Rosgeo plans to run airbourne geophysical surveys in Equatorial Guinea. Joint Stock Company Rosgeo and the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea signed a Memorandum of Understanding during the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi on October 23. In accordance with the signed document, the parties...
The policy of China on foreign oil and gas operators is about to change. China will allow private and foreign firms to explore its domestic oil and gas resources under an interim trade deal to be signed next week with the United States Companies with net assets of at...
Fugro is set to commence its first project using new multipurpose ROV support vessel, Edda Sun, with mobilisation for the IRM contract planned for March 2019. With a recently announced two-year charter of the Edda Sun, Fugro has enhanced its IRM, construction and decommissioning support services in Europe. The Edda Sun...
Mazarine Energy announced that its subsidiary, Mazarine Energy Tunisia, and partner ETAP (Entreprise Tunisienne d’Activités Pétrolières) have made a discovery in a Tunisian oil-bearing reservoir. The discovery was made in exploration well Sidi Marzoug-1 (SMG-1) in the 4,012-sq-km in Central Tunisia. During a production test, SMG-1 well flowed, constrained...
Uganda has put five new blocks on offer for its second licensing round in the Albertine Graben, according to an announcement by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development Eng. Irene Muloni at the East African Petroleum Conference and Exhibition, Kenya. Muloni said Uganda was expecting many potential exploration companies...
Lukoil has closed on its $800 million purchase of a 25% non-operating interest in the Marine XII License area operated offshore Congo by ENI. African Global energy was the seller. New Age (African Global Energy) Limited (‘New Age’ or ‘the Company’) announces that its subsidiary New Age M12 Holdings Limited...
The growth in capacity of power generation in Africa slowed in Q1 2019 as a scarcity of private investment dampened interest in new projects. Net additions of on-grid generation capacity were at their lowest levels since 2011 in Q1 2019, according to African Energy Live Data. The slowdown comes as...
BRIC bank loans of $300 million will target Russian renewable energy projects in the Far East. The loans will finance projects in wind, solar, and small hydropower energy generation technologies. Russia is increasingly targeting its Far Eastern regions as it intensifies its strategic policy goals in Asia. Owned...
Exxonmobil is offering to build Israel a floating LNG gas-ship to export from the Leviathan gasfield and thus bypass Egypt's planned LNG export facility. An Exxonmobil representative told various financial media that the company is still considering its options. Other sources cautioned that it is entirely likely no agreement...
Petrobras digital transformation technology is high on the company's agenda, chief technology and production development executive officer Rudimar Andreis Lorenzatto told a "topical luncheon" audience on Day 1 at the 2019 OTC in Houston. Petrobras is the world's largest deepwater producer. Lorenzatto said the company's technological targets include: digital twins...