Operations had returned to normal in the third quarter in Gabon, Maurel said. The company began a well stimulation campaign in the fourth quarter of 2022, with the field now capable of producing more than 21,000 bpd.
"The signing of these agreements confirms our company's desire to strengthen its partnership with the Gabonese republic and to pursue the development of its activities in Gabon,” said Henri-Max Ndong-Nzue, the head of the Gabonese unit.
Vaalco Energy has seen some disappointing results from a recent well offshore Gabon, but is looking for solutions.
Vaalco Energy has completed the installation of new floating infrastructure off Gabon, shortly after completing its merger with TransGlobe Energy.
Carlyle Group is preparing to sell its Gabon-focused Assala Energy, with the aim of raising $1 billion.
Shareholders of TransGlobe Energy have backed the planned sale to Vaalco Energy by 72.8%, just over the required level of 66.66%.
In this day and age, there is no space for a small cap oil company, according to TransGlobe Energy CEO and president Randy Neely, making the case for a tie up with Vaalco Energy.
Stena Drilling has signed a contract to provide its Stena IceMax to CNOOC Africa for two wells next year.
A challenge has been mounted to TransGlobe Energy’s plans to merge with Vaalco Energy, ahead of the crucial September 29 vote.
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.
Exploration is back, emissaries of some of the world’s top oil companies have said, with Africa in a strong position to meet new demand.
Vaalco Energy has completed a new well in the Etame field. Initial flow rates of 3,100 barrels per day of oil gross exceeding internal expectations.
Vaalco Energy will focus on delivering its expansion projects this year, while avoiding any threats to production, CEO George Maxwell has said.
Vaalco Energy has contracted DOF Subsea to carry out subsea construction and installation work to allow it to go ahead with swapping in a floating storage and offloading (FSO) vessel in Gabon.
Panoro Energy more than tripled its production in 2021, to 7,582 barrels per day of oil.
The industry drilled more wells in 2021 than 2020, IHS Markit has reported, with notable successes in high impact wells adding new resources.
Oil workers, and others, have gone on strike in Gabon in protest at COVID-19 measures.
Vaalco Energy has got its drilling campaign offshore Gabon under way with a well on the Etame field.
TotalEnergies has closed the sale of its non-operated assets in Gabon to Perenco, following approval from the local authorities.
Uganda’s Parliament may not approve the Lake Albert development until the end of the year, pushing the final investment decision (FID) into early 2022.
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.
Lamprell has won a rig conversion contract from BW Energy for a project offshore Gabon.
Maurel et Prom has reported production slipping 5% in the first nine months of the year, even while revenues increased 42%.