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January 23, 2020FAR Signs MoU with Glencore for Senegal-based Sangomar Project
FAR owns 15% of the Woodside-operated oil field.
January 13, 2020ExxonMobil Plans to Sell its Operating Stake in Zafiro
An announcement will be made in June about who will invest in the field.
Equatorial Guinea to Increase Oil Output in 2020
A number of new discoveries have been made offshore Equatorial Guinea.
January 10, 2020MARKET REPORT: NIGERIA SIGNS GAS EXPANSION DEAL
Nigeria has signed a major gas expansion deal which according to Nigeria LNG.
African Development Bank Funds Sub-Saharan Africa’s Renewable Energy
The funding will contribute to the production for commercial and residential use of renewable energy.
Sonatrach Awards $3.7 billion Refinery Deal to Consortium
The refinery will be able to process 5 million tons of oil a year.
January 9, 2020Strata-X Receives Environmental Approval for CBM Project
The project will be a major driver of growth for the company.
Woodside Energy gets Authorization for Senegal’s Sangomar
The project is expected to have a production capacity of 100,000 barrels per day
January 8, 2020Egypt Awards Shell, Chevron and Mubadala Exploration Rights
The concessions cover a total acreage of 10,000km2.
January 7, 2020Somalia Approves New Petroleum Law
Somali government hopes petroleum law will restore confidence of major oil companies.
January 6, 2020Total and Sonangol sign JV for Angola Retail Operations
The core focus is to market fuel and sell lubricants.
January 3, 2020Power Generation in Angola
The government has set a target of 9.9 GW of installed capacity & a 60 percent electrification rate by 2025.
January 2, 2020ExxonMobil Awarded 1.7 Million Acres Offshore Egypt
ExxonMobil has acquired two blocks and will be the sole operator.
December 31, 2019Africa Oil & Power’s Top 9 for 2019
View our best moments, as we wrap up the year.
December 30, 2019Defining Deepwater Capability
Senior Vice President of ExxonMobil Upstream discusses future production & exploration in Angola.
December 26, 2019Sylva declares 2020 as the Year of Gas
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, H.E. Chief Timipre Sylva has declared 2020 as the year of Gas.
December 20, 2019Market Report: BP finds natural gas reservoirs in offshore Senegal and Mauritania.
BP and partner Kosmos Energy have drilled three appraisal wells this year.
Nigeria Minister Lauds Modular Refinery
H.E Chief Timipre Sylva will be visiting the Waltersmith Modular Refinery.
December 19, 2019BP Confirms Gas Resources Offshore Mauritania and Senegal
Three appraisal wells have targeted high-quality gas reservoirs.
December 18, 2019Equatorial Guinea to Convert Punta Europa Methanol Plant to Modular Refinery
The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons expects new investment to upgrade Punta Europa.
December 17, 2019Total Acquires Interests in Two Oil Blocks Offshore Angola
Wells drilled in the two blocks to date have produced four discoveries.