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Local business leaders are speaking out following the adoption of amendments to Nigeria’s deepwater contracts law.
Total is committed to abiding by the Nigerian government’s plan for optimising the use of domestic natural gas resources, a representative of the French major’s Nigerian affiliate has said.
A wholly owned subsidiary of Libya’s state-owned National Oil Corp. (NOC) has restarted production at a 40-year-old well drilled at the Messla field.
Springfield Energy, an independent Ghanaian company, has reported that it has wrapped up its drilling programme at West Cape Three Points Block 2 (WCTP Block 2), its licence area offshore Ghana.
Senegal’s Petroleum and Energy Minister Mahamadou Makhtar Cisse said last week that his country was keen to use its offshore reserves of natural gas as fuel for electricity generation.
Sonatrach, Algeria’s national oil company (NOC), anticipates a sharp drop in natural gas sales this year.
South African infrastructure company DNG Energy has said it will start LNG bunkering operations in Algoa Bay in the second quarter of 2020.
Despite climate concerns, African officials continue to view fossil fuels as an important driver of economic growth and development.
The head of NNPC says Nigeria's next bidding round will take place in mid-2020, after the conclusion of talks with investors about amendments to the contract law covering deepwater development.
The head of Morocco's government says the country remains committed to the construction of the Atlantic pipeline, which will pump natural gas from Nigeria to the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
Springfield Energy, an independent Ghanaian company, has reportedly discovered reserves of crude oil at an offshore licence area known as West Cape Three Points Block 2 (WCTP Block 2).
A subsidiary of Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) has successfully launched the second phase of development work at the Faregh natural gas field.
Slim Feriani, Tunisia’s Minister of Industry and Small and Medium Enterprises, said last week that his country was on track to bring the Nawara natural gas field on stream by the end of the year.
A high-ranking representative of NNPC declared last week that Nigeria was in compliance with OPEC’s production quotas.
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) has launched a pilot programme that involves using tertiary recovery methods to increase yields at crude oil deposits.
Equatorial Guinea has approved the award of a contract to Saipem for the construction of a pipeline that will connect Noble Energy's offshore gas field to the petrochemical complex that is being built at Punto Europa.
France’s Total is reportedly looking to unload its minority stake in OML 118, a deepwater field located offshore Nigeria.
Total’s South African subsidiary is making progress at Brulpadda, an offshore field within Block 11B/12B.
South Africa’s national oil company (NOC) PetroSA is reportedly still in talks with Rosgeologia, Russia’s state geological concern, on participation in the development of two offshore blocks.
Comments from this week’s Africa Oil Week conference highlight steps being taken by Mozambique’s LNG developers as the country’s nascent LNG industry takes shape.
Amid efforts to recover $62bn in purportedly lost revenues, Nigeria’s president has endorsed amendments to the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract Act.
Norway’s Aker Energy said last week that it would have to revise its plans for the development of Pecan, an oilfield that lies within the DWT/CTP block, in light of a dispute with the government of Ghana.
South Africa’s Renergen is moving forward with work on the Virginia Gas Project, which will be the country’s first commercial LNG plant, as well as the first liquid helium plant in Africa.
Senegal’s Oil Minister Mahamadou Makhtar Cisse launched the country’s first oil and gas bidding round on November 5.
The Nigerian government’s oil and gas regulatory agency has released a report urging the country to make better use of its natural gas reserves.