Total has begun production at its Zinia phase 2 project, on Angola’s Block 17.
Angola and Zambia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the construction of pipelines between Lobito and Lusaka.
Maurel et Prom intends to restart drilling in Gabon, on its Ezanga permit, this summer in a bid to recover production losses.
Trafigura and Sonangol are going their separate ways and dividing up Puma Energy, the downstream fuel supplier.
Angola has invited companies to study secondary recovery methods in a bid to maintain production.
Eni has made a new light oil discovery in Block 15/06, offshore Angola, close to its existing infrastructure.
Angola will hold a roadshow session for its 2020 bid round on April 12, pushed back from April 6.
Total expects to start up its Ikike field, offshore Nigeria, by the end of 2021 and will drill a number of exploration wells across its African portfolio.
Pressure is increasing on the Scottish Government to perform a U-turn and release seafarers stranded in a quarantine hotel.
‘The loophole is ridiculous’: Mix-up leaves north seafarers missing vital family time stranded in quarantine hotel in Edinburgh
Seafarers told they were heading home to spend quality time with family have instead been left stranded “like prisoners” in a quarantine hotel after arriving in Scotland hours before exemption rules were updated.
An Aberdeen subsea technology firm has secured a contract with Total E&P Angola after executing its first marine services project in West Africa.
Germany has expressed interest in the production of hydrogen in Angola, chiming with the European state’s energy transition goals.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed up to provide $530 million to construct a transmission line in Angola.
Angola has awarded a build, own and operate (BOO) contract for the Soyo refinery to a consortium led by US company Quanten.
NOCs are not immune from the challenges posed by changing attitudes to energy, driving shifts to enter new business areas and operate more efficiently.
Eni intends to boost contracted LNG volumes to 14 million tonnes per year by 2024 and is in talks on entering Qatar Petroleum’s (QP) major expansion.
Eni reported strong results for the fourth quarter, with an adjusted operating profit of 802 million euros ($972.5mn) reported at its exploration and production unit.
Angola can balance environmental protections with ongoing hydrocarbon exploration, in line with its constitution, writes Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice-President at the African Energy Chamber.
Angola's Agência Nacional de Petróleo, Gás e Biocombustíveis (ANPG) has defended its work to assess hydrocarbon potential onshore.
Subsea 7 has won a contract worth up to $300million for construction of a platform for the Chevron Sanha Lean Gas Connection (SLGC) project off Angola.
Edinburgh-based Belltree has won work to assist Angola’s oil industry regulator in assessing field performance.
DP World has been approved to move forward on the port of Luanda, in addition to striking an agreement for a new terminal in Senegal.
Access to capital is the major challenge facing sub-Saharan Africa’s energy sector.
As with the global industry, African exploration and production plans hit the COVID-19 and oil price-crash roadblock.
SBM Offshore is seeking clarity from the Swiss Federal Prosecutor after it brought fresh suspicions of corruption against the Dutch contractor.