“We look forward to rapidly bringing these high-value barrels into production. The result also confirms the significant potential of the Dussafu licence where we have multiple additional future prospects.”
The BW Adolo FPSO will process oil from this development phase alongside the Tortue production. Tankers will offload oil from the FPSO for export.
BW Energy’s new offshore production facility has set sail for Gabon, on a heavy lift vessel. It is due to arrive by the end of September.
Following success, Vaalco Energy has elected to keep its Borr Drilling rig for another two wells offshore Gabon.
Namibia has leapt to the forefront of exploration thinking with the Venus and Graff discoveries earlier this year, but there are opportunities beyond TotalEnergies and Shell.
Borr Drilling has signed a contract for its Norve jack-up to work in Gabon, for BW Energy.
Aquaterra Energy has won a $4.4 million contract to participate in the conversion of the Hibiscus Alpha jack-up rig, which will be located offshore Gabon.
Aquadrill has sold a semi-submersible rig to BW Energy, which plans to convert it into a floating production unit (FPU) for a gas field off Namibia.
Lamprell has won a rig conversion contract from BW Energy for a project offshore Gabon.
BW Energy has begun producing from its Tortue Phase 2 project, in Gabon’s Dussafu Marin licence.
BW Energy has signed up to two new exploration blocks offshore Gabon as part of the country’s often delayed 12th offshore licensing round.
BW Energy has found oil at the Hibiscus North exploration well (DHBNM-1) at the Dussafu Block, offshore Gabon.
BW Energy has found water at its Hibiscus Extension appraisal well, offshore Gabon, rather than hydrocarbons.
BW Offshore has signed the FPSO Berge Helene over for demolition and recycling in India, the company said.
BW Energy has launched its 2021 drilling campaign in Gabon with the spudding of the Hibiscus extension well.
BW Energy has signed a deal to increase its stake in the Kudu licence, offshore Namibia, potentially reviving the long-dormant project.
Borr Drilling said in its new fleet status report that it had added $35.1 million over 480 days to its total backlog.
Borr Drilling has taken a 30% knock to its revenues after a series of cancellations and delays to contracts by oil and gas operators.
Borr Drilling has announced the sale of its third rig in a month as the firm seeks to consolidate its fleet size.
BW Energy has acquired two jack-up rigs and hatched a new plan for the development of the Hibiscus/Ruche field, offshore Gabon.
Namibia continues to expect hydrocarbons to be discovered offshore, but in the meantime is working on energy transition plans.
Improved oil prices buoyed BW Energy’s second quarter results, opening the way for the company to plan additional drilling in Gabon.
Panoro Energy has reported higher production in the first quarter but lower revenues, as a result of fewer liftings and lower prices.
Additional drilling at Gabon’s Dussafu Marin licence has been deferred because of coronavirus, BW Energy has said, blaming international travel restrictions.