An emerging sweet spot for the oil and gas industry, Africa is accelerating exploration and production developments in both its onshore and offshore sectors. National oil corporations are partnering with industry heavyweights from around the globe to rebuild infrastructure in the world's second largest continent. Vast oil and gas reserves are harnessed within Africa's respective countries, as well as the surrounding waters of the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Suez Canal and Red Sea to the northeast, the Indian Ocean to the southeast and the Atlantic Sea to the west.
A slickline is single strand, non-electric wire used to run tools into the wellbore. Slickline is usually wrapped around a drum and placed on the back of a truck. It is the slickline operator’s responsibility to raise or lower the wire in hydraulically.