As majors shift out of mature West African assets, new opportunities may attract large independents to enter the area.
Kosmos Energy and Ghana National Petroleum Corp. (GNPC) have bought out Occidental Petroleum’s stake in the Jubilee and TEN fields.
A Royal Navy ship is on its way to the Gulf of Guinea, amid a continued focus on security.
Tackling emissions has come to dominate discussions around ESG, driving concerns that progress is slipping on tackling the energy gap that continues in many African states.
Africa has the resources it needs to provide power for its people, but aboveground challenges must be resolved to speed the way, speakers on a PESGB / HGS Africa E&P Conference 2021 panel have said.
Tullow has hit financial goals and is looking to farm down its Kenyan operations, as it focuses further on its Ghanaian operations.
Endeavor Energy achiever commercial operations at its Twin City power plant in Ghana at the end of July, it reported.
Ghanaian Energy Minister Matthew Opoku Prempeh has overseen the first meeting of the Petroleum Hub Development Corp. (PHDC).
The discussion around clean energy for Africa has tended to focus on solar and wind, with criticism linked to their inconstancy.
Ghana has set out plans to borrow up to $1.65 billion to acquire upstream stakes – but NGOs have come out fighting.
Tullow Oil has cut the amount it expects to produce this year, but is likely to approve the Simba development in Gabon later this year.
Eni has made a significant oil find offshore Ghana, close to its existing Sankofa hub, which would allow it to fast track production.
TechnipFMC has been awarded a “significant” contract for the Tullow Oil Jubilee South East development offshore Ghana.
A banking executive in Ghana, Asante Berko, has agreed to pay a penalty to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
A Ghanaian court has awarded Springfield Exploration and Production a 30% share of revenues from Eni and Vitol’s Sankofa field as of today.
An Eni delegation visited Ghana this week to hold talks on expanding its Sankofa hub, although with no comments on unitisation with the Afina find.
Ghana’s Energy Ministry has sacked the two top executives at Tema Oil Refinery, bringing in new officials.
Solar developer Starsight Energy is expanding from its West Africa roots with a move into East Africa.
Kosmos Energy is getting back to work offshore Africa, in Ghana and with three wells planned this year for Equatorial Guinea.
Former Tullow Oil executives have launched their Afentra venture, focused on production up and down West Africa.
Puma Energy has equipped 14 of its sites in Ghana with solar power, with total capacity of 422 kWp.
Tullow Oil has launched its drilling programme in Ghana, spudding a first well on the Jubilee field on April 5.
Nigerian industry is willing and capable to spend money to secure reliable power sources, with solar becoming one increasingly attractive option.
Ghanaian Energy Minister Matthew Opoku Prempeh has called for workers and managers to work together at the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR), during a visit on March 11.
Tullow Oil has reported a post-tax loss of $1.22 billion for 2020, with production to continue sliding in 2020.