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Shell spuds the Graff-1 exploration well, TotalEnergies drills Venus prospect off Namibia

Royal Dutch Shell a multinational exploration and production company as an operator in partnership with with Qatari state-owned petroleum company, QatarEnergy, and Namibia’s national oil company (NOC), Namcor have announced spudding the Graff-1 oil exploration well in Block 2913A, located in the Orange Basin, offshore Namibia. The drilling was confirmed by National Petroleum Corporation of […]

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Impact Spuds Venus-1x Exploration Well, Offshore Namibia

Africa Oil Corp. investee company Impact Oil & Gas has announced the spud of the Venus-1X offshore exploration well in Namibia Block 2913B (PEL 56). This, together with the adjacent Block 2912, are held through Impact’s wholly owned subsidiary, Impact Oil and Gas Namibia (PTY) Ltd. Both blocks are operated by TotalEnergies EP Namibia B.V.; […]

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The First Kavango seismic result is successful, within budget and on schedule-ReconAfrica and NAMCOR

Reconnaissance Energy Africa Ltd. and its joint venture partner NAMCOR have provided initial results from the first seismic acquisition program ever conducted in the Kavango Basin, in northeast Namibia. As reported on October 21, 2021, 450 linear kilometers of seismic data were successfully acquired within budget and on schedule. Third party processing of this data […]

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Local Content: Traditional Authorities Confirm Support for ReconAfrica Operations in Namibia

The Traditional Authorities of Kavango East and Kavango West have confirmed their support for the oil-and-gas exploration program in Namibia by Reconnaissance Energy Africa Ltd.At a meeting last week in Namibia, the leaders of the five key Traditional Authorities of Kavango East and Kavango West expressed confidence that ReconAfrica’s ongoing exploration program, which has to […]

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BW Energy to acquire Aquadrill’s rig for the Kudu gas field, offshore Namibia

BW Energy is at the concluding phase of achieving a revised development plan for the Kudu gas field offshore Namibia. The new development plan for the gas-to-power project will use a repurposed semisubmersible drilling rig as a Floating Production Unit. The Company has signed an agreement to acquire the semisubmersible drilling rig, from Aquadrill LLC for a total consideration of USD 14 million. Repurposing will enable an optimisation of the project timeline and significantly reduce capital investments compared to previous development concepts. “The revised development concept offers tangible financial, schedule and environmental benefits. The re-use of existing facilities also supports a substantial reduction in field development related greenhouse gas emissions compared to a new-build . “We have consequently decided to take advantage […]

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Reconnaissance Energy Secures a Year Extension on the First Renewal Period For (PEL) 73, Namibia

Reconnaissance Energy Africa Ltd. (ReconAfrica) and its joint venture partner NAMCOR (the state oil company of Namibia) has being granted approval of a one year extension on the First Renewal by the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME)  the Period of 29 January 2022 to 29 January 2023 ,this is relating to the approximate 6.3 […]

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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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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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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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