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.
Australian energy firm Origin Energy has completed the final stage of its mid-life enhancement (MLE) project at the BassGas project in Tanzania.
Hyperdynamic’s subsidiary SCS Corporation and South Atlantic Petroleum are planning to spud the Fatala-1 well by the end of July.
GE Oil & Gas has signed a five year contract contract for work with Eni East Africa (EEA) on the offshore Mozambique developments it operates.
Aker Solutions was awarded a contract to deliver three umbilicals and associated equipment at ENI's Coral South project, Mozambique's first offshore field development.
ION Geophysical has announced a new 2D multi-client program offshore Gabon, in cooperation with the Gabon Ministry of Petroleum and Hydrocarbons.
Malaysia-based offshore energy facilities and services provider Bumi Armada has suspended its operations and maintenance contracts with Erin Energy at the Oyo oil field offshore Nigeria.
Gulfsands Petroleum said today that its Moulay Bouchta licence in Morocco had expired.
Woodside Petroleum said today that its purchase of a stake in Senegalese oil assets had been approved by the West African country.
FAR Limited has asked for arbitration proceedings to be commenced to resolve a row over assets offshore Senegal.
Tlou Energy has started producing power from coal bed methane (CBM) at its field in Botswana.
New Age has separated the roles of chairman and chief executive in a top-order shake-up.
Wentworth, the Oslo Stock Exchange and AIM listed independent is on the hunt for a farmout partner for its operations in Mozambique.
Eland Oil & Gas has signed a rig deal with OES Energy Services for its Nigeria campaign.
Saif al-Islam, the son and one-time heir apparent of late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, has been released after more than five years in detention, his captors said.
Global Petroleum has struck a deal with Seabird Exploration to buy 834-kilometres worth of 2D seismic data covering a Namibian licence. The survey will provide London and Brisbane-based Global Petroleum with more detail on the Gemsbok prospect. The survey will start late June or early July and take about two weeks to complete.
A row between two Australian energy firms could delay production start-up from a major oil development involving Cairn Energy off Senegal.
Eland Oil and Gas said last night it had raised £15.2million from a sale of new shares in the north-east company.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc lifted restrictions on exports of a key Nigerian crude oil, 472 days after imposing them following militant attacks. The extra flows alone amount to about 20 percent of the supply OPEC has pledged to cut from world markets.
A consortium led by TechnipFMC will build a floating LNG vessel for Italian firm Eni’s project off Mozambique.
Morocco has handed SDX Energy an eight-year exploration permit covering more than 1,000 square kilometres.
Cairn Energy shares rose after revealing an appraisal well offshore Senegal confirmed “good connectivity” to another site drilled by the firm. The Edinburgh-based exploration and production firm said the results meant it was now on track to submit a development plan for the field to the Senegal government next year.