Sudan has undergone a tumultuous 10 years, from the loss of much of its oil production with the breaking away of South Sudan, to the recent and dramatic change of government.
Qatar Petroleum (QP) intends to produce 126 million tonnes per year of LNG by 2027, from its current level of 77mn tpy.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a $50 million to upgrade an oil refinery held by Suez Oil Processing Co. (SOPC).
Egypt and Israel have signed a natural gas supply deal at the Investment for Africa Forum, with the US government stepping in to provide insurance on the agreement.
Saudi Arabia is pushing ahead with the much-watched IPO of the mainstay of its economy, Aramco, although with somewhat diminished aspirations.
SDX Energy is making strong operational progress in North Africa but lower realised prices for production have dragged down revenues in the first nine months of the year.
The US’ Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved four LNG export plans, three of which are located in Texas’ Brownsville Ship Channel.
TGS has launched a new 3D seismic survey in the MSGBC Basin, covering 5,100 square km, in partnership with GeoPartners.
Nigeria’s former attorney general Mohammed Adoke has been arrested in Dubai, according to his lawyer Mike Ozekhome in comments to Reuters.
Libya expects to raise more than $20 billion in revenue in 2019, with production running at around 1.25 million barrels per day, the company’s chairman Mustafa Sanalla said at a conference in Tunis.
There are opportunities for companies to press ahead with innovation and expansion while using machine learning and big data, ABB’s vice president for digital Ronan O’Sullivan said recently.
South Africa’s Hawks police squad has arrested a former minister Bongani Bongo, and MP from the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party, over alleged improprieties at the Eskom power utility.
The head of a Maltese company working on an LNG-to-power scheme has been arrested on a yacht as he was leaving the country.
Avenir has set out a planned entry into a second country, Brazil, under a small-scale LNG delivery scheme with Golar Power.
Trafigura’s work in South Sudan involved connections with an Israeli middleman who went on to be sanctioned by the US for aiding the conflict, a Swiss NGO has claimed in a new report.
Tanzania has struggled to pay its debts to local gas producers but there are signs this is changing, with Wentworth Resources and Orca Exploration posting strong quarterly results on improved collections and higher gas demand.
A thorough understanding of the present is essential for ADNOC to make plans for the future, the company’s senior vice president for digital Abdul Nasser Al Mughairbi told Energy Voice on the sidelines of the ADIPEC conference.
Springfield Exploration and Production has discovered 50 metres of light net oil pay at its Afina-1 well, with gross thickness of 65 metres, offshore Ghana.
Sonatrach’s new head was installed on November 17, with Kamel Eddine Chikhi replacing Rachid Hachichi at the top of the Algerian energy company.
Innovation and new approaches are dominating ADNOC’s drive for new sources of gas.
Nimbleness and responsiveness to client needs are seen as at the heart of Churchill Drilling Tool’s appeal to operators seeking downhole circulation support, the company’s manager for the Middle East and Asia Nicholas Kjaer has said.
Baker Hughes is shoring up its position in Abu Dhabi, opening a new wellhead repair and maintenance facility in the country last week, while talking up its various positions in the region.
It has been a long time coming, but Savannah Petroleum has completed its acquisition of Seven Energy, broadening its focus from Nigerien exploration to including Nigerian production.
The Middle East has been a mainstay of Penspen and confirmation of that came earlier this week, with the announcement of a project management consultancy (PMC) award from Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC.
Energy Voice and Granite PR have held their first co-branded Gateway event in Abu Dhabi, with a pre-conference breakfast involving ADNOC, where the importance of innovation and co-operation was high on the menu.