An attack has taken place on a floating facility offshore Nigeria, Dryad Global has reported, saying as many as 11 people may have been kidnapped.
Shell’s Bonga field completed maintenance last week and is ramping production back up, despite some isolated cases of coronavirus.
The Covid-19 pandemic has increased the number of oil and gas assets being put up for sale globally past 12.5billion barrels in reserves, according to new analysis.
Many new projects in Africa will be delayed as a result of the oil price drop, Rystad Energy has said.
Oil major Shell said it has launched the start-up of production from the Bonga Phase 3 project in Nigeria. The Bonga Phase 3 is an expansion of the Bonga Main development, with peak production expected to be some 50,000 barrels of oil and 150 million standard cubic feet of gas per day. The field has been producing oil and gas since 2005 and was Nigeria's first deepwater development in depths more than 1,000 metres.