Austin Avuru has retired from his position as CEO of Seplat Petroleum, paving the way for Roger Brown, current CFO, to take the top spot.
Seplat fell to a loss in the first half of the year as oil prices roughly halved, from $65.16 per barrel in the first half of 2019 to $35.94.
An explosion at a valve station has killed seven people in Nigeria’s OML 40.
Seplat Petroleum’s revenue fell to $130 million in the first quarter, down 18%, with the company blaming an under lift of oil and lower prices.
Seplat Petroleum’s revenue fell 6.5% in 2019 while cash flow from operations fell 32.7%, but the company was keen to highlight its resilience to the current macroeconomic shock.
Working in different locations presents various logistical problems for companies – a problem Progressive TSL aims to tackle.
Nigeria’s Seplat Petroleum has completed its acquisition of Eland Oil and Gas, which owns assets in Nigeria’s Niger Delta.
Nigeria’s Seplat Petroleum has reached an agreement to acquire Aberdeenshire-headquartered Eland Oil and Gas for more than £380 million.