Block Licences

Reconafrica Spuds Naingopo Well, Onshore Namibia

Reconnaissance Energy Africa (ReconAfrica) and its joint venture partner NAMCOR, announce the spudding of the Naingopo exploration well on Petroleum Exploration Licence 73 (“PEL 73”), onshore northeast Namibia.  The Company spud the Naingopo exploration well in the Damara Fold Belt onshore PEL 73 in northeast Namibia on July 7, 2024. The well will be drilled […]

Oilfield Africa - Wednesday July 10, 2024
Panoro Energy, Partners Still on Board Equatorial Guinea

…. As Noble Venturer Drillship Arrives Oslo, 3 July 2024 – Panoro Energy ASA (“Panoro” or the “Company”) notes the announcement by Trident Energy, the operator of Block G offshore Equatorial Guinea, confirming the arrival of the Noble Venturer drill ship at Luba port, Bioko Island. The drilling campaign, which is expected to recommence shortly, will […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday July 4, 2024
TGS Secures Agreement with Tanzania’s PURA to Provide Offshore Subsurface Data

TGS, a global leader in energy data and intelligence, has signed an agreement with Tanzania’s Petroleum Upstream Regulatory Authority (PURA) to manage and license the country’s extensive offshore subsurface data. This collection includes 2D and 3D seismic data covering an area of over 132,000 square kilometers. Tanzania boasts strong play diversity, proven through exploration success […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday June 20, 2024
Etu Energias, Galp Seal Acquisition Deal Offshore Angola

As part of its growth strategy, Etu Energias, SA has concluded its agreement with GALP for the indirect acquisition of a 5% stake in Block 32 and 9% in Block 14, 4.5% in Block 14K in offshore Angola.The conclusion of this deal represents the materialization of the purchase and sale agreement between the subsidiaries of […]

Oilfield Africa - Monday June 17, 2024
IPR Energy Makes Discovery in  Alamein/Yidma, Western Desert, Egypt

IPR has announced the discovery of exploration well West AY-1X and the successful testing and production from a new formation (Kharita) in Alamein-44, adding an incremental 2,850 BOPD to the Yidma-Alamein Western Desert Development Lease. West AY-1X was drilled to a depth of 13,166 ft, utilizing a 1500 HP drilling rig. This deep multi-target exploration […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday June 13, 2024
Senegal Achieves First Oil From Sangomar Field Deepwater project

Woodside has achieved first oil from the Sangomar field offshore Senegal, marking the safe delivery of the country’s first offshore oil project. The Sangomar Field Development Phase 1 is a deepwater project including a stand-alone floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility with a nameplate capacity of 100,000 barrels/day, and subsea infrastructure that is designed […]

Oilfield Africa - Tuesday June 11, 2024
African Oilfield in Focus: The Gabon’s Dussafu Marin Permit

Gabon is sub-Saharan Africa’s fourth largest producer and exporter of crude oil. The Dussafu Marin Permit is a Development and Exploitation license with multiple discoveries and prospects lying within a proven oil and gas play fairway within the Southern Gabon Basin. To the north west of the block is the Etame-Ebouri Trend, a collection of […]

Oilfield Africa - Tuesday June 4, 2024
CNOOC signs oil exploration, production contracts with Mozambique

State-run China National Offshore Oil Co said  that it had signed oil exploration and production concession contracts with Mozambique’s energy ministry and national energy company ENH.The contract is for five offshore blocks in waters off the African nation and covers a total area of about 29,000 sq km (11,200 sq miles) with water depths from […]

Oilfield Africa - Sunday May 26, 2024
NNPC, Schlumberger pledge to Boost Upstream Activities in Nigeria

As part of strategic reforms aimed at unlocking opportunities in the nation’s oil and gas industry, NNPC Energy Services Limited (EnServ) and Schlumberger (SLB), a renowned global technology company, have signed a technical partnership agreement towards bolstering upstream operations. The agreement was signed at the NNPC Ltd.’s Corporate Headquarters in Abuja on Thursday, with senior […]

Oilfield Africa - Friday May 24, 2024
NUPRC Announces 2024 Licensing Round Pre-Bid Conference

The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) is bringing to the public notice the NUPRC hosting of Nigeria 2024 Licensing Round Pre-Bid Conference. This is seen as a follow up to the commission’s recently organized successful Miami International Roadshow for the 2024 licensing round which was done in partnership with the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria […]

Oilfield Africa - Friday May 24, 2024

Get free monthly subscription news in oil and gas industry
*Please enter a valid email address

Please wait....

Thank you for subscribing...