The Tawke licence in Kurdistan produced 110,300 barrels per day in 2020, DNO has reported, down from 124,000 bpd in 2019.
Adnoc, Mubadala Investment and ADQ have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on launching the Abu Dhabi Hydrogen Alliance.
Shell Petroleum Development Co. (SPDC) has sold its 30% stake in OML 17 to TNOG Oil and Gas, for $533 million.
Frontier Energy will hold its North Africa and Mediterranean E&P Summit online on January 28, showcasing the region’s future energy potential.
Total has opted not to continue being a member of the American Petroleum Institute (API), expressing differences of opinion over climate change.
Kidnappings offshore West Africa hit a six-year high in 2020, Ambrey has reported, with 142 crew members seized by pirates.
An accident on the Espoir Ivoirien floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, offshore Cote d’Ivoire, has caused two deaths.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) has received bids from 96 companies for rehabilitation of downstream infrastructure.
A number of Nigerian voices have come out in support of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) this week.
First oil has been exported from Yinson Holding’s Abigail-Joseph floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel offshore Nigeria.
Adnoc has signed on to decarbonisation plans with the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) while also securing support for the launch of its new Murban future.
Energean has taken final investment decision (FID) on its Karish North gas development, offshore Israel.
BW Energy has signed a deal to increase its stake in the Kudu licence, offshore Namibia, potentially reviving the long-dormant project.
Total and Apache have announced a fourth discovery at Block 58, offshore Suriname.
Uganda goes to the polls today in an election that is likely to see President Yoweri Museveni returned for a sixth term.
Africa will not increase electricity access and limit carbon emissions, a new study has reported, undermining hopes for a potential “leapfrog” effect.
Qatar Petroleum (QP) has launched a new sustainability strategy, aiming to reduce the emissions intensity of its LNG facilities by 25%.
Pharos Energy intends to farm out its Egyptian assets, with the company hiring Jefferies to handle the process.
Oil demand will grow at “a little over 4 million barrels per day” in 2021, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre (KAPSARC) president Adam Sieminski has predicted.
IN-VR will host the virtual Mediterranean Gas & Energy Week on January 19-21.
Mozambique and Tanzania have held high-level talks on a number of issues, including terrorism in Cabo Delgado, as Total pushes for more security.
Reconnaissance Energy Africa has begun drilling its first well in Namibia’s Kavango Basin.
Accusations that Equatorial Guinea Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima benefited unduly from a construction contract are false, said Centurion Law Group.
Norway’s TMC Compressors will provide a complete offshore topside compressed air system to the Bonga Main vessel offshore Nigeria.
Unidentified gunmen have killed a Saudi Aramco employee in his home, in Nigeria.