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FMC Clinches Subsea Systems Gig Offshore Nigeria
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 FMC Technologies receives an order from Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited (a Chevron company) to provide subsea equipment for operations in the Agbami field offshore Nigeria.
Ivory Coast Signs Deals with ExxonMobil for Two Oil Blocks
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Ivory Coast signs production sharing agreements with Exxon Mobil for two ultra-deepwater blocks in the Gulf of Guinea.
Nigeria Oil Unions Start Strike, Output Seen Unaffected
Monday, December 15, 2014 Nigeria's oil unions began an indefinite strike, although crude output in Africa's top producer is not likely to be affected, oil industry sources says.
Nigeria's Main Oil Worker Unions To Start Strike On Dec 15
Sunday, December 14, 2014 Nigeria's two main oil worker unions will begin an indefinite nation-wide strike starting on Dec. 15, the unions said.
Cameroon Oil Output Up 15% This Year, May Double
Tuesday, December 09, 2014 Oil production in Cameroon rose 15% year-on-year to 22.69 million barrels by the end of October, according to the state oil firm.
Eni Starts Up Production at West Hub Development Offshore Angola
Monday, December 08, 2014 Eni has started production of first oil from the West Hub Development Project in Block 15/06 in the Angolan Deep Offshore.
Gabon's Oil Workers Start Strike, Petrol Queues Appear
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 Gabon's oil workers begin an open-ended, industry-wide strike after talks with the country's government collapse.
FMC Commissions First All Nigerian-Built Subsea Production Tree
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 The Bonga Northwest Development will feature the first subsea production trees engineered, manufactured, tested, installed and serviced by FMC Technologies entirely in Nigeria.
Ghana Gives Eni Green Light For $6B Offshore Gas Project
Monday, November 24, 2014 Ghana's government gives Italy's energy firm Eni the final green light to develop gas resources in the Offshore Cape Three Points block.
Russia's Lukoil to Invest in Nigerian Project with Chevron
Friday, November 21, 2014 Russia's second-largest oil company, privately controlled Lukoil, plans to invest in Nigeria with U.S. oil major Chevron Corp., part of its push to seek opportunities away from Russia's state-dominated oil sector.
Statoil Takes $350M Hit on Angola Exploration Halt
Friday, November 21, 2014 Norway's Statoil is halting exploration in Angola after poor drilling results, retreating from an offshore area it had high hopes for and capping a poor year for exploration.
Exxon Mobil in Final Talks with Ivory Coast Over Two Oil Blocks
Friday, November 21, 2014 Ivory Coast is finalising production sharing agreements with oil company Exxon Mobil for two ultra-deepwater blocks in the Gulf of Guinea, a senior official with the country's energy ministry tells Reuters.