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Ophir's Plans for 2015 Remain on Track
Monday, July 06, 2015 Ophir Energy's production target remains on track after the company averaged 14,600 barrels per day during 1H 2015.

Tullow Enjoys Strong Oil Production in West Africa
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Tullow Oil sees strong oil production from its West African operations thanks to a solid performance from its Jubilee field, offshore Ghana.

Golar, Perenco Reach Agreement on Commercial Terms of Cameroon FLNG Project
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Golar LNG and Perenco reach agreement on the commercial terms of the floating liquefaction natural gas export project in Cameroon.

Nigeria's President Dissolves State Oil Company Board
Friday, June 26, 2015 Nigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari dissolved the board of state-owned NNPC as a first step to cleaning up the oil industry in Africa's biggest economy.

Chevron Selling 40% Stakes in Two More Nigerian Oil Blocks
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Chevron says it was selling its 40% stakes in two more Nigerian shallow water offshore oil blocks, Oil Mining Leases (OML) 86 and 88 in the Niger Delta area.

  


Shale Fallout Torments Nigeria as Flagship Oil at Decade-Low
Friday, June 19, 2015 The shale boom that's reduced US dependence on overseas crude is reverberating in Nigeria as Africa's biggest oil producer cuts the pricing for its flagship grade to the lowest in a decade.

Seadrill Partners Acquires West Polaris UDW Drillship for $540M
Thursday, June 18, 2015 Seadrill Partners acquires the West Polaris ultra deepwater drillship for $540 million.

Erin Energy Announces Production Start-Up at Oyo-7 Well Offshore Nigeria
Thursday, June 18, 2015 Production starts at Erin Energy's Oyo-7 well, which is located in OML 120 offshore Nigeria.

Document: Gabon Lowers Growth Forecast, Says Oil Output To Fall
Thursday, June 18, 2015 Gabon has trimmed its 2015 growth forecast to 4.8% from 5.7% and says that oil output will fall due to strikes and ageing fields, according to a bond prospectus.

Democratic Republic of Congo's National Assembly Passes Oil Code
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 The Democratic Republic of Congo's National Assembly voted for a new oil code amid a flurry of legislation passed on the last day of its spring session, says Aubin Minaku, the assembly president.

Total Celebrates Anniversary of its CLOV FPSO, Offshore Angola
Friday, June 12, 2015 France's Total celebrates the anniversary of its CLOV FPSO, offshore Angola, with videos of the working lives of two of its employees on board the vessel.

EMAS Offshore Secures $30M Subcontract for Work Offshore West Africa
Thursday, June 11, 2015 EMAS Offshore secures $30 million subcontract from EMAS AMC for work offshore West Africa.

Nigerian Plan to Quintuple Gas Production by 2020 Confirmed
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Speaking at the SPE London Annual Conference 2015, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Corporate Planning Manager Kazeem Raimi confirms Nigeria's plan to quintuple daily gas production and almost double daily oil production by 2020.

Victoria Oil & Gas Expects to Exceed 10.5 MMcf Production Target
Monday, June 08, 2015 Victoria Oil & Gas expects its wholly owned subsidiary Gaz du Cameroun (GDC) to exceed its gas production target of 10.5 million cubic feet per day, following the addition of three new industrial customers.