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October 05, 2022
Dolphin Drilling secured a year-long, $96 million contract with Nigeria-based General Hydrocarbons Limited for the Blackford Dolphin rig. The contract will commence in the fourth quarter of this year.
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October 04, 2022
Searcher, a service provider of global multi-client geoscience data, announced its Sudan 2D Rectified Seismic Dataset, in cooperation with the Sudan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum.
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September 2022
Drilling should pick up steam this year, gaining more than 18%, as nearly all regions will see activity increase. Development should thrive, as the world looks for additional sources of crude oil and natural gas.
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September 16, 2022
Nigeria and Morocco signed an agreement that inches a long-standing proposal for a gas pipeline between the two countries closer to reality, raising the possibility of a new energy-supply route for West Africa and Europe.
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September 12, 2022
In honor of the late H.E. Muhammad Sansui Barkindo – oil industry veteran and former Secretary General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) – the African Energy Chamber renamed its African Energy Week Lifetime Achievement Award to the Mohammad S. Barkindo Lifetime Achievement Award.
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September 12, 2022
Uganda said it expects all potential lenders for the country’s planned $4 billion crude export pipeline to make their commitments by the end of November, smoothing the way to a targeted production start-up in early 2025.
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September 08, 2022
Nigeria lost its crown as Africa’s largest crude producer as Angola surpassed the country for the first time in more than five years.
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September 08, 2022
Repair work to a vital Nigerian oil terminal is expected to be completed in late September, meaning almost two months of halted flows.
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September 07, 2022
Aggreko, a provider of mobile, modular power, temperature control and energy services, completed a 10MW flare gas to power project, the largest in Africa, to lower its total cost of energy and lessen emissions from the oil field.
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September 07, 2022
The state-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Company recently became NNPC Limited, a commercial venture. Rather than operating as a government entity, with all of the red tape and inefficiencies that went with it, the company’s focus has been shifted to productivity and earning profits.
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September 06, 2022
Hydrocarbons remain a necessary part of the global energy mix. Unlocking Uganda’s fossil-fuel resources will help meet its development needs – and even reduce emissions.
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August 31, 2022
In the more than a quarter century since Shell Plc left Ogoniland in southern Nigeria, oil has continued to ooze from dormant wellheads and active pipelines, leaving the 386-square mile kingdom’s wetlands shimmering with a greasy rainbow sheen.
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August 29, 2022
Mozambique will have to wait a little longer to join the ranks of the world’s liquefied natural gas exporters, after a vessel that was destined for its first offshore production platform changed course at the weekend and sailed away.
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August 25, 2022
Shell Plc, ExxonMobil Corp., Chevron Corp. and Equinor ASA plan to withdraw multibillion-dollar lawsuits against Nigeria’s state energy company after finalizing new terms for deepwater oil production in Africa’s largest crude producer.
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August 23, 2022
Malaysian state oil company Petroliam Nasional Bhd. has started inviting bids for its upstream assets in Africa, which could fetch as much as $3 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said.
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August 22, 2022
Invictus Energy Ltd. plans to start drilling at its Cabora Bassa oil and gas prospect in northern Zimbabwe by early September.
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August 19, 2022
South Africa expects TotalEnergies SE to submit a production plan within weeks to utilize a prolific offshore gas discovery that will form a key part of increasing investment in the sector.
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August 16, 2022
While the introduction of the NNPCL promises to be advantageous to the country’s energy industry, realistically, there are certain challenges that need to be promptly and properly addressed for the new NNPCL to function effectively and achieve its objectives.
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August 15, 2022
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s flip-flop over the sale of Exxon Mobil Corp.’s assets could discourage investment in Africa’s largest oil producer in the wake of industry reform meant to grow the sector.
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August 12, 2022
Exxon Mobil Corp. renewed two deepwater leases in Nigeria for 20 years, among the first permits granted under the country’s new oil and gas law.
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August 10, 2022
Nigeria’s energy regulator overruled President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of a $1.28-billion purchase of Exxon Mobil Corp. assets, in a high-profile disagreement that may discourage investment in the country’s struggling oil and gas industry.
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