AfrOil - Africa Oil & Gas

1 July 2021

Nigeria’s gas plans

30 June 2021

Nigeria's government has proclaimed a “Decade of Gas” but may have difficulty realising its ambitions.

Workers at Doba block strike as ExxonMobil plans stake sale to Savannah

30 June 2021

Workers at the Doba block in Chad have staged a strike in response to the news that ExxonMobil (US) intends to sell its stake in the site to UK-based Savannah Energy.

GOIL seeks partner for DW/CTP project

30 June 2021

Ghana’s state-controlled oil marketing concern has started looking for a new partner in the Deepwater Cape Three Points (DW/CTP) project.

Brazzaville to unveil Gas Master Plan at AEW 2021 in November

30 June 2021

The Republic of Congo’s Ministry of Hydrocarbons is set to unveil its new Gas Master Plan (GMP) in November, during the Africa Energy Week (AEW) 2021 conference.

Mozambique, South Africa pre-empt Sasol’s planned sale of ROMPCO stake

30 June 2021

The governments of Mozambique and South Africa have decided to pre-empt the planned sale of a minority stake in the Republic of Mozambique Pipeline Company (ROMPCO) by Sasol (South Africa).

MPs say National Assembly will pass PIB by mid-July

30 June 2021

Members of Nigeria’s National Assembly are reportedly working to wrap up discussions on the proposed oil and gas law, known as the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), by mid-July.

Ghanaian court rules against Eni in court battle over Sankofa/Afina unitisation

30 June 2021

Springfield Exploration and Production, a privately owned Ghanaian company, has scored a victory in its legal battle with Italy’s Eni over the unitisation of two offshore licence areas, Sankofa and Afina.

DFFE rejects Karpowership’s applications for LNG-to-power projects

30 June 2021

South Africa’s Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) has decided against giving Karpowership (Turkey) permission to go ahead with three LNG-to-power projects.

ExxonMobil confirms Mauritania exit

30 June 2021

ExxonMobil (US) is planning to exit Mauritania, where it has exploration licences for three offshore blocks known as C-14, C-17 and C-22.

AfrOil: Developments in Ghana’s offshore zone

29 June 2021

Ghana’s offshore zone is in the spotlight this week, with Eni (Italy) losing a court case to a local company and state-owned Ghana Oil (GOIL) seeking a new partner to replace ExxonMobil (US) in the DW/CTP project.