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December 17, 2019
Total Acquires Interests in Two Oil Blocks Offshore Angola
Wells drilled in the two blocks to date have produced four discoveries.
May 27, 2019
Market Report: ExxonMobil and BP have pulled out from bidding for oil blocks in Ghana
The IOCs had submitted applications for direct negotiations for block 5&6 but pulled out at the last minute.
December 12, 2018
Qatar Petroleum, ExxonMobil, enter Mozambique offshore oil blocks
This is the first time Qatar Petroleum has ventured into Mozambique’s offshore fields.
June 26, 2018
Oranto Petroleum Acquires Zambian Oil Blocks
Blocks 17 and 27 represent Oranto’s first investment in the country.
June 1, 2018
Market Report: Ghana to award nine new upstream oil blocks
Oil prices settle lower, Ghana’s energy ministry to award new upstream oil blocks for commercial exploration.
July 25, 2019
Minister of Petroleum: South Sudan Tackles Oil Sector Finance in 2019, Will Open Blocks in 2020
This investment will increase activity in the country’s upstream sector.
February 25, 2019
Diplomatic ties at risk over oil and gas blocks
Border dispute threatens Somalia’s offshore oil dreams.
January 20, 2020
Uganda to Develop Oilfields Worth $5 Billion
The funding will be used to drill over 500 wells.
January 13, 2020
South Sudan Announces Tender for Environmental Oilfields Audit 
The successful company will conduct the audit and suggest best practices.
December 31, 2019
Africa Oil & Power’s Top 9 for 2019
View our best moments, as we wrap up the year.