Chariot Oil & Gas Ltd. plans to drill its first well in at least three years in 2017 off Morocco as African oil and gas explorers meeting in Cape Town this week ponder the potential for an industry renaissance.
Tullow Oil said it has successfully completed the six-monthly redetermination of its Reserve Based Lend (RBL) facility.
ExxonMobil said it will begin drilling its first exploratory well off the coast of Liberia next month.
Oil major Shell said it is planning to start drilling offshore Tanzania later on this year.
Tullow Oil said its TEN Project is on target for first oil in July and is now over 90% complete.
Tullow Oil said it has made a change to operating procedures at the Jubilee Field FPSO (floating, storage and offtake) vessel in Ghana.
Groups including Greenpeace and London Zoo have called on the Ugandan government to abandon plans to search for oil beneath Lake Edward.
Oil giant Total said it has completed the flare out of the Ofon field in Nigeria. The company said the associated gas is now being compressed, evacuated to shore and monetized via Nigeria LNG. The Ofon field is 65km from land and in water depths of 40 metres.
Camac Energy Inc has been awarded a contract for the acquisition of a 3D seismic survey to Polarcus Limited. The survey will cover approximately 1,504 km2 in the Company’s A2 and A5 blocks offshore Gambia. The objectives of the seismic survey are to enhance the definition and maturation of potential prospects in the blocks and provide high-quality sub-surface images that allow high-resolution characterization of reservoirs.