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Reconafrica Releases Drilling Update off Namibian Basin, Among TSX Venture 50 Top Performing Energy Company 2021

Drilling Operations   As announced on January 11, 2021, the Company commenced drilling operations on the first well (6-2), of an initial three well program to evaluate potential hydrocarbon systems in one of five major sub-basins of the larger, more laterally extensive, deep Kavango basin.   Having set and cemented 17 ½” surface casing mid-January, […]

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ReconAfrica Resumes 450 km 2D Seismic Program in Kavango Basin off Namibia

Reconnaissance Energy Africa has announced that it has commenced the permitting process for the acquisition of 450 kilometers of 2D seismic data in the deep Kavango Basin in the Kalahari Desert of North East Namibia. To execute the program, the Company has contracted Polaris Natural Resources Inc,based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. As a result of a […]

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BW Energy Signs Kudu Farm-In Agreement Offshore Namibia

BW Kudu Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of BW Energy Limited and the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (NAMCOR) has signed a Farm-In and Carry Agreement. The agreement increases BW Kudu’s working interest in the Kudu license offshore Namibia from 56% to 95% in line with previously disclosed intentions. NAMCOR will retain the remaining 5% […]

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ReconAfrica kicks-off Kavango Basin Drilling Program off Namibia

Reconnaissance Energy Africa has announced its commencement of drilling operations on the first well (6-2), of an initial three well program, in the deep Kavango Basin in the Kalahari Desert of North East Namibia.   Drilling Operations are being carried out with the Company owned and operated 1,000 HP rig (Jarvie-1), we are now drilling […]

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ReconAfrica announces the arrival of its Rig, High Impact Well Spud

ReconAfrica announced a highly anticipated operations update, confirming that it has spudded the high impact 6-2 exploration well on the Company’s Petroleum Exploration License 73 (PEL) in Namibia. The well is the first of three planned exploration wells to evaluate the presence of an active conventional system in the Kavango Basin. While geochemical work and […]

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Global Petroleum Limited Declares Update on Namibian Licences

 Global Petroleum Limited is pleased to announce the following update: Regarding its licence PEL0094 (Block 2011A), the Company recently purchased historic 2D seismic data in order to improve interpretation of its Marula prospect in the western part of Block 2011A. Separately, Global has also acquired 2D seismic data over the relatively underexplored eastern part of […]

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Lekoil in a New Strategic Alliance Agreement with NAMCOR E & P off Namibia

LEKOIL the oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on Nigeria and Africa has announced that it has entered into a Strategic Alliance Agreement with NAMCOR Exploration and Production (PTY) Limited through its subsidiary, LEKOIL Exploration & Production (PTY) Namibia Limited. NAMCOR E&P, a subsidiary of the national oil company of Namibia, […]

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ReconAfrica Updates its Kavango Basin Operations

Reconnaissance Energy has provided an operational update on the Company’s initial programs opening the deep Kavango Basin in the Kalahari Desert of North East Namibia and North West Botswana. “As result of ReconAfrica’s successful financing completed August 20, 2020, the Company is now funded to initiate and complete its three well drilling program designed to […]

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Eni Accuses Nigeria, U.S. Litigation Funder of ‘Opaque’ Deal

Eni is seeking documents from a U.S. investment firm helping Nigeria sue it and Royal Dutch Shell Plc  for more than $1 billion over an energy deal at the center of a criminal corruption trial. According to Bloomberg. Eni claims that “undisclosed interests” are driving the Nigerian government’s litigation strategy “at the expense of Eni’s contractual […]

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PGS concludes 2020 Acquisition Campaign in Angola’s Namibe Basin

Ramform Sovereign has completed a large acquisition project offshore Angola using multisensor GeoStreamer technology. Operational and geological objectives were achieved successfully and safely, despite the Covid-19 restrictions. The 2020 PGS Namibe Basin survey connects the 3D seismic coverage of southern Angola with PGS seismic data library coverage in Namibia, completing a large MultiClient footprint of […]

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