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Oil and Gas Discoveries and Activity in Southwest Africa Set to Open New Basins for Development and Trigger Big Investments in Namibia, Angola and South Africa

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber Last spring, the Maersk Voyager, an ultra-deepwater drillship under contract by French supermajor Total, drilled a wildcat well in the deepest water ever – … Read More

Searcher announces 2D and 3D seismic project Offshore South Africa

Searcher has announced a new multi-client 2D and 3D seismic rectification project Offshore South Africa, in collaboration with the Petroleum Agency of South Africa. The South Africa seismic data covers … Read More

Shell Ventures into Two Existing Blocks in South Africa

Impact Oil and Gas has entered into an agreement with BG International Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc  for the farm-out of a 50% working interest … Read More

SOUTH AFRICA: Total Makes Gas Discovery on the Luiperd Prospect

Total has made a significant gas condensate discovery on the Luiperd prospect, located on Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin, 175 kilometers off the southern coast of South Africa. This … Read More

Tower Resources Provides Update on Thali, PEL 94 Projects

Extension of the initial period of the Exploration Phase of the Thali PSC, offshore Cameroon by one year (from 15 September 2019) for the purposes of completing the NJOM-3 well, … Read More

SOUTH AFRICA: Total Begins Drilling of Luiperd-1X Offshore Well in Block 11B/12B

Block 11B/12B JV partner Africa Energy has announced spud of the Luiperd-1X well, the second exploration well on Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa following the Brulpadda discovery in February 2019. Jan Maier, Africa Energy’s VP … Read More