Nigeria and Morocco have signed more agreements on a proposed major offshore gas pipeline, bringing Senegal and Mauritania on board.
African ministers have put the case forward for gas, both as an export commodity and a domestic enabler, with an eye on the upcoming COP27.
Malaysian state oil company Petroliam Nasional has started inviting bids for its upstream assets in Africa, which could fetch as much as $3 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said.
The quarters and utilities (QU) facility has been delivered to the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG project, offshore Senegal and Mauritania.
Senegal is positioning itself as an alternative source of gas for Europe as Russia cuts supplies of the fuel.
Keppel O&M will start floating production contracts worth around S$75 million (US$54 million) for MODEC, as it prepares a floater for Woodside Energy’s Senegal project, and a separate unit for LLOG Exploration Offshore in the US.
Woodside Energy has dropped plans to sell down a stake in its Senegal project, the offshore Sangomar development.
Eiffage Génie Civil Marine have completed the central platform of the hub for the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) LNG project, offshore Mauritania and Senegal.
Mainstream Renewable Power and Actis have struck a deal to sell Lekela Power to Infinity Group and Africa Finance Corp. (AFC).
Africa could build 120 million tonnes per year of LNG capacity, the International Gas Union (IGU) has said, but development remains slow.
Technip Energies has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Senegal’s COS Petrogaz on LNG and decarbonisation.
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.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz attended the launch of a synthetic aeroplane fuel in South Africa today, with his local counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa.
Kosmos Energy is generating free cash flow at unprecedented volumes, allowing it to pay down debt, and has been talking up LNG.
Woodside Energy has revised the subsea installation campaign schedule at its Sangomar project, in Senegal, but continues to expect first oil in 2023.
Eiffage Génie Civil Marine has completed the construction of the 21 caissons required for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) project.
Australian explorer FAR’s major shareholder has rejected a takeover bid from Samuel Terry Asset Management.
Samuel Terry Asset Management has set out a plan to buy Australian-listed FAR through a cash offer of A$0.45 ($0.31) per share.
A minority shareholder in Senegal’s refinery has compared its treatment to that of a sacrificial lamb, amidst protests on a recapitalisation.
Norway’s Økokrim has visited PetroNor E&P offices to bring charges against “some individuals”.
Lekela has begun working on plans to expand its Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye (PETN) wind farm in Senegal.
Perspective is everything. For climate activists, the recent pledge that more than 20 countries and financial institutions made to stop public financing for overseas fossil fuel projects was seen as a promising first step toward achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, one of the goals of the Paris Agreement.
A Royal Navy ship is on its way to the Gulf of Guinea, amid a continued focus on security.
TMC Compressors has won work to supply the marine compressed air system to Woodside Energy’s Senegalese field.
The Ocean BlackRhino has drilled a first production well at the Sangomar field, offshore Senegal.