In a resounding defence of the African gas industry, Equatorial Guinea’s minister of energy has set out a number of plans including the resumption of work on an abandoned floating LNG (FLNG) project.
An unspecified incident on September 26 has disrupted operations at Equatorial Guinea’s LNG plant.
Chevron has reached first gas its Alen gas project, in Equatorial Guinea.
Glencore’s wells in Chad remain offline although the Alen field, in Equatorial Guinea, is expected to start up on schedule in the first quarter.
Noble Energy raised the possibility of selling out to Chevron on May 12. The super-major took only until May 28 to indicate it would be keen for such a deal.
Equatorial Guinea recorded 30 cases of coronavirus at ExxonMobil's Serpentina floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility over the weekend.
Equatorial Guinea has taken the decision to postpone its Africa Oil & Investment Forum (AOIF) and exhibition, which had been due to take place on June 1, in light of the coronavirus outbreak.
Vitol has signed up to a strategic partnership and co-operation agreement with Equatorial Guinea’s Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons, focused on the proposed gas megahub plan.
Equatorial Guinea has approved a $90-100 million gas pipeline contract with Saipem.