Category archives for: Africa

CAMAC Delayed by Oil Leaks at Oyo

CAMAC Delayed by Oil Leaks at Oyo

CAMAC Energy Inc. has delivered an update on Company’s operations in West and East Africa, including Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, and Gambia. Nigeria Oyo Offshore Installation Offshore installation campaign of the Company’s Oyo field expansion project using the Normand Pacific installation vessel started on September 9, 2014 and consists of the recovery and relocation of umbilicals and flexible […]

Oceaneering Exercises Options for CSV ‘Bourbon Oceanteam 101′

Oceaneering Exercises Options for CSV ‘Bourbon Oceanteam 101′

Oceaneering International, Inc. has exercised both one year options on the CSV Bourbon Oceanteam 101 up to February 2017. The vessel will continue its field support services for work offshore Angola on blocks 18 and 31. Upon delivery in December 2007, this DP2 Construction Support Vessel has been operating as a field support vessel with […]

Mitsubishi Acquires Interest in Block CI-103 Off Ivory Coast

Mitsubishi Acquires Interest in Block CI-103 Off Ivory Coast

Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has agreed to acquire a 20% ownership interest in Block CI-103 Hydrocarbon Production Sharing Contract from US-based Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. Block CI-103, which is located off the coast of Côte d’Ivoire, is currently in appraisal.  The transfer of the interests will be finalized once the government of Côte d’Ivoire issues the required […]

BP Extends Oceaneering’s Services Contract Off Angola

BP Extends Oceaneering’s Services Contract Off Angola

Oceaneering International, Inc. announced that BP p.l.c. has exercised both one-year options to extend the Field Support Vessel Services contract with Oceaneering for work offshore Angola on Blocks 18 and 31. Under this contract term extension, Oceaneering will continue to provide project management, engineering, and vessel services through January 2017. Two chartered vessels, the Ocean […]

CGG Awarded Four BroadSeis-BroadSource Seismic Contracts

CGG Awarded Four BroadSeis-BroadSource Seismic Contracts

CGG announced that it has been awarded contracts for the 3D seismic acquisition of four major surveys using its BroadSeisTM with BroadSourceTM, marine broadband technology. The four surveys represent a total contract value of over 80 million USD. Three of the surveys have been awarded in the Asia-Pacific region, with two offshore Malaysia and one […]

CAMAC Secures Loan for Field Developments in Nigeria

CAMAC Secures Loan for Field Developments in Nigeria

CAMAC Energy Inc. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, CAMAC Petroleum Limited, has entered into a credit facility with Zenith Bank Plc for a five-year senior secured term loan providing initial borrowing capacity of up to $100 million. U.S. dollar borrowings under the term loan facility will bear interest at the rate of LIBOR plus […]

SMP Delivers Containerised Dive System to Titan Salvage

SMP Delivers Containerised Dive System to Titan Salvage

Titan Salvage has recently taken delivery of a new SMP Containerised Dive System. This dive system was designed, manufactured and built by SMP at their premises near Preston, Lancashire for use on a salvage project in South Africa. Daniel Dolson from Titan said: “Titan Salvage is proud to take ownership of our newest containerized system […]

San Leon Buys into Sidi Moussa Licence (Morocco)

San Leon Buys into Sidi Moussa Licence (Morocco)

San Leon Energy, the company focused on oil and gas exploration in Europe and North Africa, has acquired the working interest offshore Morocco from Petromaroc Corporation PLC, previously called Longreach Oil and Gas. San Leon has acquired Petromaroc’s 1.5% net working interest in the Sidi Moussa licence, offshore Morocco. The drilling of the SM-1 well […]

Senegal: Dolphin Kicks Off 3D Survey for Kosmos

Senegal: Dolphin Kicks Off 3D Survey for Kosmos

Dolphin Geophysical  has formally been awarded the acquisition and processing of a 7,000 sq.km. SHarp Broadband 3D survey offshore Senegal by Kosmos Energy. The Dolphin high-capacity 3D vessel, Polar Duchess has begun operations and it will take approximately four months to complete. Dolphin’s OpenCPS software will be utilised both onboard the vessel to produce a PostSTM […]

Statoil Fails to Find Oil Off Angola and GoM

Statoil Fails to Find Oil Off Angola and GoM

Statoil has completed the Martin well in US Gulf of Mexico and the Dilolo well in the Kwanza basin in Angola. Statoil has made a small discovery in its Martin prospect located in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM). Statoil does not consider this to be a commercial discovery. The well has been drilled efficiently and […]







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