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Penspen to Conduct Engineering Study for Offshore Nigerian Field
Thursday, November 26, 2015 Penspen secures a contract from Sirius Group to conduct an engineering study for the monetization of gas reserves from oilfields offshore Niger Delta.

Bowleven 'Pleased' with Moambe Flow Test Results
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Bowleven Chief Executive Kevin Hart states that the company is "pleased with the positive initial flow test results" at the Moambe well on the Bomono permit in Cameroon.

Ophir Energy Said to Receive Merger Interest amid Oil Slump
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Africa-focused Ophir Energy receives informal takeover/merger interest from several parties, according to Bloomberg sources.

Africa Oil Boom Fades as $50 Crude Shuts Door on High-Cost Deals
Friday, November 20, 2015 Oil below $50 has made more than two out of three investment projects in Africa non-viable.

Moody's: Nigeria's Oil Output Could Fall By 2017 Unless Investments Boosted
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Nigeria's oil output could drop by as much as 15% by 2017 unless the government attracts more investment and resolves cash shortages at state oil firms, a senior Moody's analyst says.


Searching in Senegal: Exploration Activity through 2020
Friday, November 13, 2015 Rigzone highlights the key upcoming confirmed, and potential, exploration activity in Senegal over the next 5 years.

Exxon Mobil to Drill Offshore Post-Ebola Liberia
Friday, November 13, 2015 Exxon Mobil plans to start drilling in Liberia now that the country's recent Ebola epidemic has come to an end.

Kosmos Energy: 'Significant' Gas Discovery at Marsouin1 Well in Mauritania
Thursday, November 12, 2015 Kosmos announces that a "significant" gas discovery has been made at the Marsouin-1 exploration well, located in the northern part of Block C-8 offshore Mauritania.

Bowleven Operating Loss Widens, Pledges 'Significant' Activity in 2016
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 Bowleven's operating loss widens to $87.8 million as the company pledges to carry out "significant" operational activity in 2016.

SacOil to Join Bioko Oil Terminal Partners
Monday, November 09, 2015 SacOil will join the consortium of Taleveras Group, Gunvor Group and the Strategic Fuel Fund to develop the Bioko Oil Terminal tank farm in Equatorial Guinea.

Sterling Energy Seeks Growth Following EBITDAX Loss
Monday, November 09, 2015 Sterling Energy pledges to seek growth and build a "diverse exploration portfolio", following a loss of $2.11 million at the adjusted EBITDAX level in the third quarter of 2015.

Statoil Could Lose 5% of Agbami Interest Following Expert Calculation
Friday, November 06, 2015 Statoil's equity interest in the Agbami field, located offshore Nigeria, could be reduced by 5.17% following an expert calculation of revised tract participations for the field.

Golar Signs Contract to Supply FSRU for WAGL's Ghana LNG Imports
Thursday, November 05, 2015 Golar LNG signs contract to supply West African Gas Limited with a floating storage and regasification unit to support its liquefied natural gas import operations in Ghana.

British Oil Company Soco Says No Longer Holds Congo Block Permit
Tuesday, November 03, 2015 Soco International says it no longer holds the exploration licence for a block in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Equatorial Guinea to Launch New Bidding Round for Offshore Blocks in 2016
Thursday, October 29, 2015 Equatorial Guinea will launch a new bidding round for all remaining deep and ultra-deep water blocks next year, according to the country's energy minister.

Shell Upbeat on Gabon Leopard Marin Discovery, Sees Gas Play
Thursday, October 29, 2015 Royal Dutch Shell's Leopard Marin discovery offshore Gabon may be a new commercial gas field, according to a senior company executive.

VOG Appoints New Director, GDC CEO
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Victoria Oil and Gas appoints Ahmet Dik as a director of the company, and the new chief executive officer of its wholly owned subsidiary Gaz du Cameroun S.A.