The Hellenic (Greek) Hydrocarbon Resources Management (HHRM) department reports that seismic studies of Crete's offshore predict major reserves located to the south. ”The team of HHRM completed the processing of seismic data to accurately map the geometric structures in the marine areas of central Ionian and south of Crete,” the...
Iraq is likely to sign a $53 billion, 30-year energy deal with Exxon Mobil Corp and PetroChina to develop southern fields, said Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, denying any link between the mega-project and U.S. permission for Iraq to do business with Iran. Iraq expects to make $400 billion over...
With interest high in oil and gas opportunities offshore Brazil, the country known for its deep water and huge presalt reserves is preparing for to tender more offshore blocks in 2019. Investors will have plenty of opportunities to take part in strengthening Brazil’s energy sector. The main one, according to...
Analysis contributed by the African Energy Chamber Deal-making will shape the future of Russia-Africa relations and will tell whether Russia’s renewed influence in the continent is good or bad for its people. Russia’s return to Africa has been the subject of wide media coverage, governmental concerns and civil society reactions in...
The government of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development Uganda plans tenders on new blocks in the country’s second licensing round, according to Petroleum Africa magazine. The round includes five blocks in the Albertine Graben. These blocks are the Avivi, the Omuka, Kasuruban, Turaco, and...
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...
Germany Targets African Energy as an investment opportunity, particularly in clean energy and digitalization technology companies. In a webinar hosted by the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) and Germany Africa Business Forum (GABF), speakers pointed out that Africa has recently shifted to the forefront of Germany’s foreign policy and development...
A Turkish drilling ship has discovered a big natural gas reserve in the Black Sea. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters that the drilling ship Fatih, which has been operating in the area since July, had found 320bn cu m (11,300 cu ft) of gas. He said the Turkish Black Sea...
SIMMONS EDECO wins Mexican drilling contracts that further expand its Latin American business. The Calgary-based supplier of onshore drilling and workover services completed an onshore drilling campaign for a major oilfield services company in Mexico in October. That USD multi-million dollar contract required SIMMONS EDECO to drill 13 wells....
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...