Sub Sahara Africa
November 01, 2022
OPEC’s crude production held steady last month after the group pledged a symbolic cutback to stabilize market sentiment, with output up 30,000 bpd to 29.98 million barrels ahead of deeper cuts this month.
October 07, 2022
Madagascar Oil SA, which operates the Tsimiroro Oil block 3104, announced it has signed contracts to supply heavy oil to some of Madagascar's largest industries located in the Vakinankaratra region.
August 22, 2022
Invictus Energy Ltd. plans to start drilling at its Cabora Bassa oil and gas prospect in northern Zimbabwe by early September.
August 19, 2022
South Africa expects TotalEnergies SE to submit a production plan within weeks to utilize a prolific offshore gas discovery that will form a key part of increasing investment in the sector.
June 08, 2022
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s plan to auction oil exploration blocks next month threatens to disrupt some of the world’s most important carbon sinks and could jeopardize a $500 million forest preservation agreement.
May 25, 2022
Invictus Energy is currently planning its maiden drilling campaign in the Cabora Bassa Basin in Zimbabwe which is estimated to commence in July, said Scott Macmillan, Managing Director of Invictus Energy.
With the havoc created by the war in Ukraine and the hard push to convert to renewables, operators are once again focusing on the high ROI that offshore prospects offer. There is an onslaught of good news and positive indicators that suggest operators are poised to significantly increase offshore development in 2022.
March 02, 2022
The African Energy Chamber sat with Ian Cloke, COO Afentra, to discuss the potential of what could engineer Namibia’s new era of hydrocarbon exploration and production for the country.
For more than a year, the African Energy Chamber has been pushing back against steadily building pressure to halt new foreign investments in Africa’s oil and gas industry.
January 07, 2021
LNG-to-power projects have been booming from Asia to Latin America in recent years as they allow nations to switch from dirtier fossil fuels to keep the lights on. And for sellers, integrated LNG-to-power provides a guaranteed outlet for the fuel.
November 03, 2019
The S-5 well was drilled to a depth of 4,400 meters and encountered 39 meters of net oil play in the Santonian reservoir in the offshore Rio Muni Basin, the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons said in an emailed statement.
October 23, 2019
The memorandum lays the basis for LUKOIL’s potential participation in projects to explore and produce hydrocarbons in Equatorial Guinea.
October 03, 2019
Supported by the African Energy Chamber, the Year of Investment 2020 is an initiative of the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons to pursue Equatorial Guinea's agenda of energy cooperation and investment, and see the signing of several energy deals in 2020.
September 13, 2019
The objective of the Etame 9P appraisal wellbore is to test the Dentale reservoirs beneath the Etame field. VAALCO estimates that there could be up to 4.6 MM gross barrels of recoverable oil present in the Dentale reservoirs.
September 06, 2019
Equatorial Guinea wants to secure $700 million in support from the International Monetary Fund by January as the country seeks to help shore up central Africa’s common currency.
Baker Hughes, a GE company, has been awarded, by Equinor ASA and Aker Solutions, a contract to provide turbomachinery equipment for the topside structure on the Johan Castberg FPSO.