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.
Nigerian militants today threatened to unleash their “most deadly” wave of attacks on oil installations.
Eland Oil and Gas said today that its Opuama-8 well has been drilled in Nigeria.
A fire at a Nigerian pipeline interrupted gas supplies to companies generating more than 3,000 megawatts in Africa’s most populous nation, the government said.
A subsidiary of Danish conglomerate Moller-Maersk will carry out drilling work on fields offshore Ghana as part of a four-year deal with Tullow.
Italian oil firm Eni is celebrating the start of production from the Zohr field off Egypt.
US oil major ExxonMobil has completed the acquisition of a 25% stake in Mozambique’s gas-rich Area 4 block.
Kosmos Energy said today that the drilling of its Lamantin-1 exploration well of Mauritania has ended in failure.
Less than a month after being fired as head of Angola’s state-owned oil company, Isabel dos Santos says she is studying new deals.
Erin Energy said today it had started drilling the Oyo North West well off Nigeria.
US oil major ExxonMobil has signed production sharing contracts with the government of Mauritania for three deepwater offshore blocks.
Italian oil firm Eni has clinched a deal to become operator of a block in Angola and take on 48% equity.
Ophir Energy said today that its efforts to find alternative funding sources for its Fortuna FLNG project off Equatorial Guinea were at an advanced stage.
Junior stock market NEX Exchange has announced that Clean Invest Africa plc [NEX:CIA] has joined its register.
Gulfsands Petroleum's shares dropped 6% to 5.88p in London in early trading after the firm announced its decision to back out of Morocco.
Genel Energy today confirmed it would carry out a 3D seismic campaign across is Morocco Sidi Moussa licence.