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CHC Helicopter loses contracts in Equatorial Guinea

The Guinean authorities have accused the company of failing to respect local content rules.

20 July 2018
A gas project in Ghana. Exploration & Production

Ghana’s power sector debts raise upstream concerns

Debt concerns at Ghana’s national gas company are feeding through to the country’s upstream sector, discouraging investment.

20 July 2018
Exploration & Production

Sonatrach and Eni strengthen gas partnership

The Algerian state company has sighed an agreement with Eni to link two gas blocks in the Berkine Basin.

19 July 2018
Exploration & Production

Ghana raises fears of border dispute with Togo

Ghana’s Public Interest Accountability Committee has stated that a legal dispute is looming with Togo regarding exploration in the ultra-deepwater East Keta Block

18 July 2018
Exploration & Production

Tullow loses Ghana legal dispute with Kosmos

Tullow Oil has lost a legal dispute with Kosmos Energy over a drilling contract that it terminated by invoking force majeure

18 July 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Nigerian power sector makes $30 mln loss in first week of July

Nigeria’s power sector lost an estimated $30 million in the first week of July, according to a government reports

17 July 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Lower Italian gas imports pull down Africa-Europe flows

Libyan exports to Italy via GreenStream were down by 34.2% while Trans-Med volumes fell by 6.6%.

17 July 2018
LNG

Sembcorp Marine in talks to provide vessel for Djibouti LNG project

Sembcorp Marine is in talks to provide an FLNG vessel for Chinese company Poly-GCL’s Djibouti LNG project.

16 July 2018
LNG

ExxonMobil to expand Rovuma Basin project capacity

ExxonMobil plans to expand its Area 4 LNG project capacity in Mozambique to cut unit costs.

16 July 2018
Seven Energy operations in Nigeria. Exploration & Production

Nigeria moves to close a yawning supply gap

Nigeria hopes to plug an ever-widening supply-demand gap by 2020 by giving fresh impetus to gas projects that have been languishing in the planning stages for years.

13 July 2018
LNG

Ophir reiterates commitment to Fortuna FLNG

Alan Booth, Ophir Energy’s interim chief executive, has said the company is still looking to reach financial close on the Fortuna FLNG project in Equatorial Guinea by the end of the year

13 July 2018
LNG

Nigeria LNG awards FEED contracts for seventh train

NLNG has awarded FEED contracts for an expansion project that will include a seventh liquefaction train

12 July 2018
LNG

Mozambique expecting $50 bln investment in LNG

ENH, Mozambique’s state hydrocarbons company, expects Anadarko and Eni to make FIDs worth a total of $50 billion on their LNG export projects in the country next year

12 July 2018
Exploration & Production

Eni production startup to cut Ghana’s electricity prices

Ghana’s electricity prices are set to drop as gas production starts up at Eni’s Sankofa fields.

11 July 2018
operations offshore Mozambique Policy & Regulation

Mozambique removes last obstacle to new exploration

The government has exempted IOCs from a rule requiring oil and gas concessionaires to list on the local stock exchange.

11 July 2018
Exploration & Production

NNPC signs seven gas project agreements

Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. has signed agreements for $3.7 billion worth of gas projects.

10 July 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Africa-Europe pipeline volumes continue to fall

Pipeline exports from North Africa to Europe continued to drop last week, falling by 4.6%.

10 July 2018
LNG

Rovuma LNG partners submit development plan to government

The joint venture behind Mozambique’s Rovuma LNG export project has submitted a development plan to the national government, JV partner Eni said on Monday.

9 July 2018
Exploration & Production

Eni starts up OCTP gas production

Eni has started producing gas from two of its four wells at the Sankofa field.

5 July 2018
Ivory Coast's Azito power plant LNG

Total’s Ivory Coast FSRU delayed until 2020

A dispute over pricing has pushed back startup for the terminal project, one of several in West Africa that appears to be struggling.

5 July 2018

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