Angola is determined to increase energy production and, judging from the wave of independents signed up to take on Sonangol stakes, seems well positioned.
Shell has issued three engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) tenders for companies to participate in the 120,000 barrel per day Bonga North development in Nigeria.
Eni and Sonatrach have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on accelerating gas plans and a move towards green hydrogen.
A group of Nigerian companies have teamed up to build, own and operate (BOO) a natural gas infrastructure network in the Lagos Free Zone.
Technip Energies has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Senegal’s COS Petrogaz on LNG and decarbonisation.
ExxonMobil has awarded Maersk Supply Service work supporting drilling and production offshore Angola, in Block 15.
Invictus Energy has signed a binding well services contract with Baker Hughes for drilling in Zimbabwe, following a capital raise.
Nigeria’s Petrodel Resources has dusted off its Tanzanian licences and announced a plan to return to the East African state.
BP has chosen Petrofac to carry out work at the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) LNG project as the service company scales up its African presence.
Mauritania has signed on to support three hydrogen projects, including Chariot’s Nour plan, at a strategic meeting.
SDX Energy has struck a deal to sell itself to Canadian-listed Tenaz Energy for £21.4 million in an all-share offer.
Glencore has agreed to pay penalties of $1.06 billion to US and Brazilian authorities. More is to come in a UK settlement with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz attended the launch of a synthetic aeroplane fuel in South Africa today, with his local counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa.
Sahara Group and Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) have taken ownership of two LPG vessels in South Korea, with plans to reach 10 vessels in the next 10 years.
Reconnaissance Energy Africa and Invictus Energy are both nearing drilling, as they seek to prove up onshore hopes around Namibia and Zimbabwe respectively.
Sonatrach has signed a contract for China National Technical Import & Export Corp. (CNTIC) and Sinopec Luoyang Engineering (LPEC) to build a methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) facility at Arzew.
Seplat Energy has appointed Basil Omiyi to takeover as non-executive chairman, while questions are asked once more over the company’s deal for ExxonMobil’s local assets.
Marsh McLennan has been identified as the insurance broker for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).
Exploration is back, emissaries of some of the world’s top oil companies have said, with Africa in a strong position to meet new demand.
Protests have disrupted the gala dinner at the Africa Energies Summit, with a group of Extinction Rebellion activists attaching themselves to Gordon Ramsay’s Heddon Street restaurant.
Tullow Oil has chosen Petrofac to carry out well decommissioning offshore Mauritania, replacing Maersk Decom.
Afreximbank has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO), with the dream of creating an energy bank.
The offshore drilling rig market is “much tighter” than previously thought, according to new analysis, with some segments “nearly sold-out”.
A Nigerian NGO has filed a lawsuit against Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari over a string of alleged failures at the country’s four refineries.
The head of Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) has highlighted the North African country’s role in meeting Europe’s energy security needs and downplayed the risks.