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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

West Africa: Experts Set to Discuss Oil and Gas Opportunities in the Region

Home to Africa’s largest and most established oil nation, Nigeria, as well as several emerging producers, West Africa has a long hydrocarbons history. Most recently, projects including Tortue FLNG, Bonga … Read More

Kosmos Energy Announces Farm Down of a Portfolio of Exploration Assets to Shell for up to $200 Million

Kosmos Energy has entered into an agreement with B.V. Dordtsche Petroleum Maatschappij (“Shell”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell PLC, to farm down interests in a portfolio of frontier … Read More

SOUTH AFRICA: Sasol Invites Interested Parties to Partner for the Development of CO2 Utilisation Technologies

Sasol is committed to reducing its overall impact on the environment and is developing and implementing on our climate change mitigation response to enable long-term resilience of the company through … 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

SOUTH AFRICA: Africa Energy Increases Stake in Block 11B/12B

Africa Energy  has announced the signing of definitive agreements to increase its effective interest in Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa from 4.9% to 10%. “Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa contains one of the most exciting oil … Read More

South Africa: Process to Establish a National Petroleum Company to start on September 1st

The Central Energy Fund (CEF) has said it will start a process to consolidate its three subsidiaries, PetroSA, Strategic Fuel Fund and Igas to establish a National Petroleum Company of … Read More

DeepSea Stavanger Drilling Arrives in Cape Town

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has welcomed the arrival of the oil and gas drill rig – DeepSea Stavanger in Cape Town. The rig has been commissioned by … Read More

Africa Oil Announces Strong Q2 Results Fuelled by Nigerian Assets

Operational Production from Prime Oil & Gas B.V.’s (“Prime”) Nigerian assets remained strong in the first half of 2020 despite curtailments at Egina in May and June due to OPEC … Read More