Edinburgh-based Belltree has won work to assist Angola’s oil industry regulator in assessing field performance.
Maurel et Prom has appointed John Anis as the chairman of the board, to replace Aussie Gautama.
Privately backed Apex International Energy has announced a second oil find in Egypt’s Western Desert, with another well still to go.
Waha Oil Co. has cut production in order to carry out maintenance on the 32-inch pipeline connecting fields to the Es Sider terminal.
Shell Petroleum Development Co. (SPDC) has sold its 30% stake in OML 17 to TNOG Oil and Gas, for $533 million.
Frontier Energy will hold its North Africa and Mediterranean E&P Summit online on January 28, showcasing the region’s future energy potential.
A number of Nigerian voices have come out in support of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) this week.
Pharos Energy intends to farm out its Egyptian assets, with the company hiring Jefferies to handle the process.
Reconnaissance Energy Africa has begun drilling its first well in Namibia’s Kavango Basin.
Orca Energy sold less gas in 2020, down 8.6% year on year, as a result of COVID-19 and strong hydropower generation in Tanzania.
The Grand Tortue Ahmeyim gas field development, straddling the offshore waters of Mauritania and Senegal, is expected to produce its first gas in 2023 following delays related to the coronavirus pandemic, according to Senegal’s Oil Minister Sophie Gladima.
Lekoil shareholders have backed Metallon Corp.’s proposed board, despite some concerns flagged by the Nigerian government.
Zimbabwean miner Metallon Corp. faces a new challenge in its pursuit of Lekoil with possible difficulties emerging over local content in Nigeria.
The Area 4 partners in Mozambique have resumed drilling on the Coral Sul project, according to regulator Instituto Nacional de Petróleo (INP).
Reconnaissance Energy Africa has confirmed that its Botswana licence no longer includes the Tsodilo Hills.
SDX Energy has begun producing at its Sobhi well in Egypt’s South Disouq licence, six weeks ahead of schedule.
Kuwait Energy Egypt has begun drilling the ASH-3 well, in Egypt’s Abu Sennan licence, with work expected to take around 60 days.
A group led by Total has signed up to explore an offshore block in Egypt’s Herodotus Basin, in the Mediterranean Sea.
Zenith Energy has successfully bid for the Tilapia II licence, as the company closes out its Azerbaijani interests.
Unesco’s World Heritage Centre has said it is “vigilant” over plans for exploration in Namibia and Botswana.
Taiwan’s CPC Corp. has celebrated the arrival of Chadian crude in its home market.
Lekoil has accused minority shareholder Metallon of attempting to seize control of the Nigerian minnow, ahead of the EGM planned for January 8.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has officially inaugurated Nigerian Petroleum Development Co.’s (NPDC) integrated gas handling facility at Oredo.
Savannah Energy has set out cost and capital expenditure cuts, while also revising a gas sales agreement in Nigeria with Lafarge Africa.
Sirte Oil Co. (SOC) has doubled production to 100,000 barrels per day, following work to increase well productivity.