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Tlou Energy Raises £4 Million for Botswana CBM Project
Botswana >> 4/26/2017 - Tlou Energy has raised a total of £4 million for its Botswana CBM project. Funds will be used to undertake additional field appraisal to expand Tlou’s independent gas Reserves and to finalise licencin...
Eland Oil & Gas Provides Operational & Funding Update
Nigeria >> 4/24/2017 - 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 the following operational and funding update. ...
Solo Oil Reports Ntorya Appraisal Area Major Resource Upgrade
Tanzania >> 4/24/2017 - Solo is pleased to announce that in collaboration with operator, Aminex plc (Aminex), it can report a material increase in its estimate of gas initially in place (GIIP) associated with the Ntorya gas-...
Award Builds on Company's Extensive Experience in the Middle East
Award Builds on Company's Extensive Experience in the Middle East Egypt >> 4/19/2017 - Bechtel has been awarded two contracts by Carbon Holdings of Egypt: one to provide project management services for the Tahrir Petrochemicals Complex at Ain Sokhna, Egypt, and one to build two new poly...
Talks with the Delegation of Japan Bank for International Cooperation
Talks with the Delegation of Japan Bank for International Cooperation Egypt >> 4/19/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources received a delegation from Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), including Mr. Moriki Aida, Chief Executive Officer of the B...
Hyperdynamics & SAPETRO Sign Third Amendment to Guinea PSC
Guinea >> 4/19/2017 - SCS Corporation Ltd. (SCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyperdynamics Corporation, South Atlantic Petroleum (SAPETRO) and the Government of the Republic of Guinea have executed a Third Amendment to t...
ABB Ability™ Makes Electrical Distribution Safer, Smarter and More Reliable for Industry
Swaziland >> 4/19/2017 - The Fourth Industrial Revolution heralds a significant transformation in the way we work, as digital systems, networked communications and large-scale data analysis increasingly integrate into busines...
Mobilisation of Rig to Sidi Moktar
Morocco >> 4/18/2017 - Sound Energy, the African and European focused upstream gas company, is pleased to announce the mobilisation of a rig to the Company's Sidi Moktar asset, onshore Morocco. ...
SDX Energy Provides Update on SD-1X well
SDX Energy Provides Update on SD-1X well Egypt >> 4/17/2017 - SDX Energy Inc, the North Africa focused oil and gas company, announces that drilling on the carried SD-1X well at its South Disouq concession, where it holds a 55% equity interest and is operator in ...
Egyptian – Cameroonian Discussions in Petroleum & Mining Domains
Egyptian – Cameroonian Discussions in Petroleum & Mining Domains Egypt >> 4/17/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources received Mr. Hernest Ngoua Boubou, Cameroonian Minister of Mines, Industry and Technological Development and the accompanying delegatio...
Sirius Petroleum Signs OSV Contract for Multi Well Campaign
Nigeria >> 4/13/2017 - Sirius Petroleum, the investing company focused on oil and gas exploration and development opportunities in Nigeria, has arranged for the provision of Offshore Service Vessels (OSVs) through Tidewater...
Petroleum Minister in Discussions with the Director General for European Neighborhood Policy
Petroleum Minister in Discussions with the Director General for European Neighborhood Policy Egypt >> 4/12/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources received Mr. Christian Danielsson, Director General for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations accompanied by Ambass...
Savannah Provides Update on Upcoming Niger Drilling Campaign
Niger >> 4/11/2017 - Savannah Petroleum PLC (Savannah) is pleased to provide an update on its upcoming drilling campaign in Niger. ...
BW Offshore Completes Acquisition of Stake in Dussafu Field
Gabon >> 4/10/2017 - BW Energy Gabon Pte. Ltd (BWEG), a subsidiary of BW Offshore, has completed the acquisition of 100% interest in Harvest Dussafu B.V. from Harvest Energia B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harvest Nat...
Loading Resumes at Mosimi Depot after 12 Months
Nigeria >> 4/10/2017 - Products supply and distribution have received a major boost following the resumption of loading activities by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) at its Mosimi Area depot in Ogun State...
Wentworth Updates operations in Tanzania & Mozambique
Tanzania >> 4/10/2017 - Wentworth, the Oslo Stock Exchange and AIM listed independent, East Africa-focused oil & gas company, is providing an update to shareholders. ...
Nigeria's Warri Oil Refinery Back Online
Nigeria >> 4/8/2017 - Nigeria's Warri oil refinery is up and running after a period of maintenance, and operating at 60 percent of its installed capacity, a spokesman for state oil firm Nigerian National Petroleum Corporat...
Algeria to Invite Bids to Build 3 Solar Power Plants
Algeria >> 4/7/2017 - Algeria plans to invite bids for construction of three photovoltaic solar power plants with total capacity of about 4,000 megawatts (MW), and several energy and financial firms are already interested,...
Nigeria Pushes to Legalize Illicit Refineries
Nigeria >> 4/6/2017 - Nigeria aims to legalise illicit oil refineries in the turbulent Niger Delta region, the vice-president's office said, hoping to bring peace to the production heartland for the crude on which the coun...
Nigeria LNG Starts Talking to Buyers on New Contracts
Nigeria >> 4/6/2017 - Nigeria LNG (NLNG) has begun talks with potential buyers on new contracts for gas supplies from its first three production units at its liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, a senior official from the...
Cairn Reports Successful Appraisal Results for VR-1 Well
Senegal >> 4/6/2017 - Cairn is pleased to announce the results of the VR-1 well offshore Senegal. Rig performance continues to be excellent and operations have been safely and successfully completed ahead of schedule and u...
Oil & Gas Africa 2017 in Cape Town
Oil & Gas Africa 2017 in Cape Town South Africa >> 4/6/2017 - Why engineers from across sub-Saharan Africa will head for the Western Cape in July? Cape Town is the hub of the oil & gas, midstream and downstream sectors for sub-Saharan Africa and the city hosts O...
China Binges on Africa Oil Like Never Before After OPEC Cuts
Angola >> 4/5/2017 - China is set to import record amounts of crude oil from West Africa this month as OPEC’s supply cuts pave the way for other nations to gain a greater foothold in the fast-growing Asian market. West Af...
FAR Announces $80 Million Capital Raising
Gambia >> 4/5/2017 - FAR Ltd is pleased to announce a fully-underwritten placement to institutional and sophisticated investors to raise approximately $80 million before expenses by issuing 1,000 million shares (Placement...
AfDB Funds Tanzania’s NG Market with 29.8 Million Loan
Tanzania >> 4/5/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a USD 29.8 Million loan to Tanzania to help the country mobilize domestic resources and unlock the potential of its natural gas resources through lever...
FAR Awarded Additional Equity in Guinea-Bissau Licences
Guinea Bissau >> 4/4/2017 - Negotiations have concluded with the National oil company of Guinea-Bissau, Petroguin, to revise the terms of both the Sinapa and Esperanca Licences to which FAR Limited has interests. Under the revis...
Tullow Oil Delays Drilling of PEL 37 Farm-in Well
Namibia >> 4/4/2017 - Under the Farmout Agreement between Tullow Kudu Limited, (now Tullow Namibia Limited) (Tullow) and Pancontinental Namibia Pty Ltd (Pancon) dated 5 September 2013, the drilling of the first exploration...
TGS Expands North-West African Atlantic Margin 2D Seismic Survey
Senegal >> 4/4/2017 - TGS announces a further expansion of its NWAAM multi-client library in the MSGBC Basin with plans to acquire more than 11,000 km of long-offset broadband 2D seismic data together with magnetic and gra...
Cobalt Threatens Arbitration over Angolan Oil Assets
Angola >> 4/3/2017 - U.S. oil firm Cobalt said it would seek arbitration if Angola's state-run Sonangol failed to extend licence deadlines on two deepwater blocks, a move the U.S. company said was needed to help it sell t...
Panel Discussion about the Future of Energy in the Region
Panel Discussion about the Future of Energy in the Region Egypt >> 4/3/2017 - During his visit to Jordan to attend the proceedings of The 3rd Jordan International Energy Summit, Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources participated in a Panel Discussion ...
Lloyd's Register Forms Ghana JV with GNPC
Ghana >> 4/3/2017 - Lloyd’s Register has signed an agreement with GOSCO, to form a joint venture dedicated to providing well project management, well engineering and associated site survey, geotechnical and rig inspectio...
Nigeria Oil Tanker Drivers Call off Strike after Government Pay Deal
Nigeria >> 4/3/2017 - Nigerian oil tanker drivers ended a strike over pay and the poor condition of the roads just hours after it began on Monday, following a government intervention, ending the threat of fuel shortages de...
LEKOIL Signs MoU with GE for Ogo Work Programme in OPL310
Nigeria >> 4/3/2017 - LEKOIL, the oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on West Africa, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with GE Oil & Gas (GE), a subsidiary of General Electric Company ...
Sterling Agrees Revised Terms with Petrosoma for Odewayne PSA Farm-in
Somalia >> 4/3/2017 - Sterling Energy Plc (Sterling), the AIM listed oil and gas exploration and production company, has agreed with Petrosoma Limited (Petrosoma) to revised terms of the Farmout Agreement between Sterling ...
Serious Steps to Implement the Petroleum Sector Modernization Plan
Serious Steps to Implement the Petroleum Sector Modernization Plan Egypt >> 4/1/2017 - During his speech at the Petroleum Sector Modernization Project workshop, Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources announced the launch of Phase 2 of the Petroleum Sector‘s Mod...
Minister of Petroleum talks with the CEO of Apache
Minister of Petroleum talks with the CEO of Apache Egypt >> 4/1/2017 - Eng. Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources received Mr. John J. Christmann IV, CEO and President of Apache corp., Mr. James L. House, Senior Region Vice President of Apache and M...
BW Offshore Extends Agreement for FPSO Abo
Nigeria >> 4/1/2017 - BW Offshore has signed an extension agreement for the lease and operation of the FPSO Abo with Nigerian Agip Exploration Ltd, a subsidiary of ENI S.p.A., until 31 March 2018 with options until 2023. <...
Hyperdynamics Executes Farmout Agreement with SAPETRO
Guinea >> 3/31/2017 - Hyperdynamics Corporation announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, SCS Corporation Ltd. (SCS), and South Atlantic Petroleum (SAPETRO) executed a Farmout Agreement (FOA). Under the terms of the FOA,...
Shell Shuts Bonny Light Oil Export Line to Remove Theft Points
Nigeria >> 3/31/2017 - The Nigerian subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell Plc had shut down the Nembe Creek Trunk Line, which exports Bonny Light crude oil, in order to remove theft points. The managing director of Shell Petroleu...
LEKOIL Agrees Advance Payment Facility with Shell
Nigeria >> 3/31/2017 - LEKOIL, the oil and gas exploration, development and production company with a focus on Africa, announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, LEKOIL Oil and Gas Investments Limited (LOGL), has agreed an...
Eland Oil Updates Planning Full Development of Gbetiokun Field
Nigeria >> 3/31/2017 - 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 a quarterly update of its operations. ...
FAR Signs Strategic AMI with CNOOC Offshore Senegal & Gambia
Senegal >> 3/31/2017 - FAR has signed an Area of Mutual Interest (AMI) agreement with CNOOC UK Limited (CNOOC UK). The AMI covers selected licences offshore Senegal and The Gambia within the designated area. The AMI provide...
Africa Energy to Acquire Interest in PEL 37 from Pancontinental
Namibia >> 3/30/2017 - Africa Energy Corp. (Africa Energy) has terminated the farmout agreement (the "Farmout Agreement") entered into on November 29, 2016 with a subsidiary of Pancontinental Oil & Gas N.L. (Pancontinental)...
LEKOIL Signs Commercial Offtake Agreement with Shell for Otakikpo
Nigeria >> 3/30/2017 - LEKOIL, the oil and gas exploration, development and production company with a focus on Africa, announces a commercial offtake agreement with Shell Western Supply and Trading Limited, a subsidiary of ...
Egypt to Halve Arrears with Oil Companies in Coming Weeks
Egypt to Halve Arrears with Oil Companies in Coming Weeks Egypt >> 3/29/2017 - Egypt expects to cut the $3.5 billion euros it owes to international oil companies by around half in coming weeks, the Egyptian oil minister said on Wednesday. ...
Impact Oil & Gas Farms Out Interest in AGC Profond PSC to CNOOC
Senegal >> 3/29/2017 - Impact Oil and Gas Ltd, the African-focused pure exploration company, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Impact Oil & Gas AGC Ltd (Impact), has reached an agreement with CNOOC UK Limited (CNO...
Otto Energy Updates Tanzania Joint Venture Disputes
Tanzania >> 3/29/2017 - Otto Energy Ltd (Otto) provides the following update on various joint venture disputes concerning the interest held by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Otto Energy (Tanzania) Pty Ltd (Otto Tanzania) under...
Egypt to Begin Production from Zohr Gas Field by late 2017
Egypt to Begin Production from Zohr Gas Field by late 2017 Egypt >> 3/28/2017 - The CEO of Rosneft, the majority state-owned Russian oil company, said on Monday that the first gas production from Egypt's super giant Zohr gas field is scheduled by the end of 2017. ...
Sound Energy Completed Logging of TE-8 Well
Morocco >> 3/28/2017 - Sound Energy, the African and European focused upstream gas company, is pleased to announce the results of its third well at its Tendrara licence, onshore Morocco, which both establishes the Westward ...
Igor Sechin Made a Working Visit to Egypt
Igor Sechin Made a Working Visit to Egypt Egypt >> 3/27/2017 - President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi hosted the participants of the consortium, developing the gas field Zohr: Rosneft Chief executive officer Igor Sechin, Eni Chief executive officer Claudio Desca...
Erin Enters into a Farm-Out Deal with FAR for Gambia Blocks
Gambia >> 3/27/2017 - Erin Energy Corporation (Erin Energy or the Company) has entered into a definitive farm-out agreement with FAR Ltd. (FAR), an Australian Securities Exchange listed oil and gas company, whereby FAR wil...
Wartsila & Solar Fire to Provide Clean Energy to SMEs in Rural Kenya
Kenya >> 3/27/2017 - The technology group Wartsila has joined hands with Solar Fire Concentration, a Finland based company, to launch a new off grid energy technology that aims to give back to the society by breaking the ...
Cairn Energy Drills another Successful Well Offshore Senegal
Senegal >> 3/27/2017 - Drilling operations on the FAR Limited VR-1 well offshore Senegal have reached a depth of 2759m, wireline logging and sampling through the SNE section are complete and preparations are underway for de...
BP Makes 3rd Gas Discovery in Egypt's North Damietta Concession
BP Makes 3rd Gas Discovery in Egypt's North Damietta Concession Egypt >> 3/26/2017 - British Petroleum (BP) has made a gas discovery as part of the North Damietta Offshore Concession in Egypt's Nile Delta, the third such discovery in two years in same block, the company announced. ...
Libya's NOC Warns of New Attempt at Independent Oil Sales
Libya >> 3/26/2017 - Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) had identified "illegal" efforts to sell crude oil without its approval and warned potential buyers not to enter into such contracts. ...
Shell Divests Gabon Onshore Interests for $587 Million
Gabon >> 3/24/2017 - Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), through its affiliates, has reached an agreement with Assala Energy Holdings Ltd. a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, to sell 100 percent of its Gabon onshore inte...
Kosmos Energy Begins 2nd Phase of Exploration Drilling Program
Senegal >> 3/24/2017 - Kosmos Energy has begun the second phase of its multi-well exploration drilling program offshore Mauritania and Senegal. The Atwood Achiever drillship is now on location offshore Senegal in the Cayar ...
East Africa's Oil Ambitions Tested by Pipeline Machinations
Uganda >> 3/24/2017 - A decade after its first big oil find, East Africa’s emergence as a crude exporter has been hindered by security and cost concerns that left the region building two pipelines instead of one. Uganda an...
Liquidation of Moroccan Refinery Samir Extended
Morocco >> 3/23/2017 - A Moroccan court has granted an extra month for the liquidation process for Samir, the country's only oil refinery, a court-appointed trustee said on Thursday. ...
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. ...
JDR and Proserv Form Strategic Alliance in West Africa
Nigeria >> 3/22/2017 - JDR, a leading supplier of subsea cables and umbilicals for the global offshore energy industry, has expanded its presence in West Africa through a partnership agreement with Proserv Instrumentation N...
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...
Egypt Aims to Raise 6b Pounds from Sale of Stakes in State Firms
Egypt Aims to Raise 6b Pounds from Sale of Stakes in State Firms Egypt >> 3/21/2017 - Egypt aims to raise 6 billion pounds ($329 million) from the sale of stakes in state companies in the 2017/18 financial year, Finance Minister Amr El Garhy told Reuters, part of government efforts to ...
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...
Egypt Received Two Cargoes of Diesel Fuel from Saudi Aramco
Egypt Received Two Cargoes of Diesel Fuel from Saudi Aramco Egypt >> 3/19/2017 - Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said his country had received two cargoes of diesel fuel from Saudi Arabian state-owned oil company Aramco on Friday and Saturday. Molla was speaking at an e...
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 ...
Somali Pirates Release Hijacked Ship, Crew without Ransom
Somalia >> 3/16/2017 - Somali pirates released a hijacked oil tanker and its eight Sri Lankan crew on Thursday, a Somali security official and the pirates said, bringing the first hijacking since 2012 to an unusually swift ...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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