Kosmos Energy has appointed two former Cobalt International Energy executives to run its exploration business.
George Maxwell has been named as Vaalco Energy’s new CEO, replacing Cary Bounds.
ION Geophysical has won 3D work offshore Kenya, ahead of a licence round expected in the near term.
Angola has invited companies to study secondary recovery methods in a bid to maintain production.
Nigeria has revoked four licences held by Addax Petroleum and handed them to the operator's former contractor.
Cairn Energy signed an agreement in Mauritania to operate the C7 block, the company has announced.
Eni has made a new light oil discovery in Block 15/06, offshore Angola, close to its existing infrastructure.
Qatar Petroleum (QP) has struck a deal to work with Shell at two blocks offshore Namibia.
Tullow Oil has launched its drilling programme in Ghana, spudding a first well on the Jubilee field on April 5.
PetroNor’s bid to avoid arbitration over a licence dispute with Senegal has failed.
Angola will hold a roadshow session for its 2020 bid round on April 12, pushed back from April 6.
Total expects to start up its Ikike field, offshore Nigeria, by the end of 2021 and will drill a number of exploration wells across its African portfolio.
Lukoil has pulled its non-binding bid for FAR, clearing the way for Woodside Energy to increase its stake in the Sangomar project.
Pharos Energy has secured improved fiscal terms on its El Fayum concession, in Egypt’s Western Desert.
A final investment decision for the Etinde project in Cameroon has slipped once more, with Bowleven now tipping 2022.
Eni has signed a number of agreements, including on relaunching exploration and development, with Algeria’s Sonatrach.
An Italian judge has approved a settlement with Eni over alleged corruption in Congo Brazzaville.
Australia’s Invictus Energy has completed a capital raise of A$8 million ($6.1mn), which it will use to progress work on its Zimbabwean hopes.
Chariot Oil and Gas is diversifying into renewable energy for mines, under a deal to acquire Africa Energy Management Platform (AEMP).
ADM Energy has set out a plan to acquire a stake in the Barracuda field, in Nigeria’s OML 141.
iMbokodo Exploration and Production is a South African company with a difference, it is led by women and has the cash to back up its aspirations.
A Milan court has acquitted Shell and Eni, and their executives, of allegations of wrongdoing around Nigeria’s OPL 245 licence.
Sterling Energy has appointed two ex-Tullow Oil executives to its board as executive directors.
Zenith Energy has struck a deal to acquire a 45% stake in Tunisia’s Ezzaouia concession, under a deal with Candax Energy.
Tullow Oil has reported a post-tax loss of $1.22 billion for 2020, with production to continue sliding in 2020.