Another offshore kidnapping has happened in the Gulf of Guinea. Two offshore workers have been kidnapped from an offshore support vessel in Nigeria. According to the owner of the vessel, France-based Bourbon Offshore, unknown assailants captured two crew members from the Bourbon Liberty 251 anchor handler on Tuesday, February 23.
Subsea 7 has signed an agreement establishing a worldwide non-incorporated alliance with OneSubsea, a Cameron and Schlumberger company. The new alliance should see both companies jointly design, develop and deliver integrated subsea development solutions through the combination of subsurface expertise, subsea production systems (SPS), subsea processing systems, subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines systems (SURF) and life-of-field services. Continue reading “OneSubsea and Subsea 7 Join Forces for SPS and SURFs” »
NIVELLES, BELGIUM, July 8, 2015 – Performing maintenance or repair on a live crude export
pipeline can be a daunting task. The steps – from product removal and depressurizing to
flooding and then de-watering the line – can be risky, costly, and complicated.
Aveon Offshore Ltd. has completed fabrication, testing, load-out, and sail-away of five suction piles, production and water-injection manifolds, and a riser-base lift module with a choke-loop bridge for the Erha North Phase 2 project offshore Nigeria. Continue reading “Subsea structures en route to Erha North Phase 2 offshore Nigeria” »
Sterling Energy plc (the Company), the AIM listed oil and gas exploration company, announced Wednesday that its wholly owned subsidiary, Sterling Energy Mauritania Limited (SEML), has signed a sale and purchase agreement with Tullow Mauritania Limited (Tullow) to acquire a 13.5 percent interest in the Production Sharing Contract for Block C-10 (the PSC), located offshore in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania (the SPA). Continue reading “Sterling Energy Acquires 13.5% stake in Block C-10 Offshore Mauritania” »
Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited; along with its partner, ExxonMobil, remain committed to completing their work program and obligations under the LB-13 amended and restated Production Sharing Contract dated March 31, 2013. Continue reading “Canadian Overseas Petroleum provides Liberia update” »
Africa Oil has announced its financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31 2015.
During the first quarter of 2015, seven wells finalized drilling across the South Lokichar Basin and the North Turkana basin in Block 10BA, Kenya. In addition, the Company is continuing its extensive exploration and appraisal program in the South Lokichar Basin in Blocks 10BB and 13T. Continue reading “Africa Oil announces 2015 Q1 financial and operating results” »
Bowleven, the Africa focused oil and gas exploration group traded on AIM, has announced the completion of the Etinde farm-out transaction and to confirm receipt of the initial $165 million cash proceeds (excludes estimated $5 million working capital adjustment). Continue reading “Bowleven completes Etinde farm-out – $165 million cash received” »
Sirius Petroleum (AIM:SRSP) the investing company focused on oil and gas exploration and development opportunities in Nigeria, updates its shareholders on progress towards completion of the £9.6 million Convertible Loan with Nima International Ltd. (“Nima”), an affiliate company of Levant Energy Limited. Continue reading “Sirius Intensify efforts to Fund Ororo Project in Nigeria” »
REUTERS – A new $9 billion oil refinery producing 500,000 barrels per day being developed by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, is expected to come onstream in Nigeria by 2017, a senior Dangote Group official said Tuesday. Continue reading “Nigeria’s Dangote group expects $9 bln refinery to start by 2017” »