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September 19, 2018Egypt signs two exploration deals
12 new wells to be drilled in Egypt following major investment.
August 10, 2018Mozambique finalizes block 5 oil exploration contracts
Mozambique approves oil exploration contracts to majors oil companies.
June 27, 2018Namibia: Eco Atlantic exploration license extended
Eco Atlantic and its partners get a one-year extension on its PEL50 license.
June 26, 2018Exxon and Eni exploration contracts in Mozambique to be finalized
ExxonMobil and Eni are close to finalising their exploration contracts awarded to them in 2015.
November 6, 2017Oranto Petroleum Begins Oil Exploration in South Sudan
Oranto Petroleum is exploring Block B3 in South Sudan with BGP Inc.
November 2, 2017AOP17: Frontier Exploration Highlights
An expert panel from AOP talks about oil and gas exploration in Africa's frontiers.
July 8, 2017Market Report: The Gambia to Begin Oil Exploration in 2018
The Gambia issued a permit to FAR Ltd. to drill Erin Energy’s offshore A2 and A5 blocks.
June 8, 2017AOP Animations – Frontier Exploration
Africa consistently contributes a larger share of new oil and gas discoveries than any other region in the world. But exploration investment is significantly lower in Africa. Why is Africa still so under-explored?
October 3, 2016Africa Exploration, One Play at a Time
Africa Oil & Power's Play by Play series takes a look at Africa's emerging upstream hotspots.
September 7, 2016AOP 2016: Exploration & Production Panel Intro
This curated panel assembled executives from international majors, foreign independents and homegrown E&P firms. Our upstream experts tackled a multitude of timely topics, from portfolio management to project execution to capital allocation to M&A trends. They also confronted one of the industry’s biggest dilemmas: How to invest in critical resource exploration with significantly less capital.