African Oilfield in Focus: The Gabon’s Dussafu Marin Permit

Gabon is sub-Saharan Africa’s fourth largest producer and exporter of crude oil. The Dussafu Marin Permit is a Development and Exploitation license with multiple discoveries and prospects lying within a proven oil and gas play fairway within the Southern Gabon Basin. To the north west of the block is the Etame-Ebouri Trend, a collection of […]

Oilfield Africa - Tuesday June 4, 2024
Panoro Energy Discovers Large Oil Deposit Offshore Gabon

Panoro Energy has announced that the DHIBM-7P pilot well has successfully made a significant new oil discovery on the northern flank of the Hibiscus field, at the Dussafu Marin Permit offshore Gabon. Preliminary evaluation indicates scope for a notable increase to both in place volumes and recoverable reserves in the Hibiscus field area. The partners […]

Oilfield Africa - Tuesday May 21, 2024
BW Energy Makes Huge Discovery north of Hibiscus field

BW Energy  has announced a substantial oil discovery with good reservoir quality in the DHIBM-7P pilot well drilled to appraise the northern flank of the Hibiscus field. The Company plans to complete the well as a production well later in 2024.The DHIBM-7P pilot was drilled from the MaBoMo production platform to a total depth of […]

Oilfield Africa - Tuesday May 21, 2024
Panoro Energy Gives Dussafu Operations Update Offshore Gabon

Panoro Energy ASA is pleased to provide an update on operations at the Dussafu Marin Permit offshore Gabon in which Panoro holds a 17.5 per cent participating interest. Gross production averaged approximately 24,840 bopd in Q1 2024 and in Q2 to date has averaged approximately 29,800 bopd, the uplift in output being attributable to start […]

Oilfield Africa - Tuesday April 30, 2024
BW Energy Gives Q1 2024 trading update in Gabon, Others

BW Energy, as the operator of the Dussafu Marine licence in Gabon and the Golfinho cluster offshore Brazil, provides an update on its operations and development. The Company will publish financial figures for the first quarter of 2024 on Friday, 24 May 2024. Net production to BW Energy from the operated assets was 2.48 million […]

Oilfield Africa - Tuesday April 30, 2024
Perenco Platform on Fire, Five Dead and one Missing, Offshore Gabon

An incident involving fire has occurred at the Perenco Becuna platform offshore Gabon. Theincident took place today 20 March 2024 at approximately 15.25 (Gabon time).Initial reports indicate two (2) persons have been injured and five (5) are currently missing. Bothinjured persons have been evacuated to shore. The area has been secured, the fire has been […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday March 21, 2024
Gabon’s Oil Rallies as BW Energy Resumes Hibiscus South field

BW Energy has disclosed safely  resumption  of oil production from the DHBSM-1H well in the Hibiscus South field on the Dussafu Licence offshore Gabon five months after the initial discovery was made in November 2023. Production performance from the well has been in line with expectations and is currently stabilised at approximately 5,000-6,000 barrels of […]

Oilfield Africa - Sunday March 10, 2024
Perenco Drills appraisal well Near Hylia Discovery Offshore Gabon

 Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon (POGG) has resumed spudding of an appraisal well in the vicinity of the Hylia South West discovery, offshore Gabon. This field was discovered in December 2022 through the exploration well HYSM-1 when a 40 meter net oil-bearing column was proved in the Ntchengue Ocean (NTO) reservoir, as well as a […]

Oilfield Africa - Wednesday February 21, 2024
Gabon to Exercise Pre-emptive Right on the Acquisition of Assala

Maurel & Prom S.A. (M&P) has disclosed the knowledge of the signing agreement made on 15 February 2024 concerning the share purchase agreement (SPA) between the Gabonese national oil company Gabon Oil Company (GOC) and Assala Energy Investments (Carlyle) regarding GOC’s acquisition of Assala Energy Holdings Ltd and all of its subsidiaries (Assala).  This signing […]

Oilfield Africa - Tuesday February 20, 2024
BW Energy gives update on Operations in Gabon, Brazil

BW Energy, the operator of the Dussafu Marine licence in Gabon and the Golfinho cluster offshore Brazil said that the gross production from the operated assets stood at 3,031,000 barrels of oil in the fourth quarter of 2023. This includes production from the Tortue and Hibiscus fields in the Dussafu licence (73.5% working interest) and the […]

Oilfield Africa - Sunday January 14, 2024

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