The French government is delaying plans for Engie to secure a deal to import US LNG, citing concerns over emissions.
Maurel et Prom’s production fell in the first nine months of 2020, although its acquisition of Angolan assets helped avoid too great a reduction.
Aminex has completed its farm out of the Ruvuma licence to ARA Petroleum Tanzania, completing a process that began in mid-2018.
Namibia continues to expect hydrocarbons to be discovered offshore, but in the meantime is working on energy transition plans.
Sonatrach has brought a fire at the El Merk processing plant under control.
IN-VR kicks off its Africa Upstream, Gas & LNG Summit this morning.
Tullow Oil has reached a binding tax agreement with Uganda, which should allow it to close a sale to Total shortly.
South Africa has approved Afro Energy to produce gas from its ER56 and ER38 licences for two years.
Israel and the United Arab Emirates have opened talks over an oil pipeline linking the Red Sea with the Mediterranean, whose operations Israeli officials treat as top secret.
South Africa’s Transnet Pipelines has contained a crude oil spill in Durban caused by attempted theft.
A Nigerian protest movement calling for changes to policing has received support from a group of Niger Delta militants, while coming under fire in Lagos.
ADM Energy has signed a co-operation agreement with Dubai Bridge Investments to work together on upstream investments in sub-Saharan Africa.
Friends of the Earth France and Survie have accused Total of human rights violations in Uganda and Tanzania.
With two LNG projects in Mozambique moving ahead, and a third said to be close, the time is right for the Mozambique Gas Virtual Summit.
Total has delivered its first cargo of carbon neutral LNG to China National Offshore Oil Corp.’s (CNOOC) Dapeng terminal.
COVID-19 has changed the world in many ways and energy hasn’t been excused. In early 2020, there was a perfect storm of excess supply and massive reductions in demand. Since then, the market has become far more balanced and the oil price seems to be tightly bound in a narrow price range.
A pirate attack at Equatorial Guinea’s LNG terminal has exposed onshore security shortcomings.
Global refinery expansion is coming just as product demand struggles, Bank of America Securities (BofA) analysts have warned.
Saudi Aramco has suspended the contract for the Main Pass I jack-up for up to 12 months, Shelf Drilling has reported.
Turkey has increased the amount of gas it believes to lie in the Tuna discovery by 85 billion cubic metres.
The Sanaga 2 platform has been installed off Kribi for Perenco, Cameroon’s state-owned Societe National des Hydrocarbures (SNH) has reported.
South Africa has launched a reconstruction and recovery plan, with power provision one of the key initiatives for improvement.
Total Exploration and Production Nigeria has issued a tender for onshore land rig services at OML 58.
Siemens Energy will provide six industrial gas turbines and boil-off gas compressors to the Total-led Mozambique LNG project.
Adnoc is considering how best to meet the world’s changing energy needs, although oil and gas will “remain at the heart” of the company’s business model, said Sultan Al Jaber.