AfrOil - Africa Oil & Gas

9 April 2023

How quickly will work on Rovuma LNG resume?

6 April 2023

TotalEnergies’ caution on Mozambique LNG may signal that ExxonMobil’s Rovuma LNG will remain on hold for a while.

Global gas flaring drops 3% in 2022

5 April 2023

The global oil and gas industry managed to reduce gas flaring by 3% last year to 139 bcm, from 144 bcm in the previous year, the World Bank reported on March 29 in its new Global Gas Flaring Report (GGFR), despite oil output rising by 5% to 80mn bpd.

Nigeria falls short of OPEC quota for January and February

4 April 2023

Nigeria, the biggest crude producer in Africa, did not meet its OPEC-assigned oil production quotas for January and February, analysis by THISDAY has revealed.

QatarEnergy signs deal with Shell for 40% stake in C-10 block offshore Mauritania

4 April 2023

QatarEnergy has signed an agreement with Shell (UK) to acquire a 40% working interest in the C-10 block, located offshore Mauritania.

BW Energy completes DHIBM-3H well offshore well offshore Gabon

4 April 2023

BW Energy has wrapped up drilling and completion operations at DHIBM-3H, the first production well for the Hibiscus Ruche Phase I development project at the Dussafu Marine block offshore Gabon.

BW Offshore extends contract for Espoir Ivorien FPSO again

3 April 2023

BW Offshore will extend the term of current contract for the FPSO Espoir Ivorien unit anchored at the Espoir field offshore Côte d'Ivoire by three months in order to discuss purchase by the client.

Shell planning to continue aviation fueling operations in South Africa, unlike BP

3 April 2023

Shell (UK) has said it intends to continue its jet fuel supply operations at airports in South Africa, in contrast to BP.

Libya’s NOC says crude production has reached 1.2mn bpd as of March 30

2 April 2023

Libya’s National Oil Corporation said on Thursday, March 30 that its crude production had reached 1.2mn bpd. The utility’s Oil Budget Follow-up Committee reviewed the NOC plan which aims to raise production to 2mn bpd.

OPEC+ announces surprise output cut

2 April 2023

OPEC and several of its partners in the OPEC+ group made a surprise announcement over the weekend, declaring that they would make a voluntary oil production cut of 1.15mn barrels per day, which will run until the end of the year.

Nigeria: Supplies of oil from Oza field help Edo modular refinery boost production

2 April 2023

The Edo modular oil refinery in southern Nigeria has increased production by processing crude sourced from the Oza field.

Nigerian oil minister reported to have resigned

2 April 2023

Timipre Sylva, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, is reported to have resigned his post, Argus Media said on March 31.

Algeria, France to resume gas exports talks as presidents meet in May

31 March 2023

Algeria and France are expected to resume negotiations for supplying an additional Algerian share of gas to France when two presidents meet in Paris in early May.