Kosmos Energy, a company behind some of the industry's largest recent oil discoveries, will begin drilling the first of a trio of so-called super-giant prospects off the coast of Senegal and Mauritania later this month.
Libya’s biggest oil field Sharara is “back to normal” after a disruption caused by protests in the politically fragmented country, the state National Oil Corp. said.
Cairn Energy's SNE North-1 exploration well offshore Senegal has encountered an oil and pay pay.
Eland Oil & Gas has named a former Baker Hughes director as its new chief financial officer.
Sound Energy has been given the go-ahead for its gas export pipeline in Morocco.
Dutch subsea service firm DeepOcean has expanded its operations in West Africa after snapping up French company Searov Offshore.
Cameroon energy utility Victoria Oil and Gas said today that a court had approved its capital reduction proposals.
A group of 10 university researchers have been kidnapped in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram insurgents, the state’s oil company said today, according to a news report.
A leak has forced Shell to shut its Trans Niger pipeline in Nigeria, a news report said.
Anglo African Oil & Gas (AAOG) said today that it plans to drill a third well on the Tilapia oil field in the Republic of Congo.
West-Africa-focused Eland Oil and Gas said today that production from one of its Nigerian licences had reached its highest level since 1977.
The Agbada 2 flow station should have been buzzing with activity, pumping crude to one of Nigeria’s largest export terminals. Instead it was idle in the muggy, mid-morning heat as Wilcox Emmanuel, the facility’s manager, shrugged in resignation about the thieves who’d shut him down.
Sound Energy said today that its second Tendrara well in Morocco will have 40billion square cubic feet of gas in place for production once it reaches full pressure stabilisation.
Gulfsands Petroleum is to exit Tunsia after failing to attract a partner for a production sharing contract (PSC).
Tlou Energy has appointed the former Bank of Botswana governor to its board.
Recently established offshore drilling company Borr Drilling has been given a letter of commitment from Total E&P Nigeria for work in the country.
Aminex has appointed io oil & gas consulting to prepare a gas commercialisation study to assist with the development of the Ntorya field, part of the company’s Ruvuma PSA acreage in Tanzania.
Gambia's energy minister said today that the country would seek legal advice on its dispute with African Petroleum (AP) over two exploration licences, a news report said.
The Gambian Government has approved Erin Energy’s farm-out agreement with FAR Limited – where FAR will acquire operatorship of two Erin blocks in the Gambia.
UK player Sound Energy has successfully extracted gas from the its Kechoula Discovery in Morocco.
An oil firm has denied claims a West African country has been stripped of two exploration blocks.
A termination for convenience notice was received by Dolphin Drilling from Anadarko Petroleum Company, ending what was a four-year contract.
Odfjell Drilling has been awarded a contract with Total E&P for work in South Africa.
Seplat has successfully extended its revolving credit facility.
Oil giant Schlumberger has signed an agreement to develop the Anyala and Madu fields under oil mining licences (OML) 83 and 85, offshore Nigeria.