Adnoc has awarded the world’s largest 3D seismic shoot to China’s BGP, under a contract worth $519 million.
Chevron has reached first oil at the Sarta field, in Kurdistan, from an early production facility.
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) is lending $31 million to Access LNG to support floating regasification plans in Ghana’s Tema port.
Yemeni authorities have agreed to allow a United Nations expert mission to the FSO Safer, with the expectation that this will take place early in 2021.
The Milestone Aviation Group has delivered a Sikorsky S-92 helicopter to Nigeria’s Caverton Helicopters.
Tullow Oil is moving away from its focus on asset sales and has set out a long-term vision, under which it will generate $7 billion over the next 10 years.
Saudi Arabia has confirmed a missile attack on a fuel tank in the city of Jeddah, claimed by Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the launch of the Waltersmith modular refinery, in Ibigwe, Imo State, and the groundbreaking for the second phase.
CGG’s Sercel has won a contract to provide land seismic equipment for harsh environment work in Saudi Arabia.
Mohamed Mounes Shahat will take the role of Egypt managing director for Neptune Energy, starting in December.
The National Oil Corp. (NOC) and Central Bank of Libya (CBL) have fallen out over allegedly inaccurate data, while the oil company has also fended off an armed attack on its headquarters.
Gulf Marine Services (GMS) has suspended its CEO Tim Summers over a severance agreement as the company’s new board flexes its muscles.
ARA Petroleum Tanzania (APT) has set out a path to first gas at Tanzania’s Ruvuma production-sharing agreement (PSA).
Camco Oilfield Services has signed a strategic services agreement with Weatherford, under which it aims to increase its market share in Libya.
“Natural gas has a vital role to play alongside renewables” in Africa, African Infrastructure Investment Managers’ (AIIM) managing director Sola Lawson told Energy Voice.
Adnoc has made an unconventional discovery of 22 billion stock tank barrels onshore, Abu Dhabi’s Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC) has said.
Nigeria has signed a deal with neighbouring Niger on petroleum products transportation and storage.
Black & Veatch and Golar LNG have signed up to work together on the production of blue and green hydrogen and ammonia from floating facilities.
PetroNor E&P has struck a deal to acquire Svenska Petroleum’s assets in Guinea Bissau, with the hope of drilling in 2021-22.
The rush for renewable energy investments by oil companies is driving up values and risks “overheating” the sector, a report from IHS Markit has warned.
Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) has increased its stake in ACWA Power to 50%, from 33.6%.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s 10-point plan put hydrogen at number two on the list, but panellists at session four of Energy Voice’s ETIDEX event wanted more clarity.
Total has held talks with the National Oil Corp. (NOC) on increasing production and expanding in Libya, against a background where security appears to be improving.
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) have arrested a man in Brisbane over corruption allegations tied to work carried out in Iraq.
Vaalco Energy has struck a deal to buy out its partner, Sasol, from shared operations offshore Gabon.