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3 March 2023

Saipem CEO sees Mozambique LNG consortium resuming work in July 2023

1 March 2023

Alessandro Puliti, the CEO of the Italian oilfield services provider (OSP) Saipem, expects work on the Mozambique LNG project, led by France’s TotalEnergies, to resume in July of this year.

Italy’s energy group Eni finalises acquisition of two main Algerian concessions

1 March 2023

Italian energy group Eni has achieved closing of the acquisition of two gas-producing concessions tied to BP's business in Algeria after getting necessary approvals.

Angola: Azule Energy awards four service contracts related to Agogo oilfield development

1 March 2023

Four international service providers have been awarded contracts related to the development of Agogo, an oilfield located within Block 15/06 offshore Angola operated by Azule Energy, a joint venture established in August 2022 by Eni and BP.

Lukoil reportedly discussing sale of stake in Pecan oilfield offshore Ghana with Indian firms

28 February 2023

Lukoil, Russia’s largest privately owned oil company, is reportedly in discussions with Indian firms on the possibility of selling its stake in the Pecan oilfield offshore Ghana.

Eni CEO says Africa is a key source of gas supplies to replace Russia in Europe

28 February 2023

Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi says Africa is a vital source of natural gas for Europe as the Continent attempts to reduce its dependence on supplies from Russia.

CPECC, TotalEnergies sign deal on building ground facilities for Tilenga oilfield in Uganda

28 February 2023

China Petroleum Engineering & Construction Co. (CPECC) has signed a deal with TotalEnergies to construct ground facilities for the Tilenga oilfield in Uganda.

TechnipFMC wins $250mn contract from TotalEnergies for work offshore Angola

28 February 2023

New York-listed TechnipFMC has secured a contract worth up to $250mn for work at Girassol, an oilfield at Block 17 offshore Angola.

AfrOil: TotalEnergies gearing up for drilling programme offshore Namibia

26 February 2023

TotalEnergies (France) is preparing to launch a multi-well deepwater drilling programme offshore Namibia to determine the extent of its Venus discovery in the Orange basin.

Algeria’s gas production to increase by 10bn cubic metres from 2024

24 February 2023

Algeria’s gas production is expected to increase by 10bn cubic metres starting in 2024 as the government and state-owned group Sonatrach are reinforcing deals with foreign energy firms such as Italy’s Eni.