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Troops Eject Rebels Who Besieged Total LNG Project
Monday, August 09, 2021Troops from Mozambique and Rwanda retook a port town at the heart of a four-year insurgency that led to the suspension of a $20 billion project by TotalEnergies SE.
Biggest South Africa Refinery Shut Down Due to Unrest
Wednesday, July 14, 2021South Africa's biggest oil refinery, a joint venture between Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP Plc known as Sapref, shut down because of safety concerns and logistical issues.
Total Declares Force Majeure on Mozambique LNG
Monday, April 26, 2021Total (NYSE: TOT) declared force majeure on its Mozambique LNG project on Monday.
Mozambique LNG Contract Goes to ABB
Monday, March 22, 2021ABB will deliver an end-to-end electrification package for the Total-led project.
Uganda Pop Star Could Oversee Major Oil Projects
Tuesday, January 12, 2021The victor in the Jan. 14 election will oversee the implementation of about $20 billion in oil pipeline, refinery and other projects.
Troops Fight Off Attack Near $20B LNG Project
Tuesday, December 29, 2020Mozambique said its security forces repelled an attack by Islamist insurgents on a town close to the site where Total SE is building a $20 billion natural gas facility.
Siemens to Supply Gas Turbines for Africa LNG Project
Thursday, October 15, 2020Siemens Energy will supply six industrial gas turbines for low-emissions onsite power generation at the Total-led Mozambique LNG Project.
EU Agrees to Aid Restive Mozambique LNG Region
Monday, October 12, 2020The EU has agreed to help "strengthen the capacity" of Mozambique's government in its fight against an escalating Islamist insurgency.
$16B LNG Funding Deal Bucks Slowdown
Thursday, July 16, 2020Total SA's Mozambique LNG project has completed as much as $16 billion in funding.
Two Die in South Africa Refinery Blast
Thursday, July 02, 2020A unit of Glencore Plc said two people died in an explosion and a fire at its oil refinery in Cape Town.
Mozambique LNG Project Raises $15B of Debt
Friday, June 05, 2020Lenders have still backed Total's Mozambique LNG, betting on the country's location and the size of gas deposits linked to the project.
Saipem Snags Nigeria LNG Train 7 Project Contracts
Thursday, May 14, 2020The value of the contracts is over $4 billion and Saipem's share is approximately $2.7 billion.
May Starts with Contract Wins in Africa and Asia
Friday, May 08, 2020Here are some of the most popular downstream-related articles on Rigzone this past week.
Joint Venture Team Wins $365MM Mozambique Contract
Friday, May 01, 2020The contract is for 32 months and includes the construction of a pier bridge and an offloading facility.
A LNG Project Is Mozambique's Coronavirus Epicenter
Tuesday, April 14, 2020Two-thirds of Mozambique's 28 confirmed cases are linked to the site of Total's $23B natural-gas project.
Exxon Gives Contract for Africa's Largest Private Project
Tuesday, October 08, 2019Exxon Mobil Corp. awarded a JGC Corp.-led group a contract to develop its Mozambique liquefied natural-gas project, which is set to be the biggest-ever private investment in Africa.
Total Closes $3.9B Anadarko MZ LNG Deal
Monday, September 30, 2019Total has closed its $3.9 billion acquisition of Anadarko's 26.5 percent operated interest in the Mozambique LNG project.
Total Suspends Planned $3.5B Uganda-Tanzania Pipeline
Wednesday, September 04, 2019Total SA has suspended its planned $3.5 billion crude export pipeline from Uganda to Tanzania after the collapse of a deal to buy a stake in Tullow Oil Plc's oil fields in Uganda.
Bank Says Uganda Will be Able to Get Pipeline Cash
Tuesday, August 06, 2019Uganda will be able to get the cash it needs to build a planned $3.5 billion oil export pipeline, according to Stanbic Bank Uganda Ltd.
TechnipFMC and Oceaneering Win Mozambique LNG Contracts
Thursday, June 20, 2019Anadarko has awarded TechnipFMC and Oceaneering a series of contracts tied to the Mozambique LNG project.
Mozambique LNG Plan Clears Hurdle
Tuesday, May 14, 2019The two-train liquefaction project would produce more than 15 mtpa of LNG.
Angola Plans Recovery With New Refineries, Oil-Block Auction
Tuesday, April 23, 2019Africa's second-biggest oil producer looks to benefit from a surge in crude prices that could boost companies' appetite for investments.
BP Awards Offshore Africa Contract to KBR
Tuesday, April 09, 2019The contract covers pre-FEED for phases 2 and 3 of the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project.
Equatorial Guinea Aims to Boost Alen Unit Gas Production
Tuesday, April 02, 2019Exporting gas from the blocks could deliver $1.5- to $2 billion in additional revenue for the country over the life of the project.
Tanzania to Start Talks for $30B LNG Project
Friday, March 22, 2019Tanzania plans to negotiate terms for developing a $30 billion liquefied natural gas project with companies between April and September, the Energy Ministry said.
Saipem Clears Hurdle for Uganda Refinery
Tuesday, March 12, 2019The facility would help Uganda to become a fuel exporter.
Anadarko Confirms Death in Mozambique Attack
Friday, February 22, 2019The violence could signal a change in tactics by suspected Islamist militants in northern Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province.
Anadarko Seeks Armored Vehicles for LNG Project
Thursday, January 31, 2019Anadarko wants a fleet of at least six armored vehicles capable of stopping AK-47 bullets.
Saudi Arabia in Talks to Build Refinery in South Africa
Friday, January 18, 2019Saudi Arabia is in talks to build an oil refinery in South Africa as part of a pledge.
Somaliland Proposes New Pipeline for Ethiopia Exports
Monday, October 29, 2018A self-declared republic in Somalia asked Ethiopia to reroute its nascent oil and gas exports via a proposed new pipeline.
Shell, Equinor Commit to Tanzania LNG as They Await Host Accord
Tuesday, October 16, 2018Shell and Equinor say they're committed to a project that will allow the export of natural gas from Tanzania.
Tanzania Sees Uganda Gas Pipeline Kicking Off Soon
Thursday, September 27, 2018The Tanzania Petroleum Development Corp. is confident a natural-gas pipeline to Uganda will start in 2021.
Uganda Pushes Oil-Refinery Start to 2022 as Project Plan Delayed
Wednesday, September 19, 2018Uganda's planned oil refinery may start two years behind schedule.
South African Watchdog Approves Glencore's Bid For Chevron Assets
Thursday, August 23, 2018South Africa's competition watchdog approved Glencore's roughly $900 million bid for Chevron's local and Botswana assets.
Sasol Mulls Refinery Sale Due to Cleaner Fuel Policy
Monday, August 20, 2018Sasol is looking at options including the possible sale of a refinery due to the country's pending cleaner fuel standards.
Nigeria's State Oil Company Considers Refinery Partnerships
Tuesday, August 14, 2018Nigeria's state oil company could allow private investors to install two refineries on two of its sites, it says.
UAE Plans Pipeline From Ethiopia To Eritrea In Latest Horn of Africa Move
Friday, August 10, 2018The United Arab Emirates plans to build an oil pipeline connecting Eritrea and Ethiopia.
Tanzania Wants to Build Pipeline to Pump Gas to Uganda
Monday, August 06, 2018Tanzania wants to build a pipeline to pump natural gas to neighbouring Uganda, another step in the two countries' bid to expand energy cooperation.
Tullow Shuts Down Kenyan Oilfield Operations Due To Unrest
Wednesday, July 25, 2018Tullow Oil has stopped work at its Kenyan oilfields and halted trucking operations after protests.
Exxon Beefs Up Mozambique LNG Project to Cut Costs Ahead of Bank Talks
Thursday, July 12, 2018The U.S. oil giant aims to build the world's biggest liquefaction units, or trains, outside Qatar, in Mozambique's remote north.
Anadarko Expects Final Decision On Mozambique LNG Export Project In 2019
Wednesday, June 27, 2018Anadarko expects to make a final investment decision in the first half of 2019 on whether to build the first LNG export terminal in Mozambique.
Kenya Pipeline Denies Graft as Directors Are Suspended
Tuesday, June 05, 2018Kenya Pipeline Co. denies any corruption at the state-owned company as it suspended three officials to allow an investigation into alleged malfeasance to proceed.
Tullow Hires Wood To Design Kenyan Oil Pipeline
Wednesday, May 30, 2018Tullow Oil hires Wood to design a pipeline needed to bring crude from Kenya's Lokichar onshore fields to Lamu on the Indian Ocean coast.
Tullow Oil Picks Australia's Worley Parsons For Kenya Contract
Tuesday, May 29, 2018Tullow Oil has awarded an engineering design contract for oil production in its northern Kenyan blocs.
Forte Oil To Sell Some Nigerian Assets, Pull Out Of Ghana
Wednesday, May 02, 2018Forte Oil plans to sell its upstream services and power businesses in Nigeria and divest from Ghana to focus on its core fuel distribution operations at home.
Zambia Short-Lists Five Firms For Majority Stake In Oil Refinery
Monday, April 16, 2018Zambia has short-listed five companies to buy a majority stake in its only oil refinery, a state-owned firm says.
Tanzania Seeks Consultancy Service Provider For Delayed LNG Project
Friday, April 13, 2018Tanzania has invited bids for consultancy services to help the government conclude negotiations for the construction of a proposed LNG plant.
Uganda Signs Agreement with Investors to Build Oil Refinery
Tuesday, April 10, 2018Uganda signs an agreement to build and operate an oil refinery in western Uganda that will cost $3 billion-$4 billion, the president's office said.
S. Africa Watchdog Approves $900MM Sinopec, Chevron Deal
Friday, March 09, 2018China's Sinopec Corp gets a major boost in its pursuit of Chevron's South Africa and Botswana assets.
Partners In Kenya's First Oil Project Eye Pipeline Deal By Mid-2018
Friday, March 02, 2018Companies developing Kenya's first oilfields expect to conclude agreement on construction of an export pipeline by the middle of this year, according to Africa Oil.