The Maersk Voyager has set sail for the Venus site, offshore Namibia, where it will drill perhaps the most hotly anticipated well of the year in Africa for TotalEnergies.
The UK has updated its guidance to urge its nationals to leave Ethiopia while commercial flights are still operating.
BP has started production at its Platina field, offshore Angola in Block 18.
Mozambique has launched its sixth licensing round in an online and in person event, which will run until August 31, 2022.
Halliburton, one of world’s largest oil services companies, said a unit of the firm has been hired to help seal a well head in southern Nigeria that’s been spewing its contents for several weeks.
Switzerland has ordered three SBM subsidiaries to pay 7 million francs ($7.5mn) for failing to prevent bribe paying in Angola, Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria.
TotalEnergies has signed a solar power plan in Libya, in addition to setting out plans for the Waha concession.
A seismic vessel arriving in Cape Town has sparked the ire of environmental activists ahead of planned work off South Africa’s Wild Coast.
Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh intends to run for president, he announced at the weekend, while also seeming to back a sale of a stake in Waha Oil to TotalEnergies and ConocoPhillips.
Pharos Energy has restarted drilling in Egypt at the El Fayum concession, the company has declared.
Fugro is transforming its business through a shift to remote and autonomous vessels, with the aim of accelerating decision making – while also cutting emissions.
Wentworth Resources has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Vitol to offset emissions in Tanzania.
SDX Energy has begun drilling in Morocco, launching the second phase of its 2021 campaign.
Uganda’s Parliament may not approve the Lake Albert development until the end of the year, pushing the final investment decision (FID) into early 2022.
DNG Energy has received a cargo of LNG from the Netherlands – South Africa’s first such delivery.
The Coral Sul floating LNG (FLNG) vessel left Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard this morning on its way to Mozambique.
Saif al-Islam Gaddafi has filed his papers to run for president in Libya’s election, due on December 24.
Australia’s FAR has begun drilling the Bambo-1 exploration well, offshore The Gambia.
A Mozambique NGO has accused Eni of evading taxes and local content responsibilities through its use of foreign contractors at the Coral Sul floating LNG (FLNG) project.
Opposition is building against Shell’s plan for a 3D seismic survey of South Africa’s southeast coast.
Swedish prosecutors have charged high-ranking executives at the Lundin Group over complicity in war crimes committed in Sudan.
A blanket policy of renewables at the expense of hydrocarbons is “holding back Africa’s development potential”, a white paper from Frontier has warned.
Tullow Oil has pre-empted the sale of Occidental Petroleum’s stake in the Jubilee and TEN fields to Kosmos Energy, in Ghana.
Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Co. (AEEPCo) has reported a major spill in the Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
Aquaterra Energy has won a $4.4 million contract to participate in the conversion of the Hibiscus Alpha jack-up rig, which will be located offshore Gabon.