A fire in Africa that led to the death of a former Aberdeen oil and gas worker has finally been brought under control, more than three months after the gas well explosion that caused it.
PetroNor’s bid to avoid arbitration over a licence dispute with Senegal has failed.
Lukoil has pulled its non-binding bid for FAR, clearing the way for Woodside Energy to increase its stake in the Sangomar project.
Karpowership’s first LNG-to-power project is coming together with sea trials in Singapore starting today, ahead of deployment to Senegal in the coming weeks.
Protests continued in Senegal on March 8 as a leading opposition politician faced charges of sexual assault.
Kosmos Energy expects its capital expenditure to reach $575-625 million this year, driven largely by its work with BP offshore Mauritania and Senegal.
Woodside Petroleum reported a net loss of almost $4.03 billion for 2020 despite delivering a record full-year production of 100.3 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe). Still, its proposed $12 billion Scarborough liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Australia remains on track for final investment approval later this year.
Russia’s Lukoil has emerged as another suitor to buy MSGBC Basin-focused FAR, for A$220 million ($170mn).
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.
DP World has been approved to move forward on the port of Luanda, in addition to striking an agreement for a new terminal in Senegal.
FAR has received a non-binding proposal for its potential acquisition by Remus Horizons PCC that may derail its Senegal sale.
Cairn Energy will return £188 million to shareholders following completion of the sale of its Senegalese assets to Woodside.
Modec has ordered six compressor trains from MAN Energy Solutions for the Sangomar field, offshore Senegal.
As with the global industry, African exploration and production plans hit the COVID-19 and oil price-crash roadblock.
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.
On this week’s episode, in association with Fasken, the team looks at the return of RockRose Energy founder Andrew Austin to the North Sea fold, after he sold up his former firm for nearly £250m earlier this year.
Australia’s FAR Ltd has struck a deal to sell its Senegal interests to India’s ONGC for $45 million plus some costs.
Kosmos Energy has dropped plans to sell down its stake in an LNG project offshore Mauritania and Senegal, instead opting to seek financing for its plans.
Shell is entering Impact Oil and Gas’ Transkei and Algoa exploration right offshore South Africa, shortly after the exit of ExxonMobil and Equinor.
Golar LNG has reached a new project schedule for the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project, a floating LNG (FLNG) plan offshore Mauritania and Senegal.
Cairn Energy’s boss said today that the company was “in control of its own destiny” and would aim to capitalise on opportunities to beef up its portfolio, including in the North Sea.
Cairn Energy has abandoned plans to sell its stake offshore Senegal to Lukoil, abiding by Woodside Energy’s pre-emption.
Australia’s FAR did not exercise its right to pre-empt the sale of Cairn Energy’s stake in the Sangomar field, as the company works to find a buyer for its own interest.
Australian firm Woodside has moved to whisk the purchase of Cairn Energy’s 40% stake in the Sangomar project off Senegal out from under the nose of Russian firm Lukoil.