UK-based oil firm Savannah Petroleum has started drilling a fourth well in its current campaign in Niger. The Eridal-1 well, located in the Agadem Basin, south-east Niger, was spudded on July 27. Drilling is expected to take about a month, using Rig GW-215. he well is planned to be drilled to a total depth of 2,592 metres.
SDX Energy has made a gas discovery at its South Disouq Concession in Egypt.
London-listed SDX Energy has had a successful production test from an appraisal well in South Disouq, Egypt.
UK independent oil firm Savannah Petroleum is celebrating its third consecutive discovery in its maiden exploration campaign on a block in Niger.
Middle East oilfield service firm AlMansoori has supported a ground-breaking project in Kenya after securing a $15 million contract with Tullow Oil.
A joint venture owned by ExxonMobil, Eni and CNPC has submitted a development plan for the first phase of the Rovuma LNG project off Mozambique.
London-based Soco International said today that it had agreed to sell its assets in Angola for $5 million.
Oil field service giant TechnipFMC has been awarded a contract by Total E&P Angola for the Zinia Phase 2 field development, located offshore Angola.
Aberdeen-headquartered Stena Drilling has won a contract to supply one of its vessels for a project in Ghana later this year.
Subsea 7 will has won a contract worth at least $150 million for work on Total's Zinia Phase 2 project off Angola.
African Petroleum said today that it had been unable to resolve a dispute with Senegal over two petroleum sharing contracts.
London-listed Soco International has struck a deal to sell its assets in Congo for $10 million.
SDX Energy said today that it had struck gas with its SD-4X well in the South Disouq Concession, Egypt.
West-Africa-focused Savannah Petroleum has appointed former BP manager David Clarkson as its chief operating officer.
Energy services firm Subsea 7 has been awarded a “sizeable” contract for work off the coast of Egypt.
The chief executive of Ghana’s Petroleum Commission has said Aberdeen will play a “vital part” in the country’s upcoming “oil boom”.
Chariot Oil and Gas has booked the Ocean Rig Poseidon to drill one firm and one optional well off Namibia.
Oil services firm Schlumberger has pulled out of a joint venture to develop a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Equatorial Guinea.
Energy services giant Wood has won a front end engineering design contract (FEED) for a 550mile pipeline in Kenya.
For oil traders, there’s no place quite like Saldanha Bay. When prices slumped in 2014, trading houses generated outsize profits by storing millions of barrels of crude in the deep-water harbor north of Cape Town.
French oil giant Total has decided to sanction the £900 million Zinia 2 project off Angola.
Glencore Plc is close to a $1 billion deal to buy Chevron Corp.’s southern African assets, potentially scuppering an earlier agreement with China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., according to three people familiar with the matter.
Ghana sees the country’s state-owned gas-station operator as the leading bidder to partner Exxon Mobil for the exploration of crude at an offshore field, according to two people familiar with the matter.
London-headquartered SDX Energy said the flow test results on a well in Egypt had exceeded expectations.
EnerMech, of Aberdeen, is looking to double revenue from its operations in Africa to £50 million over the next three years.