
BP Seeks Stake in Cairn Energy Senegal Assets
Senegal >> 11/20/2017 - Oil exploration company Cairn Energy (CNE.L) is in talks with BP to sell a 30 percent stake in its deepwater SNE field offshore Senegal, which could be valued at around $600 million, banking sources a...
Africa Energy to Acquire Additional Interest in South Africa
South Africa >> 11/20/2017 - Africa Energy Corp. (AFE) (Africa Energy) announces the signature of definitive agreements to acquire an effective 4.9% interest in the Exploration Right for Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa. ...
Discussions with President of the Society of Petroleum Engineers
Discussions with President of the Society of Petroleum Engineers Egypt >> 11/19/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources received Mr. Darcy Spady, President of the Society of the Petroleum Engineers (SPE), who is visiting Egypt to witness the progress that...
SOCO Awarded New Exploitation Permits
Congo >> 11/16/2017 - SOCO is pleased to announce that SOCO Exploration and Production SA ("SOCO EPC"), the Operator of the Marine XI Block, offshore the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville), has been informed that the applicat...
ADES Awarded 4 Years Offshore Jack-Up Rig Contract in Egypt
ADES Awarded 4 Years Offshore Jack-Up Rig Contract in Egypt Egypt >> 11/16/2017 - ADES International Holding Ltd. (ADES), the London-listed company providing offshore and onshore oil and gas drilling and production services in the Middle East and Africa through its subsidiaries, is...
Eni's Giant Gas Field Prompts Egypt to End Imports in 2018
Eni's Giant Gas Field Prompts Egypt to End Imports in 2018 Egypt >> 11/15/2017 - Egypt will stop importing liquefied natural gas in 2018 and may eventually export gas after it starts producing this year at the giant Eni SpA-operated Zohr field off the country’s Mediterranean coast...
ADES & Vantage Drilling form JV for Deepwater Drilling Services in Egypt
ADES & Vantage Drilling form JV for Deepwater Drilling Services in Egypt Egypt >> 11/15/2017 - ADES International Holding Ltd. (ADES), the London-listed company providing offshore and onshore oil and gas drilling and production services in the Middle East and Africa through its subsidiaries, is...
OSRL & Bayfield Oil Services Announce Joint Venture Agreement
Ghana >> 11/15/2017 - Oil Spill Response Limited (ORSL), the largest international industry-funded cooperative, and Ghana’s Bayfield Oil Services, today announced the establishment of a joint venture. The new strategic all...
Eland Provides Opuama Operations Update
Nigeria >> 11/15/2017 - Eland Oil & Gas PLC, an oil & gas production and development company operating in West Africa with an initial focus on Nigeria, is pleased to announce the following update on the Opuama-7 and Opuama-...
C-Kore’s Subsea Technology Expands to West Africa Assisted by VAYCO Oil Tools & Cranium Engineering
Nigeria >> 11/15/2017 - C-Kore Systems, a UK based company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with VAYCO Oil Tools to promote their C-Kore Subsea Testing Tools in Nigeria and other West Africa countries. ...
Savannah Provides Corporate & Niger Operational Update
Nigeria >> 11/15/2017 - Savannah Petroleum has entered into a lock up agreement with, inter alia, Seven, Seven Energy Finance Limited ('SEFL'), certain other subsidiaries of Seven (together, the 'Seven Group') and certain of...
Rosneft Will Invest Over $2B at Zohr Field
Rosneft Will Invest Over $2B at Zohr Field Egypt >> 11/14/2017 - Russia’s largest oil producer Rosneft will invest more than $2 billion in Egypt’s Zohr gas field in the next four years, the company said in a presentation. ...
Initial Negotiations with Saudi's Aramco to Refine Oil in Egypt
Initial Negotiations with Saudi's Aramco to Refine Oil in Egypt Egypt >> 11/14/2017 - Egyptian Oil Minister Tarek El Molla said initial negotiations have taken place with Saudi Arabian state oil company Aramco to refine oil in Egypt. ...
Panel Session Dedicated to Egypt in ADIPEC 2017 Conference
Panel Session Dedicated to Egypt in ADIPEC 2017 Conference Egypt >> 11/14/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources participated in a panel session dedicated to Egypt in Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC 2017) entitle...
Fugro's Kobi Ruegg Vessel Begins First Project at Zohr Field
Fugro's Kobi Ruegg Vessel Begins First Project at Zohr Field Egypt >> 11/13/2017 - The newly named MV Kobi Ruegg has joined Fugro’s vessel fleet and is set to begin her first project in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea. ...
Petroleum Minister Participates in the ADIPEC 2017
Petroleum Minister Participates in the ADIPEC 2017 Egypt >> 11/13/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources participated in the proceedings of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC 2017) through the Ministeria...
SDX Finds Gas Discovery at KSR-15 Well, Morocco
Morocco >> 11/13/2017 - SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, is pleased to announce that a gas discovery has been made at its KSR-15 development well on the Sebou permit in Morocco (SDX 75% Working ...
Africa Oil and Eco (Atlantic) Oil and Gas Announce Strategic Partnership
Namibia >> 11/13/2017 - Africa Oil Corp. has entered into a strategic partnership with Eco (Atlantic) Oil and Gas Ltd. for exploration in West Africa and Guyana. Under the terms of an investment agreement, AOC has agreed to ...
Signing of Upstream Agreement in the Gulf of Suez
Signing of Upstream Agreement in the Gulf of Suez Egypt >> 11/11/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources signed a new upstream agreement in East Esh El Malaha area” Offshore Magawish” between EGPC and Trident Petroleum with total investment...
Egyptian-Cypriot Discussions in Natural Gas Domain
Egyptian-Cypriot Discussions in Natural Gas Domain Egypt >> 11/10/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources received a Cypriot delegation including Demetris Fessas, Executive Manager of the Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company and Andreas Koutsoulides,...
Kenya Offers Bigger Share of Oil Revenue to Local Communities
Kenya >> 11/10/2017 - Kenya’s government has proposed in a draft bill to give 30 percent of prospective oil revenue to the community where the resource was discovered, climbing down from its earlier proposal to cap the amo...
COPL Filing of 3Q Ended September 30, 2017
Liberia >> 11/10/2017 - Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited, an international oil and gas exploration and development company focused on offshore West Africa, announced the filing of the third quarter ended September 30, 201...
Gulfsands Petroleum Initiates Exit from Morocco
Morocco >> 11/10/2017 - Gulfsands Petroleum plc, the oil and gas company with current activities in Syria and Colombia, announces its decision to no longer pursue the Moulay Bouchta Petroleum Agreement in Morocco and consequ...
Sonatrach & Baker Hughes Will Build $45M Algeria Plant
Algeria >> 11/9/2017 - State energy company Sonatrach and Baker Hughes, part of GE (BHGE), will set up a joint venture and build an oil equipment plant in Algeria at a cost of $45 million under a deal signed, Sonatrach said...
Genel Provides Update on Sidi Moussa licence
Morocco >> 11/9/2017 - Genel Energy plc has come to an agreement with the Moroccan government over the nature, scope and timing of the activity related to the remaining exploration commitment on the Sidi Moussa offshore lic...
La-108 Well Reaches Target Depth
Cameroon >> 11/8/2017 - Victoria Oil & Gas Plc is pleased to provide an update on the Group's drilling operations, which are managed by Gaz du Cameroon S.A. ("GDC"), a wholly owned subsidiary of VOG. ...
Africa Oil Kenya Operations Update
Kenya >> 11/8/2017 - Africa Oil Corp. is pleased to provide the following update on its operations in Kenya. ...
Tlou Provides Core-hole Drilling and Seismic Survey Update
Botswana >> 11/7/2017 - 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"), is pleased to provide an update on ...
Brazil's Petrobras Announces African Oil Venture Stake Sale
Nigeria >> 11/7/2017 - Petrobras has initiated the opportunity disclosure stage (“Teaser”) related to the sale of 100% equity interest in Petrobras Oil & Gas B.V. (“POGBV”), a joint venture formed by Petrobras (50%), BTG Pa...
Eland Provides Opuama-7 and Opuama-8 Update
Nigeria >> 11/7/2017 - Eland Oil & Gas PLC, an oil & gas production and development company operating in West Africa with an initial focus on Nigeria, is delighted to announce that its joint-venture subsidiary Elcrest Explo...
SKF to Showcase Latest Two Wheeler Sealing Solutions at EICMA 2017
Swaziland >> 11/7/2017 - At EICMA 2017, SKF will unveil its latest sealing solution innovations to boost performance for two wheeler (TW) suspension systems and improve overall control and comfort for riders. The company wil...
President of Angola Joao Goncalves Lourenco Meets Eni CEO
Angola >> 11/6/2017 - The President of the Republic of Angola, H.E. Joao Gonçalves Lourenço and the CEO of Eni Claudio Descalzi met today in Luanda. The meeting took place in the presence of the Minister for Mineral Resour...
Aminex Provides Kiliwani North Operations Update
Tanzania >> 11/6/2017 - Production from the Kiliwani North-1 well is currently fluctuating below 1 million standard cubic feet per day due to low reservoir pressure and inlet pressure restrictions of the gas processing plant...
ADX Enegy Renews Kerkouane Permit & Changes Work Program
Tunisia >> 11/6/2017 - ADX Energy Ltd (ADX) is pleased to inform its Shareholders that pursuant to a Hydrocarbon Consultative Committee Meeting note 1 held on the 31st of October 2017, the Director General of Hydrocarbons (...
Bonatti Group Wins Contract for Egypt's Zohr Gas Field
Bonatti Group Wins Contract for Egypt's Zohr Gas Field Egypt >> 11/4/2017 - Bonatti Group has been awarded an electrical and instrumentation contract for the development of Zohr, the supergiant gas field discovered in 2015 in Egyptian offshore. ...
President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo Meets Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi
Ghana >> 11/3/2017 - The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi met today in Accra to discuss Eni’s activities in the Country, where operational activities are comple...
Sudan in Talks with Norway's Scatec Solar to Build Solar Farm
Sudan >> 11/3/2017 - Sudan is in talks with Norway’s Scatec Solar to build its largest solar power farm, investment minister Mubarak Al-Fadil told Reuters, following the lifting of U.S. trade sanctions in October. ...
Sterling Provides Update on Block C-10, Mauritania
Mauritania >> 11/2/2017 - Sterling Energy plc, the AIM listed upstream oil and gas company with interests in Africa, announces that the Operator, Tullow and Sterling through its wholly owned subsidiary Sterling Energy Mauritan...
Eco Atlantic Files for ECC Drilling Permit on PEL 30 "Cooper" Block
Namibia >> 11/2/2017 - Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. has received partnership approval to release its Public Notice for Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC) for Drilling an Exploration Well within its Osprey Lead on it...
Shell Completes Sale of Gabon Onshore Interests for $628m
Gabon >> 11/1/2017 - Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), through its affiliates, has completed the sale of its entire Gabon onshore oil and gas interests to Assala Energy Holdings Ltd. (Assala Energy) a portfolio company of Th...
Kosmos Provides Update on Drilling Program Offshore Mauritania
Mauritania >> 10/30/2017 - Kosmos Energy has completed drilling the Hippocampe-1 exploration well located in Block C-8 offshore Mauritania in approximately 2,600 meters of water. ...
Sierra Leone Makes Fourth Licensing Round Pre-Announcement
Sierra Leone >> 10/30/2017 - The Director General of the Petroleum Directorate of Sierra Leone (PDSL), Raymond Kargbo, announced at this week’s Africa Oil Week Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, that his country’s Fourth Offs...
IFC-Led Consortium Invests $653M for Solar Park in Egypt
IFC-Led Consortium Invests $653M for Solar Park in Egypt Egypt >> 10/29/2017 - IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today finalized a landmark $653 million debt package that will finance the construction of 13 solar power plants near the Egyptian city of Aswan. The plants will...
Russian Tender Award Stokes Fresh Asian Price Rally
Russian Tender Award Stokes Fresh Asian Price Rally Egypt >> 10/27/2017 - Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices rose this week after a tender award from a Russian export plant set a bullish tone, reversing losses from earlier in the week. ...
SDX Spuds KSR-15 Development Well, Morocco
Morocco >> 10/27/2017 - SDX Energy Inc, the North Africa focused oil and gas company, is pleased to announce the spud of its KSR-15 well on the Sebou area in Morocco. ...
CGG Wins Airborne Multi-Client Survey Contract in Côte d’Ivoire
Ivory Coast (Cote D'Ivoire) >> 10/26/2017 - CGG has been awarded a contract by Côte d’Ivoire’s Direction Générale des Hydrocarbures (DGH) and PETROCI, the national oil company, to acquire with its local partner, Harvex Geosolutions, a multi-cli...
Libya's NOC Hopes for Output from New Bahr al-Salam Gas Wells in May 2018
Libya >> 10/26/2017 - Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Thursday that it hoped the first of 11 gas wells being developed in its Bahr al-Salam offshore field would start producing by May 2018. The development i...
Victoria Oil & Gas Raises Gross Proceeds of US$23.5mln
Cameroon >> 10/25/2017 - The proceeds are earmarked for a new growth campaign which will include a new well, an upgrade to gas processing facilities, and expanded pipeline infrastructure in and around the city of Douala in Ca...
Ivory Coast to Auction 22 New Blocks for Exploration
Ivory Coast (Cote D'Ivoire) >> 10/25/2017 - Ivory Coast is offering 22 new blocks for hydrocarbon exploration at a new licensing round which started on Wednesday, its oil minister said. ...
ABB Supports Initiative to Drive out non-Regulation Electrical Products
Swaziland >> 10/25/2017 - ABB is proud to announce its work as one of the founding board members of Poland’s Electric Equipment Manufacturers Section (SPAE) in combating non-regulation electrical equipment and appliances. ...
Tlou Energy Updates Lesedi & Mamba CBM Seismic Acquisition
Botswana >> 10/24/2017 - 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), is pleased to provide an update on th...
$27.3b to be Invested in Egypt’s Zohr, North Alexandria, Nooros Fields
Egypt >> 10/24/2017 - Investments worth $27.3 billion will be put towards three Egyptian natural gas fields -- Zohr, North Alexandria, and Nooros -- in 2018, Oil Minister Tarek El Molla said in press statements, according ...
BP Expects 6 Fold Net Production Growth in Egypt by 2020
BP Expects 6 Fold Net Production Growth in Egypt by 2020 Egypt >> 10/24/2017 - BP expects to increase net production from Egypt’s Nile Delta to increase six-fold to more than 300 million barrels of oil equivalent a day by 2020, from 50 mboed in 2016, its vice president for Afric...

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