A typhoon has ripped a BP FPSO away from its moorings at a Chinese yard, throwing up another challenge to plans for LNG production off Senegal and Mauritania.
Trident Energy has signed up a rig from Island Drilling for work offshore Equatorial Guinea.
High gas prices represent an opportunity for those already producing, but those working on new supplies are feeling the need to accelerate plans. Floating LNG (FLNG) offers one solution, being faster to market than onshore projects.
Eiffage Génie Civil Marine have completed the central platform of the hub for the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) LNG project, offshore Mauritania and Senegal.
A small group of deep-pocketed companies increasingly dominates exploration and, as yet, they are avoiding the boom-and-bust mentality of previous oil cycles.
Kosmos Energy is generating free cash flow at unprecedented volumes, allowing it to pay down debt, and has been talking up LNG.
Kosmos Energy is scaling up spending to $700 million this year, from $460mn in 2021, on both its base producing business and its LNG project with BP.
Eiffage Génie Civil Marine has completed the construction of the 21 caissons required for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) project.
Is there a space for carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a service? Recently formed Lapis Energy is betting there is, eyeing opportunities in the US, UK, Europe and South East Asia.
Valaris has announced a clutch of contract awards, including decommissioning work with Centrica in the UK.
Tullow Oil has pre-empted the sale of Occidental Petroleum’s stake in the Jubilee and TEN fields to Kosmos Energy, in Ghana.
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.
Kosmos Energy has completed the sale of the vessel that will be used on the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) LNG project to BP.
Trident Energy will begin drilling in Equatorial Guinea’s Block G on June 22, following the arrival of the Sapphire Driller rig.
Kosmos Energy is getting back to work offshore Africa, in Ghana and with three wells planned this year for Equatorial Guinea.
Petrofac has won a contract from BP for work on operational procedures at the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) project, offshore Mauritania and Senegal.
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Kosmos Energy has appointed two former Cobalt International Energy executives to run its exploration business.
Qatar Petroleum (QP) has struck a deal to work with Shell at two blocks offshore Namibia.
Shell’s Nigerian production fell to 223,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2020, with the company blaming security issues, sabotage and theft.
Kosmos Energy expects its capital expenditure to reach $575-625 million this year, driven largely by its work with BP offshore Mauritania and Senegal.
Panoro Energy has struck a deal to buy assets owned by Tullow Oil in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon for up to $180 million.
The Guyana-Suriname basin is helping drive a “surge” of oil rig demand in South America, bucking the global trend of depressed activity, according to new analysis.
The Grand Tortue Ahmeyim gas field development, straddling the offshore waters of Mauritania and Senegal, is expected to produce its first gas in 2023 following delays related to the coronavirus pandemic, according to Senegal’s Oil Minister Sophie Gladima.