Australian firm FAR said today that drilling had commenced on the Samo-1 exploration well in block A2, offshore Gambia.
African Petroleum said today that it had been unable to resolve a dispute with Senegal over two petroleum sharing contracts.
African Petroleum has kicked off arbitration proceedings against Gambia over its rights to two offshore licence.
Gambia's energy minister said today that the country would seek legal advice on its dispute with African Petroleum (AP) over two exploration licences, a news report said.
An oil firm has denied claims a West African country has been stripped of two exploration blocks.
Erin Energy is set to lift its first oil from two Nigerian wells by the end of July.