Category archives for: Africa

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 […]

Saipem Nets $600 Mln FPSO Contracts in Brazil and Angola

Saipem Nets $600 Mln FPSO Contracts in Brazil and Angola

Saipem has been awarded contracts for the extension of leasing and upgrading works of the Cidade de Vitoria FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel) in Brazil. The company has also been awarded a lease extension and operation contract for the Gimboa FPSO in Angola. These contracts are worth in total approximately $600 million. Saipem […]

African Petroleum Farms-Out 10 Pct Interest in Block CI-509 (Ivory Coast)

African Petroleum Farms-Out 10 Pct Interest in Block CI-509 (Ivory Coast)

African Petroleum Corporation Limited announces that it has entered into an agreement with Buried Hill Africa Limited (“Buried Hill”) to farm-out a 10% interest in Block CI-509 offshore Côte d’Ivoire in return for Buried Hill funding 21.1% of the cost of the next exploration well to be drilled on Block CI-509 and an additional cash […]

Tangiers Provides TAO-1 Well Update, Morocco

Tangiers Provides TAO-1 Well Update, Morocco

Tangiers Petroleum Limited provides an update on the drilling of the TAO-1 exploration well, located offshore Morocco. No major operational issues have occurred to date and the well is expected to intersect the Assaka and Trident objectives within 60 days from spud, as previously announced. As the well has been designated as “tight”, no information […]

African Petroleum to De-Risk Sierra Leone with 3D Survey

African Petroleum to De-Risk Sierra Leone with 3D Survey

African Petroleum Corporation announced that its wholly owned subsidiary African Petroleum Sierra Leone Limited has signed a contract to acquire more than 1,000 sq km of 3D seismic data on Block SL-4A-10, offshore Sierra Leone in addition to the existing 3D coverage. The seismic acquisition over Block SL-4A-10 is expected to commence in Q3 2014. […]

Tullow Has New Manager for Guinea

Tullow Has New Manager for Guinea

Hyperdynamics Corporation has announced that Tullow Guinea Ltd. (“Tullow”), has appointed Gilbert Yevi as its country manager for Guinea. Mr. Yevi previously served a leading role in the success of Tullow’s Jubilee Field in Ghana. The members of the Consortium and their participating interests in the Concession from the Government of Guinea granting exploration rights […]

SLR Management Acquires CCA Environmental

SLR Management Acquires CCA Environmental

3i-backed SLR Management Ltd, the international environmental consultancy, announces the acquisition of CCA Environmental Pty Ltd (CCA), an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) consultant to the international Oil & Gas industry and South African linear infrastructure sector. Based in Cape Town, South Africa, CCA is focused primarily on project managing environmental management plans (EMPs), EIAs and […]

Aquatic Names EMEA General Manager

Aquatic Names EMEA General Manager

Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd, an Acteon company, has appointed Martin Charles as regional general manager, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). This appointment contributes to Aquatic’s business strategy for 2014 and its ambitious expansion programme, which will improve customer service worldwide. Charles will lead the company’s market development and project delivery across the EMEA […]

Forum Bags Order for Four ROVs from Marine Platforms

Forum Bags Order for Four ROVs from Marine Platforms

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. announced that it has received an order from Marine Platforms Limited (MPL) to supply four work-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) systems each complete with a Dynacon Launch and Recovery Systems (LARS). The order includes three Perry™ heavy work class XLX Evo 200HP ROVs, the latest generation of the Perry XLX series. […]

Ocean Installer Names New Managing Director for AFMED & Middle East

Ocean Installer Names New Managing Director for AFMED & Middle East

Ocean Installer announced that Patrick Chapalain has joined the company as Managing Director for AFMED & Middle East. He will be working out of Dubai where Ocean Installer is establishing a regional office. Patrick Chapalain has extensive experience from the offshore subsea and construction industry, including with companies such as Stolt Comex Seawa, SBM Offshore, […]







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