Petronas has entered into an agreement to acquire a 40% stake in FAR’s A2 and A5 offshore licenses in Gambia, West Africa.
The Saipem 12000 drillship is on its way to drill the RD-1 well in Morocco.
Libya’s oil exports from the Mellitah terminal will be “modified” after protests disrupted production at the key El-Feel deposit for the first time in two months, putting the OPEC nation’s crude production at risk of a decline again.
Pirates armed with AK-47 rifles have opened fire on an oil tanker off the coast of Nigeria.
Aberdeen has signed a pact with the city of Pemba in Mozambique to mutually benefit from emerging oil and gas opportunities in the region.
Cyprus-based vessel contractor SeaBird Exploration will provide a ship for an upcoming survey in West Africa. The project is anticipated to commence during Q1 and will have a duration of approximately 60 days. SeaBird will be using the Osprey Explorer for the project.
Aker Energy has struck a deal to acquire Hess’ Ghanaian business for £70million.
A hearing date of June 18 has been set by a Nigerian court over a corruption case relating to the sale of an oil field in 2011, a news report said.
BP is to spend over $1billion (£724million) in Egypt this year, chief executive Bob Dudley has told Reuters.
BP today announced first gas from the Atoll Phase One project off Egypt.
Britain’s trade envoy to Egypt has started a five-day visit to the country to strengthen ties in the oil and gas sector.
Kosmos Energy and BP said today that it expects to reach a final investment decision on the Tortue gas field project off West Africa towards the end of 2018.
Ocean Installer has been awarded a decommissioning contract off the coast of Mauritania.
Pirates have released an oil tanker and its crew of 22 Indian nationals after taking it captive off the coast of West Africa.
An oil tanker carrying 22 Indian crewmen has gone missing off the coast of West Africa.
Scottish oil and gas explorer Bowleven said today that a rig has been contracted for the Etinde field in Cameroon.
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the UK Ghana Chamber of Commerce and its Scottish counterpart will be signed in Aberdeen next week.
Statoil has pulled out of negotiations for a 25.5% stake in a gas block off Mozambique, according to Reuters.
Africa’s top oil producer plans to make gas flaring more costly for companies that have escaped the payment of billions of dollars despite being fined, Nigerian Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun said.
A partnership of BP and Kosmos Energy has won the rights to exploration areas off the coast of West Africa, according to a news report.
Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) has said oil fields in the Jikharra area have reopened for the first time since the beginning of November.
Australian firm Global Petroleum said today that it is preparing to kick-start the process of farming out stakes in two of its blocks offshore Namibia.
Nigeria is suing JP Morgan Chase for more than $875million over the transfer of cash used to buy an oilfield in 2011, a news report said.
ExxonMobil has agreed to buy exploration and production rights for a block off Ghana.
Shell and BP agreed to annual deals to buy Libyan crude, underscoring how the North African country’s recovering production and improving security are enticing some of the world’s largest oil companies.