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July 22, 2024
Recent discoveries in Namibia’s Orange basin suggest it could hold up to 3 Bbpe of oil and 8.7 Tcfg, and the country’s total oil reserves could be nearly equal to Guyana’s at around 11 Bbbl. Excitement around the newly discovered resources is high, and though oil and gas production still lie ahead, Namibia has become a leader in African oil and gas investment.
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July 18, 2024
It’s still early days for Namibia, and none of the discoveries in its waters have yet been declared commercially viable. But TotalEnergies aims to approve its first development at the Venus field later this year, and Chief Executive Officer Patrick Pouyanne has said the African country could one day enjoy a boom like that underway on the other side of the Atlantic in Guyana.
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July 17, 2024
The deal includes a 10% interest in 15 oil mining leases and the Forcados and Bonny export terminals, which are part of the Shell Petroleum Development Co. joint venture, Nigerian-owned Chappal Energies said in a statement Wednesday.
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July 17, 2024
Etu Energias has entered a deal to acquire Galp Energia’s stake in Block 32, Block 14, and Block 14K offshore Angola for $443 million. The acquisition transaction includes Galp’s 5% non-operating stake in Block 32, 9% non-operating stake in Block 14, and 4.5% non-operating stake in Block 14K.
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July 17, 2024
PEL 73 is located onshore northeast Namibia, covering an area of approximately 25,341 km2. Two exploration wells are planned to be drilled in the Damara Fold Belt basin in the second half of 2024. The wells are targeting a combined un-risked resource potential of 489 MMbbl of oil, based on the most recent prospective resource report by Netherland, Sewell & Associates Inc.
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July 16, 2024
Perenco Cameroon announced the launch of the Perenco Group's first gas-to-industry supply project in Central Africa with delivery of gas from the Bipaga Gas Processing Centre, operated by Perenco Cameroon, to the ceramic manufacturing plant of Keda Ceramics.
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July 15, 2024
To support production growth, Angola has introduced a fresh slate of blocks spanning marginal fields, onshore and offshore opportunities. In a first for the country, five marginal fields are on offer in Block 4, Block 14, Block 15 and Block 18 – all of which are operational.
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July 14, 2024
With details for Angola’s 2025 licensing round announced earlier this week, African exploration markets are making a push for upstream investment by deploying more attractive terms and offerings for global investors.
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July 10, 2024
Following a call for tender, Vallourec has been awarded a contract by TotalEnergies to supply almost 5,000 tonnes of OCTG solutions and associated services for the Kaminho deepwater project on Block 20, 100 km offshore Angola.
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July 09, 2024
Angola’s 2025 limited tender will feature Block 40, Block 25, Block 39 and Block 26 in the Benguela basin as well as Block 22, Block 35, Block 37, Block 38 and Block 36 in the Kwanza basin. Additionally, the country has four onshore blocks available; 11 blocks on permanent offer; and five marginal fields ready for exploration.
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July 09, 2024
The company expects to drill as many as five wells within the Northern Cape Ultra Deep license block, about 300 km (186 miles) offshore the west coast of South Africa in depths up to 3,200 m. Shell and TotalEnergies SE made oil and gas discoveries in Namibian waters north of the block starting in 2022.
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July 08, 2024
The Naingopo well is targeting 163 MMbbl mof unrisked prospective oil resources or 843 Bcf of unrisked prospective natural gas resources.
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July 04, 2024
These reconnaissance contracts cover the Safi-Essaouira and Agadir-Ifni areas offshore the cities of Safi, Essaouira, Agadir and Sidi Ifni.
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July 04, 2024
Oil majors in Nigeria have been offloading onshore and shallow water blocks — located in a challenging operating environment, where infrastructure damage from crude theft is a regular occurrence — to domestic producers for more than a decade.
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July 03, 2024
During the deepwater Kaminho project’s first phase of development for the Cameia field, SLB OneSubsea will collaborate with TotalEnergies to deploy a highly configurable subsea production platform with standardized vertical monobore subsea tree, wellhead, and controls system.
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July 02, 2024
TotalEnergies plans to relinquish the license for Block 11B/12B because it doubts whether the complex deepwater finds can be made commercially viable, given South Africa’s small gas market. The company will concentrate instead on exploring the Orange basin, located further north on the Atlantic coast of South Africa near promising offshore oil discoveries in Namibian waters.
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June 26, 2024
Located within an emerging basin, 60 km offshore Principe, Block STP02 covers an area of 4,969 km2. Block STP02 is adjacent to the Block STP01 license operated by TotalEnergies (55%) alongside Sonangol (30%) and ANP-STP (15%).
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June 24, 2024
The aim of the agreement is to set out the next steps for implementing a gas to industry business through, on one side, commercialization of domestic gas and, on the other, the creation of a midstream compressed natural gas (“CNG”) partnership to supply Morocco’s growing industrial energy needs.
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June 23, 2024
Situated close to producing Block B, which houses the Zafiro field, the blocks are considered to be highly-prospective and are poised to play a major part in revitalizing exploration and production offshore Equatorial Guinea.
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June 20, 2024
Under this agreement, TGS holds the exclusive rights to license all of Tanzania’s offshore mainland data on behalf of the government. The agreement also grants TGS the authority to conduct future acquisition of new seismic data and to reprocess existing data. Additionally, it includes support for upcoming licensing rounds, which are anticipated to commence in 2025.
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June 20, 2024
Production start-up is expected in 2027, with a plateau of 300 MMcfgd (about 70,000 boed, including condensates). Gas from Ubeta will be supplied to NLNG, a liquefaction plant located in Bonny Island, in which TotalEnergies holds a 15% interest.
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