West Africa

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December 04, 2023
(WO) — AGR has secured the well management contract with Apus Energia Guinea-Bissau S.A. for a deepwater exploration well in the Sinapa license offshore Guinea-Bissau, with drilling set to commence in summer 2024.
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August 29, 2023
Borr Drilling Limited announced that its premium jack-up rigs, Prospector 5 and Natt, have received a Letter of Award for work in West Africa, in direct continuation of their current contracts.
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July 17, 2023
The initial three-year, multi-million dollar contract will see Petrofac’s Asset Solutions business providing integrated services for the Espoir Ivoirien Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel.
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March 28, 2023
In an exclusive interview with the African Energy Chamber, Foday B. L. Mansaray, Director General of Sierra Leone’s Petroleum Directorate, spoke on the country’s exploration agenda to develop its hydrocarbon-rich, ultra-deep basins
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March 23, 2023
Decom deployed its C1-24 chop saw in water depths of up to 1,050 meters as part of a decommissioning operation to recover a jumper connector on behalf of Total Energies in the Gulf of Guinea, offshore the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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March 01, 2023
The contract includes the seventh-generation drillship named Deep Value Driller, one of the most modern in the world.
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February 06, 2023
Golar LNG Limited will acquire New Fortress Energy’s (NFE) ownership stake in FLNG Hilli in exchange for for Golar’s remaining 4.1 million shares in NFE and $100 million cash.
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January 30, 2023
Sierra Leon is seeking to advance in its nascent oil and gas sector. The country is offering over 63,000 km2 of highly prospective acreage, with which the Petroleum Directorate has invited investors to engage through block and technical data acquisition.
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January 26, 2023
Under the contract, Expro will be responsible for designing, building, operating, and maintaining the onshore LNG pre-treatment facility. The plant will be able to process roughly 80 MMcfgd.
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January 19, 2023
Decklar and Millenium restarted production from the Oza Oil Field at a total production rate of approximately 1,300 bopd.
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December 15, 2022
The Minister argued that fossil fuels have an important role in the global energy transition and stand to bring reliable energy to the hundreds of millions of Africans who lack access to energy. He spoke about how the exploitation of the continent’s natural resources will establish an independent path toward an inclusive energy transition.
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December 12, 2022
Nigeria’s oil production increased by almost 15% during November following the restoration of operations at Shell Plc’s Forcados terminal.
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December 12, 2022
ADC Energy will provide operational assurance and acceptance services for rig equipment, dynamic positioning, marine and well control, and ROV activity.
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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.
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September 08, 2022
Nigeria lost its crown as Africa’s largest crude producer as Angola surpassed the country for the first time in more than five years.
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September 08, 2022
Repair work to a vital Nigerian oil terminal is expected to be completed in late September, meaning almost two months of halted flows.
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September 07, 2022
The state-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Company recently became NNPC Limited, a commercial venture. Rather than operating as a government entity, with all of the red tape and inefficiencies that went with it, the company’s focus has been shifted to productivity and earning profits.
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August 31, 2022
In the more than a quarter century since Shell Plc left Ogoniland in southern Nigeria, oil has continued to ooze from dormant wellheads and active pipelines, leaving the 386-square mile kingdom’s wetlands shimmering with a greasy rainbow sheen.
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August 25, 2022
Shell Plc, ExxonMobil Corp., Chevron Corp. and Equinor ASA plan to withdraw multibillion-dollar lawsuits against Nigeria’s state energy company after finalizing new terms for deepwater oil production in Africa’s largest crude producer.
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August 16, 2022
While the introduction of the NNPCL promises to be advantageous to the country’s energy industry, realistically, there are certain challenges that need to be promptly and properly addressed for the new NNPCL to function effectively and achieve its objectives.
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August 15, 2022
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s flip-flop over the sale of Exxon Mobil Corp.’s assets could discourage investment in Africa’s largest oil producer in the wake of industry reform meant to grow the sector.
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