COVID-19 has delayed South Africa’s plans for a new upstream bill and exploration drilling in Mozambique.
Sapura Energy will drill offshore Cote d’Ivoire in the first quarter of 2022 for Foxtrot International.
DOF Subsea has won an integrated field support vessel (FSV) contract from an unnamed IOC in Angola.
Floating offshore wind turbines are the technological growth area for the offshore wind industry. Though the first industrial scale prototype was built in 2009, floating offshore wind (FLOW) is rapidly moving towards large-scale commercialisation.
Waltersmith Petroman’s modular refinery has been completed and will begin operations on October 14, the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has said.
Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have signed a peace agreement that marks a step towards normalising diplomatic relationships in the Middle East.
Eni and BP have made a new gas find in the Great Nooros area, in the Abu Madi West lease offshore Egypt.
Sasol has signed up to Operation Clean Sweep (OCS), intended to prevent plastic waste from entering the sea.
Israel’s Petroleum Council has backed the acquisition of Noble Energy by Chevron.
South Sudan is running short of foreign-cash reserves and is struggling to pay public-servants’ wages as Africa’s newest country battles weak oil prices and violence that’s straining a peace agreement.
In Africa there is an unacceptable gap between electricity supply and demand, where 600 million people still lack access to reliable energy.
Turkey’s Oruç Reis seismic ship has returned to port to resupply, the country’s energy ministry has said.
Eskom and the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) have come out in support of the National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s (Nersa) plans to secure new power generation.
Uganda has signed a host government agreement (HGA) with Total on the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), followed by new declarations with Tanzania on the link.
Few companies are paying down debt while staying bullish on exploration plans, but Africa Oil is an exception.
Ocean Infinity’s carbon-neutral robotic fleet seemed like an ambitious plan at launch but now the company is working on an even bigger model.
A UK court has ordered P&ID to pay £1.5 million to Nigeria as an interim payment to cover costs involved with litigation around a proposed gas-processing plant in Cross Rivers.
Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) has pitched for new investment in the country’s oil and gas sector, even while reporting new security breaches at the Sharara oilfield.
DNO’s Peshkabir gas capture and injection project, in Kurdistan, has launched and already captured 1 billion cubic feet of gas injected, in a major move to reduce emissions.
58 Egyptian offshore workers have finally returned home, four months after their initial two-month stint ended.
Fluor’s joint venture in Kuwait has started up two boilers at the new Al-Zour refinery.
A conveyor belt has broken at the Medupi power plant, in South Africa, leading Eskom to warn that any further breakdowns would spark Stage 2 load shedding at short notice.
Adnoc Onshore has awarded engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for two main oil lines at the Jebel Dhanna terminal.
Tullow Oil produced 77,000 barrels per day of oil in the first half, in line with expectations.
Shell has struck a deal to farm into Kosmos Energy’s portfolio offshore Sao Tome & Principe, Suriname, Namibia and South Africa.