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Italy’s Eni has launched the Cabaça North development project at Block 15/06 offshore Angola.
South Africa’s petroleum refinery capacity could become obsolete within two years if the government pushes ahead with its plans to force ultra-low sulphur fuel on the country.
Tullow Oil and its partners are looking to extract more oil from Blocks 10BB and 13T in the South Lokichar basin.
South African energy and chemicals company Sasol announced ambitious emissions reduction targets on 22 September, and will not be investing in new coal projects. Instead it is changing direction to a new sustainable solutions business.
Libya’s Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah has taken action to ensure that Mustafa Sanalla, the long-time chairman of Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC), will remain at his post.
Tanzania’s government says it is in talks with several potential investors on a fertiliser project that would make use of locally produced natural gas.
Officials from Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire gathered in Abidjan last week to discuss proposals for a fuel supply agreement.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has issued an order authorising the incorporation of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Ltd, in line with the recently signed Petroleum Industry Act.
Petrosen, the national oil company (NOC) of Senegal, revealed recently that Australia’s Woodside Petroleum had finished drilling its first production well at the offshore Sangomar block.
Ghana’s Public Interest and Accountability Committee revealed last week that the country has collected more than $6.5bn in oil revenues since 2011, when its first crude oil deposit began commercial production.
DNG Energy of South Africa is expanding its effort to promote the use of LNG as a transport fuel through the launch of a pilot project with Masana Petroleum Solutions, one of its own subsidiaries.