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African LNG Exports To Get Boost From Offshore Projects
Thursday, July 27, 2017 Cameroon plans to begin exporting LNG later this year using a newly designed offshore plant.

Boko Haram Attack on Oil Team Said to Have Killed 48
Thursday, July 27, 2017 An attack on a Nigerian oil exploration team by Boko Haram militants leave at least 48 people dead.

Halliburton To Pay $29.2MM To Settle US Charges Tied To Angola
Thursday, July 27, 2017 Halliburton Co will pay $29.2 million to settle civil charges.

Nigeria's Aims To Diversify As 'Era Of Oil Booms' Ends
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Nigeria plans to cut its oil exploration costs and move away from reliance on crude for export revenues.

Tullow Plans More Ghana Wells Once Maritime-Border Spat Settled
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Tullow Oil plans to drill more wells off Ghana once a ruling on a border dispute is out of the way.

  


Nigeria Says Has Rescued Oil Firm Staff Kidnapped By Suspected Boko Haram
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Nigeria's military has rescued all members of an oil survey team kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants.

Nigeria's Acting President To Return To Restive Oil Heartlands
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Nigeria's acting president will meet again with community leaders from the Niger Delta oil heartlands next week.

Nigeria Oil Thieves Keep a Lid on Output Even as Bombs Abate
Thursday, July 20, 2017 The continual disruption blighting the impoverished delta region threatens plans to exceed 2 million barrels a day, according to Wood Mackenzie.

African Petroleum Lets Blocks Sale Exclusivity Clause Lapse
Thursday, July 20, 2017 African Petroleum has agreed to let an exclusive agreement lapse in talks to sell oil licenses in Gambia and Senegal, it says.

Ghana Oil Boon Not Enough to Plug Budget Hole as Prices Drop
Thursday, July 13, 2017 A surge in Ghana's oil output this year may do little to ease the West African nation's fiscal strains as crude prices are lower than what it budgeted

African Petroleum's Priority Is To Have Dialogue With Gambia
Thursday, July 06, 2017 African Petroleum's first priority is to engage in a constructive dialogue with Gambian authorities, its CEO says.

Gambia Oil Minister Confirms End To Talks With African Petroleum
Wednesday, July 05, 2017 Gambian Oil Minister Fafa Sanyang confirms the West African nation has ended talks to extend the exploration rights of Oslo-listed African Petroleum for 2 offshore oil blocks.

Nigerian State Oil Firm Says Saved $2B With Cheaper Contracts
Tuesday, July 04, 2017 Nigeria's state oil company has saved $2 billion in the past year by renegotiating its upstream servicing contracts.

Statement: Workers at Ivory Coast's Petroci Go On Strike
Thursday, June 29, 2017 Workers at Ivory Coast's state oil company Petroci went on strike, fearing job losses amid a push by the government to restructure and privatize parts of the business, their union said in a statement.

Nigeria's State Oil Company Agrees $700 Million Joint Venture
Thursday, June 29, 2017 Nigeria's state oil company said it had agreed to a joint venture to cover the more than $700 million cost of developing new oil fields in its southern Niger Delta energy hub.