Allseas has completed the infield pipelay scope for BP’s LNG project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.
The Leipzig-based company, controlled by EnBW Baden-Wuerttemberg AG, is the first German gas trader to reach such an agreement with the North African country, said the people who asked not to be named as the business is private.
“The critiques are continuing so we don’t move,” Nankabirwa said. “I’m not worried, I am just annoyed”, the minister said in reference to criticism from environmental NGOs. “Uganda is a sovereign state, you cannot dictate to us. I pray I don’t come across such people.”
Seplat CEO Roger Brown said ANOH was an “important strategic project” for the company. "It will roughly double our gas production, and we are focused on the path to first gas”, he said.
ECOWAS has called for the “immediate and unconditional” release of deposed president Mohammed Bazoum. The group said it would gradually ease sanctions, based on Niger’s response.
There is “positive discrimination for the communities hosting the operations. At the peak it is expected that about 160,000 people will be employed. Out of these 14,000 persons will be directly employed in the oil and gas sector”, he said.
For Shell or its local Shell Petroleum Development Co. (SPDC) to be held liable, “the court must be satisfied that there were no other significant causes which contributed to the claimants’ alleged losses such as spills by other operators or pollution as a result of illegal refining or sabotage”, the spokesperson said.
Demonstrators have declared today a “global day of action” to stop EACOP, which will run from west Uganda to a port in Tanzania.
As such, the crude is a good fit for major buyers in Europe, NNPC said, and commands a premium to Brent. The crude has an API of 29 degrees.
The company said ANOH had faced challenges in the “security situation, poor weather, and contractor performance”.
Discussions are “advanced” for syndicated tranches of loans from African, Asian and Chinese lenders, among others, for the conduit that will carry 216,000 barrels of oil a day from Ugandan fields for export, she said.
Greta Thunberg, who was arrested on Tuesday outside the Energy Intelligence Forum, participated in the blockade of JP Morgan this morning.
A controversial $4 billion crude oil pipeline to link Uganda and Tanzania has overcome a key hurdle that delayed a final decision, according to Standard Bank Group.
“OML 18 will only contribute about 30% of the exports. So many people have signed up and want to sign up – we’re going to reach full capacity very quickly,” Fanning said.
“We believe that the scale of OML 18 and the efficiencies that ELI's new infrastructure will bring represents a very exciting opportunity for us and all investors in San Leon."
Allseas will deploy its Pioneering Spirit, the world’s largest construction vessel, to begin in early December 2023. Allseas will also use its Oceanic offshore support vessel.
The minister said the insurance issue was the last real barrier to EACOP. “The rest was politics”, she said.
In Cote d’Ivoire, the service company has won a subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) contract for Baleine Phase 2. Eni began producing at this field in August.
As the security forces took control of the country, they ordered borders and ports to shutter. This triggered a drop off in oil loadings, according to OilX’s Florian Thaler.
“We have good knowledge of this field, having built the subsea tree systems for the original Girassol development. It gives us immense pride that our long-term clients continue to show trust and confidence in our solutions through subsequent awards.”
There has been some impact from the war, though, with the supply chain of trucks bringing equipment back to the oil wells having slowed.
In the meantime, Sasol warned of “continued pricing and demand volatility” to come.
Lesufi said there had been a “high smell of gas” in the area before. “Egoli Gas remains the centre of our focus because all of us agree that the cause of this explosion or impact is gas,” he said.
The two regulators must “immediately comply”, it said, and “ensure that no duplication of regulatory responsibilities occurs across any activity”.
A statement from Chad’s hydrocarbons ministry said the event symbolised the “deep friendship” between the two countries.