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Mwanza in Tanzania LNG

Cross-border militancy raises alarm for Tanzania LNG

Attacks by insurgents have stalled early works on LNG projects in Mozambique, but do not yet pose a threat to Tanzania.

22 June 2018
LNG

FID on Mozambique LNG scheduled for January 2019

The Mozambique LNG project is set to take an FID in January 2019, the country's regulator has said

22 June 2018
Exploration & Production

Vitol-led consortium seeks stake in Nigerian acreage

A consortium led by Vitol has entered into negotiations to buy stakes in Nigerian offshore fields owned by Petrobras.

21 June 2018
Exploration & Production

Gas production to begin at Sankofa

The Eni-operated Sankofa field in Ghana is expected to start producing gas next week

20 June 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Nigerian gas supply problems cause power blackouts

The Transmission Company of Nigeria has stated that up to 1.1 GW of generation capacity went offline last week after a gas pipeline ruptured

19 June 2018
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the UN in 2015 Companies & Finance

Nigeria-Morocco pipeline looks unlikely

Nigeria and Morocco have signed a joint declaration for the construction of a gas pipeline running between them, but the project is expected to struggle.

19 June 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

North Africa-Europe pipeline flows continue to rise

North African pipeline exports to Europe rose by 5.8% last week from the previous week, to 709.5 MMcm.

19 June 2018
LNG

More companies sign up for gas from Mozambique

UK-based Centrica and Japan’s Tokyo Gas have signed non-binding deals to buy LNG from Anadarko’s $20 billion Area 1 project offshore Mozambique.

15 June 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gas Natural Fenosa renews supply contract with Sonatrach

Spain’s Gas Natural Fenosa has renewed a gas supply contract with Algeria’s Sonatrach until 2030, guaranteeing Spain a stable long-term supply of Algerian gas

15 June 2018
A well in the Etinde field LNG

Cameroon pursues second FLNG amid security issues

Cameroon has signed an agreement to install a second FLNG vessel, but the security situation in the country is a growing cause for concern.

14 June 2018
Exploration & Production

Congo-Brazzaville launches second licensing round

Congo-Brazzaville is set to launch a second bidding round in September

14 June 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Nigeria signs gas pipeline supply agreement with Morocco

Nigeria has signed an agreement to export gas to Morocco via a 5,660-km pipeline that could also eventually supply Europe

13 June 2018
Exploration & Production

NewAge formalises Etinde block development

NewAge signed a gas convention agreement on Friday that confirms and formalises the development of the offshore Etinde block

12 June 2018
Exploration & Production

Sonatrach signs deal with Total and Repsol to extend TFT contract

France’s Total, Spain’s Repsol and Algeria’s state-owned Sonatrach have signed a new contract to extend the exploration of the Tin Fouyé Tabankort concession

12 June 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

North Africa-Europe pipeline volumes tick upwards

Exports increased by 1.8% last week from the previous week, to 670.7 MMcm.

12 June 2018
Exploration & Production

Mozambique to sign gas exploration agreement with Rosneft and Exxon

Mozambique intends to sign a deal with ExxonMobil and Russia’s Rosneft to explore for gas in the north of the country.

11 June 2018
The port of Pemba in Mozambique, site of an LNG logistics base Exploration & Production

Militant threat halts work on Mozambique LNG

Oil and gas companies operating in northern Mozambique have suspended work while they assess the growing security threat.

11 June 2018
Policy & Regulation

Orca hits back at Tanzanian parliament claims

Orca Exploration Group, the operator of Tanzania’s Songo Songo gas field, has disputed claims made in a new report on the upstream gas sector by the country’s parliament.

8 June 2018
Exploration & Production

Exxon may sell stake in Tanzania’s Block 2 to focus on Mozambique

ExxonMobil is looking to sell its 35% stake in Tanzania’s undeveloped Block 2 deepwater field so it can focus on the far bigger Area 4 development offshore Mozambique

8 June 2018
Exploration & Production

Sound Energy awards Morocco FEED contract

Sound Energy has signed an agreement for the FEED contract for a pipeline and facilities to commercialise gas discoveries in eastern Morocco.

7 June 2018

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