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The event attracted CNPC, Petronas and Tullow Oil and ministerial delegations.
January 15, 2018The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top Stories: Oil Nears $70, Industry Cautiously Optimistic; Tullow Oil’s Exploration Program Ramps Up
January 12, 2018Market Report: NNPC Selecting Off-Takers
NNPC begins the process of selecting off-takers for its crude oil in 2018.
January 9, 2018AOP’s Top 10 from 2017
See a recap of our editors' top ten picks for 2017, as well as the top five most viewed articles and videos from our readers.
January 8, 2018The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top Stories: AfDB Backs Renewable Power Projects; Pipeline Fire Causes Widespread Power Outages in Nigeria
January 5, 2018Market Report: Maersk Wins Tullow Ghana Contract
Tullow Ghana awarded Maersk Drilling a four-year contract for the deep-water drillship Maersk Venturer.
January 1, 2018The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top stories: Nigerian Militants Demand $1 Billion; Cameroon Boasts ‘Encouraging’ Well Flow Test; Fighting Breaks Out in South Sudan’s Oil Region
December 29, 2017Market Report: BP, Kosmos Partner in Ivory Coast
BP and Kosmos Energy Ltd received five oil blocks offshore Ivory Coast
December 25, 2017The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top Stories: Ethiopia Signs $4 billion Deal to Build 1GW Electricity; Shell, Eni Stand Trial in Italy for Nigerian Corruption Allegations
December 22, 2017Market Report: Cameroon Tests FLNG Production
SNH announced that the FLNG vessel - Hilli Episeyo launched production tests in December.
December 18, 2017The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top stories: WoodMac Report: Upstream Companies to “thrive” in 2018; Mozambique Energy Minister Sacked
December 15, 2017Market Report: Nigeria Gas Pipeline Moves Ahead
The $2.7bn contract for the Abuja-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline was approved.
December 11, 2017The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top Stories: Tullow's Uganda Farm-Down Expected Next Year; Ivory Coast, Morocco Power Projects Get a Boost
ExxonMobil Makes New Eq. Guinea Oil Find
ExxonMobil strikes oil with exploration well in EG-06.
December 8, 2017Market Report: Exxon Signs PSCs with Mauritania
ExxonMobil E&P Mauritania Deepwater Ltd. has signed with the government of Mauritania to explore three deep-water offshore blocks.
December 4, 2017The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top Stories: Nigeria, Libya Join OPEC-led Oil Production Cuts; Kenya Offers Investors Cheap Electricity
December 1, 2017Market Report: Nigeria Budgets for 2.3m bpd
NNPC says the Federal Government’s 2.3 million bpd oil projection for the 2018 budget is realistic.
November 30, 2017African Producers, APPO Support OPEC Production Cuts
The APPO announced its support for the oil production cuts.
November 27, 2017The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top Stories: Equatorial Guinea Pursues Refinery; Funding Expected for Fortuna FLNG; BP Plans to Acquire Cairn’s Senegal Stake
Equatorial Guinea Will Host GECF Gas Summit in 2019
Equatorial Guinea will host the fifth annual Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Gas Summit in 2019.
November 24, 2017Market Report: Gambia Blocks Show Potential
An audit of two offshore blocks off the coast of The Gambia found potential for a total of 1.1 billion barrels of oil.