Category archives for: Africa

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 […]

DOF Subsea Secures W. Africa Gig from Saipem

DOF Subsea Secures W. Africa Gig from Saipem

DOF Subsea UK Limited has been awarded and started work on a multi-million dollar contract with Saipem S.A. The scope sees the provision of DOF Subsea’s DSV Skandi Singapore and project crew, to complete two key construction projects offshore West Africa. As well as supplying the Skandi Singapore, DOF Subsea will provide Project Management and Technical […]

Aminex Plans Nyuni Deep Water 3D Seismic Survey

Aminex Plans Nyuni Deep Water 3D Seismic Survey

Aminex PLC, an independent oil and gas company, has announced today its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2014. FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS - Fully funded to execute current work programme; - $15 million equity issue successfully completed; - Sale of Aminex USA completed since period end; - $8 million working capital facility extended - Loss for period $4.74 […]

DSME Delivers Atwood Achiever Ultra-Deepwater Drillship

DSME Delivers Atwood Achiever Ultra-Deepwater Drillship

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. announced today the delivery of the Atwood Achiever from the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) shipyard in South Korea. The Atwood Achiever has commenced the mobilization phase of its drilling services contract with Kosmos Energy and is expected to arrive in Northwest Africa in early December to conduct a […]

Telkom Invests in SAT-3/WASC/SAFE Submarine Cable Upgrade

Telkom Invests in SAT-3/WASC/SAFE Submarine Cable Upgrade

Telkom’s Chief Technology Officer, Alphonzo Samuels, announced that the company has contributed to the fourth upgrade of SAT-3/WASC/SAFE submarine cable system. “This cable upgrade further addresses the global capacity demands such as fast internet connectivity, data-hungry applications, high-quality video-on-demand and increasing social media usage, thus enhancing customer experience,” said Samuels. SAT-3/WASC cable system has been […]

VAALCO: Etame Marin Production Back On Line

VAALCO: Etame Marin Production Back On Line

VAALCO Energy has advised that production from the Etame Marin block has resumed after the successful completion of previously announced maintenance work on the company’s leased Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel, offshore Gabon. Work was performed to upgrade the fire and gas detection systems on the FPSO and other routine maintenance work was […]

FES Delivers DBSCs for CLOV FPSO

FES Delivers DBSCs for CLOV FPSO

FES International, a global provider of fluid transfer systems, has completed a $4M project to design and manufacture 19 diverless bend stiffener connectors (DBSCs) for NOV/Subsea 7. The DBSCs are to be installed on the CLOV floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit, in Block 17 off the west coast of Africa. The project formed […]

Aker Solutions Presents Subsea Production System for Kaombo at ONS

Aker Solutions Presents Subsea Production System for Kaombo at ONS

During the last day of this year’s ONS Exhibition, Aker Solutions has presented  the latest advancements in its subsea business, including the prestigious subsea production system for Total’s Kaombo development. The Kaombo development, located in block 32 about 150 kilometers off the coast of Angola, is one of the world’s largest subsea developments. It involves […]

Chariot Secures New Licences Offshore Namibia

Chariot Secures New Licences Offshore Namibia

Chariot Oil & Gas Limited announces an update on its Namibian portfolio, its repositioning in the region and forward work programmes across these licences. These steps improve Chariot’s negotiating position in partnering discussions and provide further commercial optionality. The move also aligns this part of Chariot’s portfolio with its strategy of being a fast follower […]







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