Groups including Greenpeace and London Zoo have called on the Ugandan government to abandon plans to search for oil beneath Lake Edward.
MX Oil is looking to pool £2million to fund its Nigeria asset through to production.
ISIS (Islamic State) has attacked installations close to Libya’s Ras Lanuf terminal as it threatened of more attacks in coming days. According to reports from the region, at least two storage tanks from the Harogue Oil Operations company were set on fire near to the country's leading oil terminal.
Cameroon-based gas supplier Victoria Oil & Gas said there had been minimal impact from weak oil prices or customers changing back to oil..
Chariot Oil & Gas has launched its 3D seismic survey offshore Nambia.
Solo Oil has confirmed that Kiliwani North operator Animex has now executed the gas sales agreement for the Kiliwani North-1 well with the Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation on behalf of their joint venture partnership.
Aminex today confirmed it had struck a deal with the Tanzanian government ahead first production form its Kiliwani North gas field.
Bowleven said it has now wrapped up an extended flow testing programme at Moambe and Zingana. The Africa focused oil and gas explorer said the results continue to support plans for around five to six mmscfd of gas for power generation under a development scheme with Actis and Eneo in Cameroon.
Gulfsands Petroleum has had a two-year extension to its Chorbane Licence ratified by the Tunisian authorities.
Genel Energy said the Aigle-1X exploration well on the CI-508 licence offshore Côte d’Ivoire (Genel 24% working interest) is in the process of being plugged and abandoned after failing to encounter hydrocarbons. The completion of this well concludes Genel’s committed Côte d’Ivoire drilling programme.
Sound Energy has entered into a three-well field management agreement with Schlumberger for the Tendrara licence, onshore Morocco.
Aminex has netted a six-month reprieve to pay back its corporate loan facility.
Victoria Oil and Gas, the Cameroon-based utility specialist, has appointed industry veteran Iain Patrick to its board.
Scottish oil explorer Bowleven, which is focused on African opportunities, has submitted the Bomono Exploitation Authorisation Application (BEAA) to the Cameroon authorities as planned.
Sound Energy has completed the farm-in agreement with the Moroccan Oil and Gas Investment Fund in relation to the Tendrara Lakbir Licence, onshore Morocco.
Tullow Oil has reported promising results so far from its Etom-2 well in Block 13T, Northern Kenya.
Penspen, the engineering and management services company, has been awarded a FEED contract for further development of a natural gas pipeline in Ghana.
BP has increased its working interest in the West Nile Delta project in Egypt.
San Leon Energy's seismic subsidiary NovaSeis has signed a memorandum of understanding with Nigeria's Northbridge Energy to provide seismic acquisition and interpretation services.
Anadarko has signed an agreement for the development of the massive natural gas resources that straddle two offshore blocks.
Sterling Energy has confirmed a 13.5% working interest in the deepwater C-10 block offshore Mauritania.
Engineering services firm Penspen has been awarded a contract from Sirius Group to conduct an engineering study for the monetisation of gas reserves from oilfields offshore Niger Delta.
South African oil firm SacOil, said transition into a production company remained its priority as it announced it half-year results, revealing a drop in profit, due largely to increased operating costs.
Solo Oil has farmed out its interest in the Ruvuma petroleum sharing agreement to help it accelerate two appraisal wells in Tanzania.
Eland Oil & Gas' successful workover has boosted production in its West African assets.