Ed Reed

Africa

NOC swings at eastern competition

20/09/2019

Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) is fighting a rearguard action to secure the company’s unity, following the establishment of a rival board of directors for the Brega Petroleum Marketing Co. (BPMC).

Africa

Nigeria strikes back at P&ID

19/09/2019

An Abuja court has found two officials from Ireland’s Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID) guilty on a number of fronts. This led to the Nigerian judge declaring all of P&ID’s assets to be forfeit.

Americas

Vopak buys into Colombian FSRU

13/09/2019

Royal Vopak has bought a 49% stake in Colombia’s LNG import facility, in Cartagena. The company did not disclose how much it paid for the holding, in the statement announcing the move on September 12.

Africa

BW Energy plans Gabon growth

12/09/2019

BW Energy is planning to reach a final investment decision (FID) on its Ruche development, in Gabon’s Dussafu licence, in the last quarter of the year. Further growth is expected to come from August’s Hibiscus discovery. The company continues to hold the Kudu gas project, in Namibia, but like many others before it, progress appears slow.

Africa

NLNG chooses contractor for Train 7

12/09/2019

Nigeria LNG (NLNG) has chosen a consortium made up of Saipem, Chiyoda and Daewoo E&C (SCD) to carry out work on the project’s seventh train. The choice of the SCD consortium was set out on September 11 at a ceremony in Abuja, with the signing of a letter of intent (LoI).

Africa

Soco buckles down for Egyptian work

11/09/2019

The acquisition of Merlon Petroleum earlier this year has given Soco International a new focus, with new exploration planned in Egypt and neighbouring Israel. As such, the company is planning to change its name, to Pharos Energy.

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