Tullow Oil has cut the amount it expects to produce this year, but is likely to approve the Simba development in Gabon later this year.
Nigeria has highlighted progress in maritime surveillance amid falling numbers of reported pirate attacks.
Karpowership SA is appealing against the decision by the South African government to reject its floating power plant plans.
Eni and Sonangol has signed production-sharing contracts (PSCs) for Blocks 27 and 28 with the Angolan regulator.
Renergen’s P12 well has begun flowing gas, although at low levels, the company has reported.
Shell has abandoned its final attempt to argue that a major lawsuit brought by thousands of Nigerians over an oil spill in the West African country should be heard in Nigeria rather than the UK.
Sonangol has launched a tender process for the Lobito refinery, which may have capacity of up to 200,000 barrels per day.
Nigeria LNG (NLNG) managing director and CEO Tony Attah will leave his role in August.
AXA will not support TotalEnergies’ East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), the insurer told the StopEACOP alliance.
Australia’s Invictus Energy has scrapped a farm-in agreement for its Cabora Bassa project in Zimbabwe.
Rwanda will provide a 1,000-person force to Mozambique’s trouble Cabo Delgado Province to assist in a counter-insurgency programme.
Nigeria’s two houses have passed versions of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) but various groups remain unhappy, highlighting the challenges for the legislation ahead of presidential approval.
Congo Kinshasa has set out plans to tackle the threat – and opportunity – of gas under water in Lake Kivu.
Creation of a strong national oil company is essential to meeting South Africa’s energy needs, Minister of Mineral and Energy Resources Gwede Mantashe has said.
Australian minnow FAR has completed the sale of its stake offshore Senegal to Woodside Energy.
Eni has made a significant oil find offshore Ghana, close to its existing Sankofa hub, which would allow it to fast track production.
TechnipFMC has been awarded a “significant” contract for the Tullow Oil Jubilee South East development offshore Ghana.
Petrojet’s crude oil storage tank in Ras Badran has officially entered the Guinness World Records ranking.
The Nigerian Senate and House of Representatives have passed the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) in a bid to draw in more investment, from foreign and domestic sources.
Qatar Petroleum (QP) has signed deals with TotalEnergies on entering three more offshore exploration blocks in South Africa.
Scotland’s approach to trade with Africa is changing, driven by new commercial pressures, COVID-19 and the energy transition.
South Sudanese production has dropped to 154,000 barrels per day but the government is eager to secure investments, both in new exploration and in increasing its recovery rate.
ARA Petroleum Tanzania (APT) expects to begin acquiring 3D seismic this quarter.
London-listed Wildcat Petroleum has set out plans to focus on Angola initially, with a secondary exploration drive in Namibia.
A dispute over the wisdom of drilling in northern Namibia has escalated, with Reconnaissance Energy Africa and Viceroy Research trading barbed statements.