The reduction in Chinese oil demand as a result of the coronavirus has taken its toll on African exports.
London-listed Solo Oil is cutting assets it no longer sees a future in and shaking up its personnel, in part of its drive to become a mid-cap exploration and production company.
Trac Oil and Gas’ boss believes the time is right to revisit the firm’s international expansion plans after getting off to a false start several years ago.
Aberdeen-headquartered Exceed has secured a major contract to drill the first deepwater well off the coast of Guinea Bissau in West Africa.
Pirates have released an oil tanker and its crew of 22 Indian nationals after taking it captive off the coast of West Africa.
Kosmos Energy, a company behind some of the industry's largest recent oil discoveries, will begin drilling the first of a trio of so-called super-giant prospects off the coast of Senegal and Mauritania later this month.
Royal Dutch Shell is selling 100% of its onshore interests in central West Africa's Gabon for $587 million.
Aberdeen based independent oil and gas company Eland has produced more than 150,000 barrels of oil equivalent (boe) so far this month from its West African well.
BP is to inject almost 1 billion US dollars (£800 million) into a gas field off the coast of west Africa as the industry continues to battle low energy prices.
Subsea services specialist Harkand's efforts to expand its inspection, repair and maintenance offering has paid dividends with the company signing a new joint venture agreement with ESOPEG Lda in Angola.
Eland Oil and Gas, the West African-focused exploration firm has made several changes to its board of directors, with co-founder Harry Wilson retiring as chairman.
West African power leaders have gathered in Lagos, Nigeria, to discuss how to improve electricity generation and supply in West Africa.