Category archives for: Africa

Technip, Heerema Awarded $3.5 Bln Subsea Contract by Total

Technip, Heerema Awarded $3.5 Bln Subsea Contract by Total

Technip and Heerema Marine Contractors, have signed a major lump-sum contract with Total E&P Angola for the engineering, procurement, construction, installation (EPCI) and pre-commissioning for the SURF (subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines) part of the Kaombo project, located in Block 32 offshore Angola. The contract is valued at approximately  $3.5 billion with a Technip share […]

Seamec Secures Contract Extension for DSV “Alliance”

Seamec Secures Contract Extension for DSV “Alliance”

Seamec Limited and Sea Horse General Contracting Establishment, UAE, Dubai, have extended the charter hire contract for the diving support vessel “Alliance”. The contract has been extended until April 30, 2014.   The vessel, which is under bareboat charter with Seamec, will be working in offshore Egyptian Mediterranean waters. The “Alliance” provides services, which include […]

Aker Solutions Nets $2.3 Bln Subsea Equipment Contract in Angola

Aker Solutions Nets $2.3 Bln Subsea Equipment Contract in Angola

Aker Solutions won a contract worth $2.3 billion from Total to provide a subsea production system for the Kaombo Block 32 development in Angola. Aker Solutions will deliver 20 subsea manifolds and 65 vertical subsea wellsets. The order also includes associated controls as well as work-over and tie-in systems. The first deliveries are scheduled for […]

Total Begins Kaombo Offshore Project Development (Angola)

Total Begins Kaombo Offshore Project Development (Angola)

Total and its joint venture partners have made the final investment decision to develop the ultra-deep offshore Kaombo project in Angola. With a production capacity of 230,000 barrels per day, Kaombo will develop estimated reserves of 650 million barrels. Following an intensive optimization exercise, the project’s capital expenditure to reach full capacity was reduced by […]

Artemis Atlantic to Start 2D Seismic Survey Offshore Senegal

Artemis Atlantic to Start 2D Seismic Survey Offshore Senegal

Cap Energy PLC, is about to start seismic operations on the Block Djiffere Offshore, offshore Senegal. The Djiffere Offshore Licence was awarded in July 2013 to Rex Atlantic Limited (now TAOL Senegal (Djiffere) Limited). Cap, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Sencap Limited, recently acquired a 49% participation in TAOL Djiffere. On 31 March 2014, TAOL Djiffere issued […]

Deepsea Metro 1 Completes Drilling of Sunbird-1 (Kenya)

Deepsea Metro 1 Completes Drilling of Sunbird-1 (Kenya)

Pancontinental Oil and Gas NL advises that the Sunbird-1 well off the southern Kenyan coast has been completed and the well has intersected a hydrocarbon-bearing zone in the top of the Sunbird Miocene Pinnacle Reef. Analysis of the zone itself and recovered hydrocarbon samples are continuing. Analysis of the wireline log data and the fluid […]

Polarcus Completes 3D Seismic Survey for Pancontinental Off Namibia

Polarcus Completes 3D Seismic Survey for Pancontinental Off Namibia

Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL advised that an extensive 3D seismic survey has been completed within its highly prospective offshore acreage in licence area EL 0037 offshore Namibia, southwest Africa. The 3D acquisition, over approximately of 3,000km2, covers a number of strong “Leads” that have already been mapped on existing 2D seismic data. A second […]

Aquaterra Energy Delivers CSP Solution for SAPETRO Off West Africa

Aquaterra Energy Delivers CSP Solution for SAPETRO Off West Africa

Following successful conclusion of a design competition, work is well underway at Aquaterra Energy to design, fabricate and install a minimum facilities Conductor Supported Platform (CSP) for South Atlantic Petroleum Benin S. A. (SAPETRO), off the West African coast. The contract was awarded following completion of a detailed pre-engineering design study by the Aquaterra Energy […]

GE’s Angola Joint Venture Delivers Subsea Equipment

GE’s Angola Joint Venture Delivers Subsea Equipment

GE Oil & Gas announced the first major equipment delivery by its Subsea Systems business, for a major operator, under a contract established by its Angolan joint venture (JV), GE-GLS Oil & Gas Angola Limited. A primarily localized workforce assembled the first of 16 subsea production trees, destined for a development in the Atlantic Ocean, […]

Sterling: No Oil at Bamboo-1 Well Offshore Cameroon

Sterling: No Oil at Bamboo-1 Well Offshore Cameroon

Sterling Energy Plc provided an update for the Ntem Concession, offshore Cameroon. Bamboo-1, the first exploration well to be drilled on the Ntem Concession commenced operations on 9 February 2014 and Murphy Cameroon Ntem Oil Co. Ltd (“Murphy”), the operator with 50% working interest, has confirmed that the well, located in 1,600 m of water, […]







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