Category archives for: Africa

Polar Duchess Completes Junon 3D Seismic Survey Off Seychelles

Polar Duchess Completes Junon 3D Seismic Survey Off Seychelles

Australian energy company WHL Energy Limited announces that the 1,528 km2 Junon 3D seismic survey has been completed. The specialist seismic acquisition vessel M/V Polar Duchess contracted by Ophir Energy pic (“Ophir Energy”), operator of the jointly held Seychelles exploration blocks is demobilising from the survey area. The survey has been completed with no reportable […]

Tangiers: No Hydrocarbons in Assaka Objective of TAO-1

Tangiers: No Hydrocarbons in Assaka Objective of TAO-1

Tangiers Petroleum Limited provides the following update on the TAO-1 exploration well located in the Tarfaya Offshore Block, Morocco. The TAO-1 exploration well has intersected the shallowest and secondary objective, Assaka. Based on currently available information, no hydrocarbon shows have been encountered. A full petrophysical evaluation of the Assaka objective will be carried out at […]

Hydra Offshore Nets TEN Support Contract from Wood Group Ghana

Hydra Offshore Nets TEN Support Contract from Wood Group Ghana

Hydra Offshore Limited and Wood Group Ghana Limited signed a two-year support contract for engineering services in Ghana. According to social media, Hydra Offshore will provide local engineering support to Wood Group for the provision of subsea engineering services for work in Ghana’s Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) project. The Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme oil fields are situated […]

Pancontinental: Early Mapping Identifies Major Prospects in EL 0037, Off Namibia

Pancontinental: Early Mapping Identifies Major Prospects in EL 0037, Off Namibia

Pancontinental Oil and Gas NL advises that the 3D and 2D seismic surveys carried out earlier in 2014 in EL 0037 offshore Namibia are starting to yield very encouraging results. Initial mapping has confirmed at least four main prospects in the 3D area – the Albatross, Gannett, Petrel and Seagull Prospects. The Prospects appear to […]

West Africa Exploration Opportunities Motivate COPL

West Africa Exploration Opportunities Motivate COPL

Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited, the offshore West Africa focused oil exploration and development company, provides corporate and operational update. Highlights As part of COPL’s strategy in West Africa the company is providing an update on some of its activities as it expands its regional footprint: Liberia ·     COPL and its partner continue to advance the […]

Fugro Opens New Facility in Luanda, Angola

Fugro Opens New Facility in Luanda, Angola

To accommodate the future needs of the rapidly growing Angola offshore oil and gas industry Fugro has opened its new facility in the SONILS Oil Service Centre in Luanda. Angola is now the second largest oil producer in Sub-Saharan Africa, after Nigeria. The official opening of the facility on 10 July by Mrs Lilianne Ploumen, […]

N’Goma FPSO Ready to Sail Away

N’Goma FPSO Ready to Sail Away

The N’Goma FPSO is ready to sail away  to the offshore site block 15/06 in Angola, following the naming ceremony held yesterday at Port Amboim. It will then commence mooring and hook-up operations. Eni and its partners have met a key milestone towards the achievement of the first oil of West Hub Development Project, scheduled […]

Tullow Buys Interest in Cooper Block, Plans to Carry Out Enlarged 3D Seismic Program

Tullow Buys Interest in Cooper Block, Plans to Carry Out Enlarged 3D Seismic Program

Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. announces that it has executed a Farm-out agreement with Tullow Kudu Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tullow Oil plc., pursuant to which Tullow has agreed to acquire up to a 40% working interest in Block 2012A, situated in the Walvis Basin, offshore Namibia (the “Cooper Block”). This Farm-In, […]

AGR Nets Well Management Contract Offshore Benin

AGR Nets Well Management Contract Offshore Benin

AGR has been awarded a contract to provide Well Project Management services to Dallas based ‘Hunt Oil’ for the drilling of one exploration well plus one future option well located in offshore Benin. AGR’s Executive Vice President, Ian Burdis, said: “AGR is pleased to continue its working relationship with Hunt Oil and is looking forward […]

Deep Down Bags Contract in West Africa

Deep Down Bags Contract in West Africa

Deep Down, Inc., an oilfield services company specializing in complex deepwater and ultra-deepwater oil production distribution system support services announced that it has been awarded a contract offshore West Africa. The contract is for the supply of vessel-based equipment and personnel at an umbilical and flexible flow line recovery and re-installation project. The contract has […]







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