BW Energy has launched its 2021 drilling campaign in Gabon with the spudding of the Hibiscus extension well.
Sonatrach has pulled the plug on the Isarene permit, held by Petroceltic International.
Namibian President Hage Geingob has acknowledged Reconnaissance Energy Africa’s find in the Kavango Basin.
Petronas has handed Maersk Drilling a $24 million contract to drill one well off Gabon using a deepwater drillship.
Reconnaissance Energy Africa has found oil and gas indicators and shows over three intervals at its first well onshore Namibia.
Nigeria’s plans to overhaul its exploration and production sector through the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) fall short, according to Mariah Lucciano-Gabriel.
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).