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ReconAfrica Identifies 5 Potential Conventional Oil and Gas Reservoir Rock Zones in the First Well (6-2) in the Kavango Basin, NAMIBIA

ReconAfrica and its joint venture partner the state oil company of Namibia NAMCOR have provided preliminary analysis of the first well drilled (the 6-2 well) in the Kavango basin by Core Laboratories  and Netherland Sewell & Associates Inc. Log and Core Analysis The NSAI petrophysical study, the first in the Kavango basin, has identified five […]

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ReconAfrica Completes Drilling Operations on the 6-1 in the Kavango Basin, Namibia

Reconnaissance Energy Africa Ltd. and its joint venture partner NAMCOR (the state oil company of Namibia)  have announced successful completion of drilling operations of the second stratigraphic test well (6-1) in the Kavango basin of NE Namibia. The 6-1 well is now being prepared for wireline logging. Multiple logging runs will be made and up […]

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Karpowership SA (KPSA) wins Gas-to-Power project in South Africa

Karpowership SA (KPSA), a South African company that is 49% Black owned, welcomes the  announcement made by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) appointing KPSA  as a Preferred Bidder for projects in the Ports of Coega, Saldanha and Richards Bay, to provide power  to South Africa’s national electricity grid under the Risk Mitigation […]

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SONANGOL SELLS STAKES IN BLOCKS TO SUPPORT EXPLORATION, PRODUCTION

Angolan state oil company Sonangol said that it is selling, in part, its stakes held in eight oil blocks to reassess its investment portfolio, ensure compliance and implementation of its exploration and production strategy, from 2 to 10 percent by 2027. The stakes are those held in offshore and onshore blocks, mostly in operation, and […]

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NAMCOR and Reconafrica Seek To Unlock the Vast Resource Potential, Sign JOA Partnership in Namibia

The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (NAMCOR) and Reconnaissance Energy Africa Ltd. (the (ReconAfrica) have  announced the execution of a Joint Operating Agreement (“JOA”) to develop the resource potential of the Kavango Sedimentary Basin, Northeast Namibia.  Under the agreement, the two companies will jointly pursue an ongoing petroleum exploration program in the Kavango East and […]

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Total awards Yinson pre-FEED contracts for FPSO projects, Angola and Suriname

Yinson has been selected by Total to perform preliminary Front-End Engineering Design (pre-FEED) for two FPSO projects to be installed in the Block 20/21 in Angola and Block 58 in Suriname. The Angola project will be installed at around 1400m, located 160km from Luanda, while the Suriname project will be installed at around 2000m, located […]

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Africa Energy and Partners Progress on Block 11B/12B OFFSHORE South Africa

Africa Energy has announced that the joint venture partners on Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa are assessing the feasibility of an early production system for a possible phased development of the Paddavissie Fairway. “We are very encouraged by the contemplation of an early production system on Block 11B/12B to provide first gas and condensate production […]

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ANPG Seeks Transparency in Crude Production, Opts For Live Data Consulting Service

National Oil, Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANPG) has launched a public tender for the acquisition of a consulting service to ensure real view of production data. The submission of the fresh launched tender, ends on 11 June at 03:30 pm.  The three-year contract also foresees the accounting and control of the volumes of exported hydrocarbons […]

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ReconAfrica Namibia confirms working petroleum system in Kavango Basin, gives report on ESG

Reconnaissance Energy Africa has announced that the Company has set intermediate casing and geologic results in the first section of the second well (6-1), which again confirms a working petroleum system in the Kavango Sedimentary Basin. The Company has also in its reports stated that it is strengthening its Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) standard […]

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TOTAL RESUMES OPERATIONS IN ZINIA PHASE 2, BLOCK 17 DEVELOPMENT OFFSHORE ANGOLA

Total, operator of Block 17 in Angola, together with the Angolan National Oil, Gas and Biofuels Agency,have  announced  the start of production from Zinia Phase 2 short-cycle project, connected to existing Pazflor’s FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading unit). The project includes the drilling of nine wells and is expected to reach a production of […]

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