The Maersk Voyager has set sail for the Venus site, offshore Namibia, where it will drill perhaps the most hotly anticipated well of the year in Africa for TotalEnergies.
Lebanon has launched its second offshore bid round, lowering a number of hurdles in a bid to attract new investors.
The hydrocarbon industry was one sceptical of change but a trio of price crashes, a pandemic and a swing from negative oil prices to positive has made companies more open to change.
The UK has updated its guidance to urge its nationals to leave Ethiopia while commercial flights are still operating.
BP has started production at its Platina field, offshore Angola in Block 18.
Mozambique has launched its sixth licensing round in an online and in person event, which will run until August 31, 2022.
“If we are to successfully transition to the energy system of tomorrow, we cannot simply unplug from the energy system of today,” Adnoc CEO Dr Sultan Al Jaber warned the ADIPEC conference in Abu Dhabi this month.
Woodfibre LNG has signed an engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction (EPFC) contract with McDermott International.
The UK will back President Joe Biden’s plans to release emergency oil supplies in an attempt to reduce the price of oil.
Switzerland has ordered three SBM subsidiaries to pay 7 million francs ($7.5mn) for failing to prevent bribe paying in Angola, Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria.
TotalEnergies has signed a solar power plan in Libya, in addition to setting out plans for the Waha concession.
High hopes around the shift to hydrogen have largely focused on technology providers, but there will also be a need for companies to bring production into reality.
Jordan and Israel have agreed to co-operate on solar and desalination projects, with support from the US and United Arab Emirates.
A seismic vessel arriving in Cape Town has sparked the ire of environmental activists ahead of planned work off South Africa’s Wild Coast.
Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh intends to run for president, he announced at the weekend, while also seeming to back a sale of a stake in Waha Oil to TotalEnergies and ConocoPhillips.
Pharos Energy has restarted drilling in Egypt at the El Fayum concession, the company has declared.
Fugro is transforming its business through a shift to remote and autonomous vessels, with the aim of accelerating decision making – while also cutting emissions.
Amid the debate around hydrogen and what niche it may fill, there is an increasing focus on the resource as a storage medium.
Eskom has said a “deliberate act of sabotage” raised the risk of stage 6 load shedding in South Africa.
Wentworth Resources has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Vitol to offset emissions in Tanzania.
ExxonMobil Canada has signed a contract for the Stena Forth to drill one well offshore Canada in the second half of 2022.
SDX Energy has begun drilling in Morocco, launching the second phase of its 2021 campaign.
Seadrill is bringing in an entirely new board of directors, removing its existing slate, and picking a former Noble Corp. executive as chair.
Adnoc has awarded two engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts worth $1.46 billion for the Dalma gas project, on the Ghasha concession.
Uganda’s Parliament may not approve the Lake Albert development until the end of the year, pushing the final investment decision (FID) into early 2022.