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January 16, 2019
SDX Energy appraisal well encounters oil offshore Egypt
The company’s success continues to grow in north Africa.
January 9, 2019
Ivory Coast’s SIR Oil Refinery receives $660 million loan from AFC
The loan will free resources and assist in freeing resources.
Uganda: 24MW Kabulasoke solar power plant completed
The power plant will serve over five million people in rural Uganda.
Angola: Sonangol FY profit sees 107% surge
The Sonangol restructuring will improve the performance of the sector.
January 8, 2019
Congo: Anglo African Oil & Gas confirms oil discoveries at Tilapia field
A Schlumberger wireline logging of the well has confirmed 44m of oil column.
Angola: Sapura Energy secures $182m drilling contract
The contract will involve drilling works on Angolan waters.
January 7, 2019
Libya plans to increase oil output to 2.1 million barrels per day
Libya plans to increase oil production to 2.1 million barrels per day by 2021.
Angola sets sights on training and education to bolster oil and gas sector
Large-scale projects to provide upskilling and training opportunities throughout the country’s oil industry.
January 4, 2019
Market Report: Nigeria increases daily crude production
Nigeria’s daily crude oil production increased by about 2.09 million barrels in 2018.
Abdourahmane Cissé appointed Côte d’Ivoire Minister of Petroleum, Energy and Renewable Energy
He is tasked with stabilizing the country’s oil sector.
South Sudan’s Unity Oilfields resume production
The government has set a production target of 40 000 barrels per day.
January 3, 2019
Ethiopia: Grand Renaissance dam to begin production end of 2020
The government expects the dam to be fully operational by end of 2022.
Nigeria to renew oil block licenses in Q1, 2019
The renewal of licenses has injected $2 billion into the country to finance its budget.
January 2, 2019
Total: Production begins at Egina oil field
The Egina field is expected to produce 200,000 barrels of oil per day.
Africa Energy Corp. starts drilling the Brulpadda offshore well
The well is located offshore South Africa and will be drilled to a depth of 3,420m.
December 24, 2018
Mauritania and Senegal deliver FID for Grand Tortue
Mega gas project on Mauritania/Senegal border includes floating LNG.
December 20, 2018
South Sudan Welcomes Russian Investment with Rosgeo Agreement
Rosgeo to explore opportunities including exploration, refining and development of oil and gas acreage.
South Sudan, Sudan Resume Nile Blend Oil Exports
Ministers of petroleum officially launch exports from South Sudan blocks 1, 2 and 4 in Port Sudan.
December 18, 2018
OPEC Applauds Angola Reforms During Landmark Visit
H.E. Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo praises Angola’s leadership for its reforms in the oil and gas sector.
The MSGBC basin celebrates major oil and gas advances in 2018
A lot of work has been pushed through to implement national hydrocarbon strategies.
Guinea-Conakry doubles its petroleum budget
The country aims to expand its hydrocarbons sector in 2019.
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