Ed Reed


Aker Energy postpones Pecan, cuts team


Aker Energy has opted to halt development work offshore Ghana in response to the coronavirus pandemic, terminating a contract for a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel with Malaysia’s Yinson Holdings.


FAR under strain with Sangomar financing


Australia’s FAR has temporarily suspended plans for drilling offshore The Gambia, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, while the oil price crash has made talks on securing debt for Senegal’s Sangomar development harder.


Tlou to save gas, save cash in Botswana


London-listed Tlou Energy has set out plans to trim its running costs, in response to problems in the world’s financial markets, while competitor Kalahari Energy has received support from the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) for its power plans.