Africa Oil (TSX:AOI) expects a number of developments in the next month or so, including the spud of the Gazania well, an extension to its licence in Nigeria and the signing of a Kenya deal.
ONGC Videsh and Indian Oil Corp are in talks to acquire a stake in Tullow Oil Plc’s $3.4 billion project in Kenya, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Instituto Nacional de Petroleo (INP) has approved 12 of the 13 companies for pre-qualification in its sixth licence round.
Mozambique has closed the pre-qualification section of its sixth bidding round with 13 companies submitting documents.
India’s top energy companies, Petronet LNG Ltd. and ONGC Videsh Ltd., are having discussions about buying a stake in Russia’s planned liquefied natural gas project Arctic LNG 2, as their government seeks to secure supplies of the cleaner burning fuel.
Shareholders in FAR have approved the sale of the company’s stake in a Senegal licence to Woodside Energy.
Lukoil has pulled its non-binding bid for FAR, clearing the way for Woodside Energy to increase its stake in the Sangomar project.
Woodside Energy has opted to pre-empt the sale of FAR’s stake in a licence offshore Senegal, which will increase the buyer’s stake to 82% in the Sangomar field.
Sudan has undergone a tumultuous 10 years, from the loss of much of its oil production with the breaking away of South Sudan, to the recent and dramatic change of government.
Agreement has been reached between joint venture partners to drill an exploration well on the Cormorant prospect in Namibia.