Anglo African Oil & Gas set for Tilapia well number three

Anglo African Oil & Gas set for Tilapia well number three

  Anglo African Oil & Gas (AAOG) said it plans to drill a third well on the Tilapia oil field in the Republic of Congo. The...
NNPC , Halliburton to Enhance Exploration in Inland Basins

NNPC, Halliburton to Enhance Exploration in Inland Basins

  By Dirisu Yakubu The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and US based Halliburton Corporation are in intensifying collaboration in an effort to boost oil and...
Exxon Confirms Second Giant Oil Field Offshore Guyana

Exxon Confirms Second Giant Oil Field Offshore Guyana

Exxon Mobil Corp. has discovered additional oil in the Payara reservoir on the Stabroek block offshore Guyana. Gross recoverable resources for the 6.6-million acre (26,800-sq km) Stabroek...
Hyperdynamicsv , SAPETRO: Two Years for Appraisal If Oil Found At Fatala

Hyperdynamics, SAPETRO: Two Years for Appraisal If Oil Found At Fatala

Hyperdynamics and its partner South Atlantic Petroleum will be given two years for appraisal work in the event of an oil discovery in the...

Stakeholders Calls for Quick Regulatory Approval as Key to E&P Sustainability

Oil and Gas Stakeholders in Africa’s sub Saharan region have called for quick regulatory approval as solution to enhancing the Exploration and Production potentials...

Halliburton Introduces SPECTRUMSM FUSION Coiled Tubing Service

Hybrid coiled tubing services combine diagnostic and intervention capabilities in a single trip downhole. Halliburton today introduced SPECTRUMSM FUSION service, the newest offering in the...

Aiteo, Eroton and Newcross produce close to 200,000bopd

        Three Nigerian independents, Aiteo, Eroton and Newcross, collectively produced close to 200,000Barrels Per Day at peak, close to the end of 2016. These...

NCDMB, IOCs Pledge to Fast-Track Projects Execution

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and international oil companies (IOCs) operating in the country have made commitment to fast-track execution of...

Nigeria: NNPC awards 2017 crude oil term contracts to 39 firms

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the granting of crude oil term contracts for 2017 to 39 oil firms. The Corporation in a...

Kenya: Africa Oil commences drilling on Erut-1 well

Africa Oil (AO) has announced the recommencement of drilling on the Erut-1 well in Block 13T in Kenya as earlier reported. The Erut-1 well, which...

Exploration Begins in Gongola Basin – Baru

By Dirisu Yakubu with agency reports The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the commencement of exploration activities in the Gongola Basin as part...

Nigeria and Morocco sign deal to construct gas pipeline to connect Africa to Europe

Nigeria and Morocco have entered into a joint venture agreement to build a gas pipeline that will link the two countries and some other...

Egypt: Eni to complete Phase 1 of Zohr gas treatment plant in 2017

Eni plans to complete the first phase of its gas treatment plant for Egypt’s Zohr field’s production by October 2017, a source from Eni...

Schlumberger Licenses ADNOC Offshore Drilling Technology

Abu Dhabi, UAE – November 9, 2016: The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has entered into an agreement with Schlumberger, a world leader...

Mozambique: Delonex And Indian Oil Corporation To Carry Out Seismic Surveys In Maputo Province...

Delonex Energy in cooperation with the Indian Oil Corporation plans to carry out oil and gas seismic and geophysical surveys in the districts of...

Sudan Gives Directives for Using Modern Technology to Increase Oil Production

Sudan’s first Vice-President of the Republic Lt-Gen, Bakri Hassan Salih; directed Ministry of Oil to focus on productive activities that help in increasing oil...

PGS Improves Imaging Capabilities

PGS has further strengthened one of the most powerful computer platforms in the oil service industry, by adding another Cray XC supercomputer to its Houston Mega Center. This...

Dresser-Rand compressors to handle OCTP gas offshore Ghana

Siemens’ Dresser-Rand business has won a contract to supply two compressor trains to an onshore gas reception facility in Ghana. This will be supplied by non-associated gas...

Mauritanian Government Signs Exploration and Production Contract with Kosmos Energy

The Mauritanian government and Kosmos Energy of Mauritania have entered into an exploration and production contract, concerning Block C-6 located offshore northwest of Nouakchott,...

Angola : Lucapa Announces Sales Plans For Last Quarter

Mining firm Lucapa Diamond has scheduled two diamond sales for the last 2016 quarter as recoveries of large special stones continue at its Lulo...

Glencore seeks more deals with Libya, Iran to overcome tough trading year

Glencore Plc has announced it is looking to increase its oil trading with Libya, Iran and Iraq in order to beat the tough trading...

Vandalism: Nigeria’s Oil Producing Communities to Take Over Pipeline Security

Oil producing communities, under the auspices of Host Communities of Nigeria (producing Oil and Gas), HostCom, have promised to set up a pipeline security...

Libya Resumes Production at Key Waha Oil Field

Libya resumed production at the Waha oil field recently bringing overall production to 580,000 barrels per day, a senior Libyan oil official said penultimate Tuesday. The Waha...

Tanzania: Solo Oil says Ntorya-2 appraisal well likely to be drilled by Q4

Solo Oil in its update on the Ntorya appraisal well in Tanzania, has announced that the site being prepared for the Ntorya-2 appraisal well...

OPEC Agrees To Cut Production by 750,000 Barrels per Day

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries has agreed to cut production by 750,000 barrels a day, Bloomberg News reported Wednesday, citing a delegation member. The...

PMB Ordered NNPC to Launch Hydrocarbon Exploration in Benue State

By Prince Okafor President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday, directed the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to commence hydrocarbon exploratory activities in the Benue Trough. This is coming...

How DPR Undervalued NNPC’s 8 Oil Blocks – NEITI

The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Mr. Waziri Adio has explained how the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) undervalued...

Mozambique Approves Appraisal Plan for Tembo Discovery

Wentworth has announced that the Government of Mozambique has approved the two-year appraisal period for the Tembo gas discovery the company made in December...

US Expresses Concern over Growing Violence In Niger Delta

The United States government through its mission house in Nigeria, on Tuesday, expressed worry over the increasing spate of violence and the use of...

Oando secures N94.6 billion facility as part of its strategic restructuring plans

Oando, Nigeria’s leading indigenous energy group listed on both the Nigerian and Johannesburg Stock Exchange, has announced the conclusion of a N94.6 billion facility...

Cairn Follows up on Senegalese Discoveries

Cairn Energy is looking forward to a three well drilling campaign offshore Senegal from the fourth quarter of 2015. The London listed explorer has...

Oil Freeze: Nigeria Seeks Consensus Among OPEC Members

Nigeria is seeking a consensus among members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries as regards talks concerning crude oil production freeze. The Minister of...

Airbus Grounds Choppers After 13 Killed

Helicopter manufacturer Airbus has grounded all models of aircraft similar to the one that crashed into the sea off Norway, leaving all 13 on...

Jubilee Turret Issues Continue

Tullow Oil, in its AGM Trading Update revealed that the technical investigation of the Jubilee FPSO turret bearing has confirmed that it is no...

Nigeria: Eland Oil & Gas announces Gbetiokun-1 Reserves and Resources update

AIM-listed Eland Oil & Gas, an oil & gas production and development company operating in West Africa with an initial focus on Nigeria, has announced...

Nigeria Drilled Highest Number Of Exploration Wells In 1967 – PETAN

No new addition of reserves in over 10 years Bank- Anthony Okoroafor The new Chairman of the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN), Mr. Bank-Anthony Okoroafor...

NAPE Calls for Abstracts for Forthcoming Conference

The Nigerian Association Of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) has called for papers ahead of its forthcoming 34th Annual International Conference & Exhibition (AICE), with the theme: ‘Nigeria...

Petroceltic Spuds First Development Well in Algeria

Petroceltic International and its partners on the Isarene Permit in Algeria, Enel and Sonatrach, have started development drilling on the Ain Tsila gas and...

Sacoil Reorganises Interests in Block III, Democratic Republic Of Congo

SacOil has announced proposed reorganisation changes to its indirect participating interest in Block III, Albertine Graben, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, currently held by its indirect...

Uganda Receives 7 Bids in Oil Exploration License Round

Uganda has received seven bids for six oil exploration blocks offered in a licensing round and it plans to choose the winners and sign...

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