Eni’s Agogo field has begun producing, a statement from Angola’s Agência Nacional de Petróleo, Gás e Biocombustíveis (ANPG) has said.
Total has awarded contracts to Maersk Drilling for three wells, in Angola and Namibia, using the seventh-generation Maersk Voyager drillship.
Angolan production has continued to decline, falling to 1.284 million barrels per day in November, making the government’s efforts to overhaul its energy sector and attract new investment ever more important.
Total has made a major move in Angola, picking up equity in blocks previously held by Cobalt International Energy and extending the licence on Block 17.
Ocean Infinity has won 2D high-resolution seismic work from Total in Angola.
Nigeria and Angola are coming to terms with the regulatory and legal demands of decommissioning, with scope for knowledge transfer from more mature regions.
Bourbon has signed a three-year agreement with Total on cost cuts, through technological innovation, for operations offshore Angola.
Angola’s new regulator Agência Nacional de Petróleo, Gás e Biocombustíveis (ANPG) has held talks with various producers about supporting future production from Angola LNG.
Total’s investor presentation walked a fine line between commitments to new projects and steps to secure the confidence of investors.
Angola’s new regulator held its London roadshow on September 17, touting the new opportunities in its Namibe and Benguela basins.
BP and its partners will pour further investment into a block off the coast of Angola as part of a pact that extends its production sharing agreement to 2032.
FH Bertling, the former UK division of the German logistics firm, has been fined £850,000 for bribing its way to a lucrative oil contract in Angola.
Total has started production from the second floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit for its Kaombo project off Angola.
Italian oil firm Eni today announced a major discovery off Angola. The Agogo discovery is thought to hold 450-650 million barrels of oil. The well was drilled by the Poseidon drillship. Agogo follows other commercial discoveries at Kalimba and Afoxé. Eni operates the block with a 36.8% stake. Its partners are Sonangol and SSI Fifteen.
BP and project partner Sonangol have agreed to work towards a final investment decision on the Platina field development offshore Angola
Norwegian oilfield services firm Aker Solutions has announced the agreement of a five-year deal with BP in Angola.
London-based Soco International said today that it had agreed to sell its assets in Angola for $5 million.
Oil field service giant TechnipFMC has been awarded a contract by Total E&P Angola for the Zinia Phase 2 field development, located offshore Angola.
Subsea 7 will has won a contract worth at least $150 million for work on Total's Zinia Phase 2 project off Angola.
French oil giant Total has decided to sanction the £900 million Zinia 2 project off Angola.
Italian oil firm Eni has clinched a deal to become operator of a block in Angola and take on 48% equity.
A policy of nationalizing chunks of an economy inevitably creates oligarchs who skim profits off the country's natural resources.
Chevron said today that salvage teams had found wreckage from a helicopter that crashed on its way to one of its oil platforms off Angola, killing at least five people.
Jose Capita was today named as one the men who died after the helicopter he was on crashed, according to Tenaris.
Tenaris has said one of its employees may have been on a fatal helicopter flight which was en route to a Chevron platform in Angola.