The FPSO is on its way to West Africa, the CEO said, while the FLNG facility should leave Singapore by the end of 2023. According to Marine Traffic, the FPSO is today offshore Maputo.
Allseas will deploy its Pioneering Spirit, the world’s largest construction vessel, to begin in early December 2023. Allseas will also use its Oceanic offshore support vessel.
QE struck a deal with ExxonMobil Canada on March 29 to access to more exploration, with drilling imminent.
Infinity Power's Mansour said the project would provide "clean renewable energy to the region and the "entire continent of Africa".
Kosmos will consider its options this year. Inglis said it would be likely that the second phase would have some element of fixed contract and spot pricing. “We will not have to have sold all the gas” at final investment decision (FID), he said.
“With higher production and lower capital, free cash flow is expected to rise into 2024 providing multiple pathways for the company to deliver value for our shareholders.”
While work in C2 is just beginning, the MPME said Shell was planning to drill another licence in the coastal area before the end of 2023.
The production pipelines will run to the FPSO, a distance of around 80 km. The FPSO removes liquids – primarily water and condensate – and then exports gas to the floating LNG (FLNG) hub, around 35 km away.
The FPSO for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahymeyim (GTA) LNG project has left China and is heading for its site off Mauritania and Senegal.
BP has picked a Valaris rig to drill four wells offshore Egypt, starting late in the third or early in the fourth quarter of 2023.
Kosmos Energy is taking steps to ramp up production by 50% by 2024 – and in the longer term scale up its West African gas projects.
BP has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore green hydrogen opportunities in Mauritania, where the company is also working on major LNG export plans.
Senegal will join the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) today as an observer, before graduating to full membership next year with the start of LNG exports.
Mauritania has signed a production-sharing contract (PSC) for the BirAllah field with BP and Kosmos Energy.
Nigeria and Morocco have signed more agreements on a proposed major offshore gas pipeline, bringing Senegal and Mauritania on board.
Chariot has signed Total Eren up to work together on a proposed major hydrogen development in Mauritania.
The quarters and utilities (QU) facility has been delivered to the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG project, offshore Senegal and Mauritania.
Eiffage Génie Civil Marine have completed the central platform of the hub for the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) LNG project, offshore Mauritania and Senegal.
Africa could build 120 million tonnes per year of LNG capacity, the International Gas Union (IGU) has said, but development remains slow.
BP has chosen Petrofac to carry out work at the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) LNG project as the service company scales up its African presence.
Mauritania has signed on to support three hydrogen projects, including Chariot’s Nour plan, at a strategic meeting.
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.
Tullow Oil has chosen Petrofac to carry out well decommissioning offshore Mauritania, replacing Maersk Decom.
Havfram has won work to decommission subsea facilities at Chinguetti and Banda, offshore Mauritania, from Petronas.
Kosmos Energy is generating free cash flow at unprecedented volumes, allowing it to pay down debt, and has been talking up LNG.