Angola’s Somaoil has contracted the Falcon 1000HP rig to carry out drilling onshore, with the aim of ramping up production by 30% by 2024.
Agência Nacional de Petróleo Gás e Biocombustíveis (ANPG)
Angola has received bids for all nine of its onshore blocks up for grabs in its 2020 licensing round, in the Lower Congo and Kwanza basins.
Eni and Sonangol has signed production-sharing contracts (PSCs) for Blocks 27 and 28 with the Angolan regulator.
London-listed Wildcat Petroleum has set out plans to focus on Angola initially, with a secondary exploration drive in Namibia.
Total has begun production at its Zinia phase 2 project, on Angola’s Block 17.
Angola has invited companies to study secondary recovery methods in a bid to maintain production.
Angola's Agência Nacional de Petróleo, Gás e Biocombustíveis (ANPG) has defended its work to assess hydrocarbon potential onshore.
Edinburgh-based Belltree has won work to assist Angola’s oil industry regulator in assessing field performance.