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Australia's FAR Expects 1.1B Barrels Of Oil From Gambian Blocks
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 FAR Ltd says an independent study of 2 of its offshore blocks in West Africa's Gambia found potential for a total of 1.1 billion barrels of oil.

Kosmos Expects To Resume Drilling On Ghana's TEN Project In Early 2018
Monday, November 06, 2017 Kosmos Energy Ltd expects to resume development drilling on Ghana's multi-billion dollar TEN deepwater oil and gas project in early 2018.

Equatorial Guinea Takes Steps to Stem Oil-Output Decline
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Equatorial Guinea, OPEC's newest member, is taking steps to stem the decline in its oil production.

Ivory Coast 2017 Crude Oil Output Seen Rising Slightly To 40,000 Bpd
Monday, October 23, 2017 Average crude oil output for Ivory Coast in 2017 revised to 40,000 barrels a day, Energy and Petroleum Minister Thierry Tanoh says.

Nigeria's NPDC Says To Raise Output To 300,000 Bpd By 2018
Monday, September 25, 2017 The main subsidiary of Nigeria's state oil company says it planned to increase production from fields.

Protesters Drag Shell Niger Delta Oil Facility Shutdown Into Fifth Day
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Protesters on Tuesday dragged the shutdown of a Shell crude oil facility in the Niger Delta into its fifth day.

Hundreds Of Protesters Storm Shell Oil Facility In Niger Delta
Friday, August 11, 2017 Hundreds of Nigerians stormed a crude oil facility and gas plant owned by Shell in the Niger Delta.

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

Shell Nigeria Considering Investment In Gas Project In Niger Delta
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Shell is considering whether to invest in a gas project in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta energy hub.

ENI Says To Open Ghana Oil And Gas Field Three Months Early
Friday, June 09, 2017 ENI will start commercial oil and gas production at its Sankofa field off the coast of Ghana in July, three months ahead of schedule, project partners say.

Nigerian Oil Close To Capacity After Forcados Force Majeure Lifted
Wednesday, June 07, 2017 Royal Dutch Shell lifts force majeure on exports of Nigeria's Forcados crude oil.

Nigeria Could Hit 2.2 MMbpd Oil Output By End Of June
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 The worst disruptions in Nigeria's oil-producing Delta region are over, and production could reach 2.2 million barrels per day by the end of June.

Cairn Flows Oil From SNE-6 Well, 'Very Encouraging' Say Analysts
Thursday, May 18, 2017 Cairn Energy plc flows oil from the SNE-6 well offshore Senegal, in a development which was described as "very encouraging" by oil and gas analysts at GMP FirstEnergy.

Nigeria's Military Destroys 13 Illegal Oil Refineries
Thursday, April 13, 2017 Nigeria's military says it destroyed 13 illegal refineries in the restive Niger Delta oil hub.

Lekoil, GE Sign Ogo Field MoU
Monday, April 03, 2017 Lekoil Limited signs a Memorandum of Understanding with GE Oil & Gas for the development of a work program for the Ogo field, located in OPL310 offshore Nigeria.

Chevron Commences Oil, Gas Production from Angola Project
Thursday, March 09, 2017 Chevron Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Cabinda Gulf Oil Company (CABGOC) Limited, has commenced oil and gas production from the main production facility of the Mafumeira Sul project.

Australia's FAR Says Senegal Oilfield Could Start Earlier Than Expected
Thursday, March 09, 2017 Australia's FAR Ltd, a partner in an oilfield off Senegal, says the project could start producing before 2021, earlier than previously touted, and at a higher rate than flagged before.

Eland: Opuama-3 Well Hits 150,000 Barrel Mark
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Eland Oil & Gas plc announces that the Opuama-3 well in Nigeria's OML 40 license has produced over 150,000 barrels of oil since the company's last update on Jan. 31.

Lekoil Aims to Ramp Up Otakikpo Output to 10,000 BOPD by 2Q
Monday, February 20, 2017 Africa-focused oil and gas company Lekoil aims to ramp up production from the Otakikpo Marginal Field, located in Nigeria's OML 11, to 10,000 barrels of oil per day by the end of 2Q.

Nigeria Must Offer Work To Illegal Refiners To Reach Peace
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Nigeria needs to offer work for illegal refiners in the Niger Delta to help achieve peace there, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says.

Eni Starts Production from East Hub Development Project
Wednesday, February 08, 2017 Eni S.p.A starts production from the East Hub Development Project, offshore Angola, 5 months ahead of schedule.

Seplat: Nigeria's Trans Forcados Pipeline To Reopen Near End 2Q
Monday, January 30, 2017 Nigeria's Trans Forcados Pipeline which has been shut for most of the last year could reopen "towards the end of the second quarter", Seplat Chief Executive Austin Avuru said.

Bowleven: Progress is Being Made at Cameroon Assets
Friday, January 27, 2017 Africa-focused oil and gas company Bowleven plc states that progress is being made within its assets in Cameroon.

NNPC Awards 39 Companies Crude Oil Term Contracts for 2017
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has awarded 39 companies crude oil term contracts for the 2017 period.

San Leon 'Encouraged' by Performance from its OML 18 Field in Nigeria
Friday, December 30, 2016 Junior producer San Leon Energy reports increased production from its OML 18 field in Nigeria.

Angola's Sonangol Cuts Debt, Output To Slip Without Investment - FT
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Sonangol would be split into 3 separate units in a bid by Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, to reshape the oil company, Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

Nigeria Flags Oil Output Rise Ahead Of Debt Deal With Majors
Thursday, December 15, 2016 Nigeria's oil production has risen to close to 1.8 million barrels per day, oil minister Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu says.