The head of South Sudan’s Nilepet has stepped down after mounting criticism of his work.
TotalEnergies has extended an option for the Maersk Voyager, which has recently begun drilling the deepest well in the world offshore Angola.
Eni is pulling out of plans to explore for oil with Sasol in a large block off South Africa’s southeast coast due to concerns over the technical challenges of drilling in deep waters, according to two people familiar with the decision.
Prince Harry has taken up the cause of protecting the Okavango Delta, calling for Reconnaissance Energy Africa to halt its work.
Kosmos Energy and Ghana National Petroleum Corp. (GNPC) have bought out Occidental Petroleum’s stake in the Jubilee and TEN fields.
Results from Sonangol’s farm-out plans have been a “disappointment”, Welligence Energy Analytics has reported.
Namibian Petroleum Commissioner Maggy Shino has defended Reconnaissance Energy Africa’s conduct in the Kavango region.
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has found in favour of Somalia in a ruling on maritime boundaries in the Indian Ocean.
BW Energy has signed up to two new exploration blocks offshore Gabon as part of the country’s often delayed 12th offshore licensing round.
An unspecified incident on September 26 has disrupted operations at Equatorial Guinea’s LNG plant.
A Nigerian oil producer sued Shell for more than $2 billion over the ownership of oil wells, intensifying a dispute around an asset sale completed six years ago.
Reconnaissance Energy Africa has come under fire for alleged damage during its 2D seismic campaign, with calls for the Namibian government to withdraw approval.
High fuel prices have continued to put pressure on Nigeria’s coffers, cancelling out oil price gains for Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC).
Geofizyka Torun has begun shooting 3D seismic onshore in Mozambique for Sasol.
South Sudan has largely squandered its oil revenues, with International Crisis Group (ICG) suggesting the state be paid to not produce.
A number of Nigerian governors have called for the federal government to revisit the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA).
A Royal Navy ship is on its way to the Gulf of Guinea, amid a continued focus on security.
ExxonMobil continues to hold out hope for its Rovuma LNG project, in Mozambique, while Shell has held talks with the Tanzanian government on another East African export plan.
Libya has established the South Refinery, intended to resolve fuel shortages and unemployment in the country’s south.
Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi has held talks with Cote d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara on plans to fast track the development of the Baleine 1-X discovery.
A BP executive told internal investigators he was concerned about the energy giant’s dealings with a Nigerian middleman and payments being discussed to secure lucrative contracts.
Uganda’s oil plans are starting to come together, with contracts nearing on the current project and with more to come.
Savannah Energy increased revenues and adjusted EBITDA on higher volumes but is waiting a number of catalysts for change.
It is the “greatest time to be in the industry”, United Oil & Gas CEO Brian Larkin told Energy Voice, following the announcement of the company’s interim results.