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
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
Perenco Makes First Successful Oil Discovery in 30 Years

Perenco subsidiary MIOC undertakes active drilling campaign offshore DRC First exploration success offshore DRC for three decades Muanda International Oil Company (MIOC), Perenco’s offshore DRC subsidiary, announces that it has drilled two exploration wells to date in 2024, making the first exploration discovery offshore DRC in almost thirty years. Using the Dixstone owned “Nuada” Self-Elevated […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday May 23, 2024
Exxon, Shell Are Said to Weigh Bids for Galp Namibia Stake

Exxon Mobil Corp. and Shell Plc are among energy giants evaluating bids for a stake in Galp Energia SGPS SA’s major oil field offshore Namibia, according to people familiar with the matter. TotalEnergies SE and Equinor ASA are also among those considering acquiring the 40% stake Galp is seeking to sell in the MOPANE discovery, said the […]

Oilfield Africa - Wednesday May 22, 2024
Nigeria 2024 Bid Round: PGS Data Supports 10 Offshore, 2 Onshore Blocks

PGS, a leading provider of seismic and reservoir data for energy exploration and development, has data over 10 offshore blocks on offer in the Nigeria 2024 Bid Round announced this week. May 2, 2024 On Monday 29 April 2024, the Nigeria Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) announced the opening of the Nigeria 2024 Bid Round. […]

Oilfield Africa - Sunday May 5, 2024
Chariot Commences Drilling at the Loukos Licence Onshore Morocco

 Chariot Limited the Africa focused transitional energy group,  has announced the of commenced of drilling operations at the Loukos Onshore licence onshore Morocco (Chariot, Operator 75%, ONHYM, 25%) with the spud of the RZK-1 well on the Gaufrette prospect. • Gaufrette Main target has Best Estimate recoverable prospective resources of 10 Bcf • Option to […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday May 2, 2024
Chevron Shifts Focus to petroleum Exploration License 82 (PEL 82)

Sintana Energy Inc. has announce that Chevron Namibia Exploration Limited (CNEL), an affiliate of Chevron Corp. (“CVX”) has executed an agreement effective April 28th that provides for their entry into Petroleum Exploration License 82 (PEL 82) with the assumption of an 80% working interest and operatorship.  NAMCOR, the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia, and Custos […]

Oilfield Africa - Monday April 29, 2024

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