Regional News: West Africa
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Lekoil Plans OML113 Block Acquisition
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Lekoil plans to buy a 6.5-percent interest in the OML113 block, offshore Nigeria.
Heritage: OML 30 Back Producing over 35,000 bopd
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Heritage Oil says that, after resolving problems, its OML 30 concession in Nigeria is back to producing more than 35,000 barrels of oil per day.
Lukoil Farms into Ivory Coast Block
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Russia's Lukoil farms into Block CI-504 offshore Cote d'Ivoire.
Chevron Divests Interest in Two Niger Delta Licenses
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Chevron announces plans to auction interest in oil mining leases offshore Nigeria.
Nigeria Seeks $7.8 Billion from Oil Cos in Unpaid, Underpaid Taxes
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Goodluck Jonathon directed government agencies to recover $7.8B that audits carried out by the NEITI found oil companies operating in the country owed the government in unpaid and underpaid taxes.
West Africa: Firms Persevere with Pre-Salt Drilling
Monday, June 10, 2013 A couple of disappointments in the pre-salt layer offshore Namibia causes a rethink at Chariot Oil & Gas, but plenty of other firms still see opportunities in West African pre-salt.
South Korean Firms to Build Cameroon Pipeline
Monday, June 10, 2013 Cameroon reports that a consortium of South Korean and Nigerian firms will build a 175-mile long oil pipeline in the country.
Petrobras, Partners Awarded License Extension over Namibian Block
Friday, June 07, 2013 Petrobras and its partners in Block 2714A, offshore Nambia, are awarded a one-year license extension.
Addax: No Word from Gabon on License Renewal
Thursday, June 06, 2013 Addax Petroleum says it has not received official notification from the government of Gabon of its intentioned not to renew one of its oil field licenses.
Tullow Gets Go-Ahead for TEN Project Offshore Ghana
Thursday, May 30, 2013 Tullow Oil says the government of Ghana has formally approved its TEN Project in the country's Deepwater Tano Contract Area.
Ivory Coast Well Comes Up Dry
Thursday, May 30, 2013 Tullow Oil reports that its Calao-1X well has not found hydrocarbons in commercial quantities.
Twelve Missing After Chevron-Contracted Tugboat Sinks Off Nigeria
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 A tugboat contracted by Chevron sunk off the coast of Nigeria, leaving 12 sailors missing, an official says.
Qatar Petroleum Takes 15% Stake in Total E&P Congo
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Qatar Petroleum International and Total sign a framework of Agreement whereby QPI will participate in Total E&P Congo through its subscription to a 15% share capital increase of this company.
Kosmos Comes Up Dry Onshore Cameroon
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Kosmos Energy fails to find commercial hydrocarbons at its Sipo-1 exploration well, onshore Cameroon.
Wingat-1 Well Disappoints
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Galp Energia reports that Wingat-1 exploration well, offshore Namibia, has failed to find commercial oil.
Noble Energy Sings Praises for Carla Well
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Noble and partners sidetrack the Carla discovery in Block I offshore Equatorial Guinea.
Kosmos Wraps Up Ndian River Block Campaign
Monday, May 20, 2013 Kosmos Energy Ltd. announces results from the Sipo-1 exploration well onshore Cameroon.