Australia-listed Armour Energy has suspended work on its 2D seismic shoot in Uganda as heavy rains have made work impossible.
Sasol and its join CEOs, Bongani Nqwababa and Stephen Cornell, will part company as of October 31 following the company’s misjudged investment in a multi-billion dollar gas facility in the US.
The South African government has published its Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) with the aim of setting out the country’s future energy mix.
Reporting success in Egypt’s Gulf of Suez, Eni has said it expects production to begin imminently.
SDX Energy has begun its 12-well campaign in Morocco, targeting 15 billion cubic feet (425 million cubic metres) of gross resources.
Glencore’s oil production has risen 8% during the first three quarters of the year over the same period in 2018.
A number of African states are in the process of visiting Sochi, largely in the hope of signing deals for new investment.
Eni has begun producing gas and condensate from its Obiafu 41 find, with output going to the domestic power market.
A group of NGOs has filed in a French court to compel Total to disclose details of its human rights and environmental plans in Uganda.
A Teekay and COSCO joint venture operating LNG tankers serving Yamal LNG has been cleared to resume operations.
The Nigerian government is said to be seeking the arrest, via Interpol, of two directors from Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID), an Irish company with which it is locked in a legal battle.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has set out a plan of passing legislation overhauling the country’s hydrocarbon industry by the end of 2020.
Brookfield Asset Management is to buy a 25% stake in Cove Point LNG for just over $2 billion in cash.
Oil Search’s LNG project in Papua New Guinea continued strongly in the third quarter but progress on a new three-train liquefaction plan is moving more slowly than had been expected.
Shell Egypt has set out plans to sell its onshore assets in the Western Desert.
Panoro Energy has struck a deal to sell its stake in Nigeria’s OML 113 to PetroNor E&P.
Woodside Energy is pushing ahead with its Scarborough plan, even while the final investment decision (FID) for Browse has been pushed back to the first half of 2021.
The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) of Switzerland has ordered Gunvor to pay almost 94 million Swiss francs ($94.7mn) for failing to prevent corruption in Congo Brazzaville and Cote d’Ivoire.
Kinder Morgan’s Elba LNG plant is finally starting up, with one train producing and two more on the way.
Malaysian authorities have seized a drillship that was on its way to Angola.
Angola’s new regulator Agência Nacional de Petróleo, Gás e Biocombustíveis (ANPG) has held talks with various producers about supporting future production from Angola LNG.
Nigeria is taking steps to secure further public-private partnerships in order to develop infrastructure in the energy sector.
Lukoil has signed up for a 5% stake in the Ghasha concession, as a part of a broader package between the United Arab Emirates and Russia.
Sonatrach has signed a deal to increase its stake in the Medgaz gas pipeline to 51%, from 43%. The remainder will be held by Naturgy.
The US’ Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is the benchmark for anti-corruption efforts around the world but the ways in which it is being used are changing, as various countries work on their own efforts.