88 Energy goes seismic for new Namibian oil exploration

In a bold bid to unveil Namibia’s onshore resource treasures, 88 Energy has launched a major new 2D seismic acquisition program for its petroleum exploration licence 93 (“PEL 93”) within the Owambo Basin’s uncharted Damara system. The ambitious initiative that covers 18,500 square kilometres of largely-unexplored territory – some 2.2 per cent of the entire […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday July 11, 2024
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
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
West Africa Energy Summit Unveils Exclusive Insights on Namibia’s Luderitz Basin

The West Africa Energy Summit is proud to announce that Ms. Maggy Shino, Petroleum Commissioner of Namibia, will be presenting never-before-seen insights on the Luderitz Basin at this year’s event. The session will be hosted by the Petroleum Commission of Namibia and their leadership including Ms. Maggy Shino. The Petroleum Commissioners presentation will showcase the […]

Oilfield Africa - Tuesday May 21, 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
Sintana Signs Agreement To Acquire Major Shares Giraffe Energy In Namibia

Sintana Energy Inc  has  announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement dated effective April 24th, 2024 with Crown Energy (Pty) Ltd.,  a private Namibian company providing for the acquisition by the Company from Crown of up to 67% of the issued and outstanding shares of Giraffe Energy Investments (Pty) Ltd. Giraffe is the […]

Oilfield Africa - Wednesday April 24, 2024
Sintana, Partners Complete Well Testing Operations at Mopane-1X in Namibia

Sintana Energy has provided update regarding the ongoing exploration campaign on blocks 2813A and 2814B located in the heart of Namibia’s Orange Basin, emerging as one of the world’s most prospective oil and gas regions. The blocks are governed by Petroleum Exploration License 83 (PEL 83) which is operated by a subsidiary of Galp Energia […]

Oilfield Africa - Tuesday April 23, 2024
Galp Spuds Mopane-2X Well, Encounters Light Oil in Namibia

Galp (80%, operator), together with its partners NAMCOR and Custos (10% each), has successfully drilled the Mopane-2X well to its designed depth, in block PEL83. Drilling encountered a significant column with light oil in reservoirs of high quality. The AVO-3 exploration target, the AVO-1 appraisal target and a deeper target were fully cored and logged. […]

Oilfield Africa - Sunday March 17, 2024
Namibia Charts Path Towards Diversified Energy Investments

The prospects for offshore oil and gas exploration have resulted in Namibia becoming a hotspot for hydrocarbon investment in recent years. Meanwhile, the country’s ambition to become a global hub for green hydrogen development – on the back of abundant, co-located solar and wind resources – is poised to support value-added industrialization, economic transformation and […]

Oilfield Africa - Friday March 8, 2024
TotalEnergies Gives Update on Operations in Block 2913B, Offshore Namibia

TotalEnergies, the operator of Block 2913B offshore Namibia has disclosed that Mangetti-1X exploration well has intersected hydrocarbon-bearing intervals in the Mangetti fan prospect, a separate system to the Venus oil discovery. Mangetti-1X also achieved its secondary objective of successfully intersecting and appraising the northern area of the Venus accumulation. Mangetti has the potential to add additional recoverable resources […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday February 8, 2024

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