African Petroleum has kicked off arbitration proceedings against Gambia over its rights to two offshore licence.
Tullow Oil said today that it would look to restart development drilling on the TEN fields in Ghana following a tribunal ruling.
North-Africa focused oil firm SDX Energy said drilling had started on a development well in Morocco as the company gets set for a “very busy period”.
Eland Oil and Gas confirmed today that work on a sidetrack well had begun on its core asset in Nigeria.
Sound Energy's chief executive today insisted Morocco remains the company's "absolute priority".
An Aberdeenshire man killed in an offshore accident overseas has been described as “the greatest” friend, son, brother, husband and father.
Two more oil fields in Libya are being closed after an armed group took over pipelines to both deposits, further disrupting the OPEC nation’s plan to boost crude production.
Kosmos Energy said today that tests on the Tortue-1 well prove that the discovery off West Africa is "world class".
Botswana has granted Tlou Energy a mining licence for the Lesedi coal bed methane (CBM) project.
London-based Ophir Energy said today that Gunvor had been selected as the preferred buyer of LNG for offtake from the Fortuna project off Equatorial Guinea.
Nigeria's state oil company said the company's production costs had been trimmed to $23 per barrel, down from $29 in July, a news report said.
Nigeria has started a $41 billion railway expansion to reduce dependence on oil and diversify its struggling economy by improving transport links to allow the movement of goods around the country and to ports.
Rockhopper Exploration has been dealt mixed results in its Egypt campaign.
Oil and gas engineering firm Energy Services International (Eserve) is celebrating a new contract in West Africa.
US firm Erin Energy said today that drilling had begun on a new well on the Oyo field off the coast of Nigeria.
Hundreds of protesters have descended on a Shell crude oil flow station in the Niger Delta, a news report said.
Kosmos Energy, a company behind some of the industry's largest recent oil discoveries, will begin drilling the first of a trio of so-called super-giant prospects off the coast of Senegal and Mauritania later this month.
Libya’s biggest oil field Sharara is “back to normal” after a disruption caused by protests in the politically fragmented country, the state National Oil Corp. said.
Cairn Energy's SNE North-1 exploration well offshore Senegal has encountered an oil and pay pay.
Eland Oil & Gas has named a former Baker Hughes director as its new chief financial officer.
Sound Energy has been given the go-ahead for its gas export pipeline in Morocco.
Dutch subsea service firm DeepOcean has expanded its operations in West Africa after snapping up French company Searov Offshore.
Cameroon energy utility Victoria Oil and Gas said today that a court had approved its capital reduction proposals.
A group of 10 university researchers have been kidnapped in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram insurgents, the state’s oil company said today, according to a news report.
A leak has forced Shell to shut its Trans Niger pipeline in Nigeria, a news report said.