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Angola LNG resumes production

Angola LNG’s Soyo plant has resumed production after a “controlled shutdown”

20 December 2018
Exploration & Production

Libya’s NOC declares force majeure at largest oilfield

Libya’s NOC has declared force majeure at the country’s El Sharara oilfield following its seizure by protesters

20 December 2018
Maputo skyline, Mozambique LNG

Anadarko, Exxon LNG race heats up in Mozambique

Exxon has submitted a revised LNG development plan to the Mozambique government, while Anadarko has secured 9.5 mtpa of LNG offtake.

20 December 2018
Gas for Transport

Iveco launches gas-powered bus fleet in Ivory Coast

Iveco has delivered 26 gas-fuelled buses to Ivory Coast’s Abidjan Transport Co.

19 December 2018
LNG

Golar to start work on FLNG vessel for Tortue/Ahmeyim

Golar LNG has been notified by BP subsidiaries that it can proceed with work to provide an FLNG vessel for the Tortue/Ahmeyim gas project in West Africa.

18 December 2018
Exploration & Production

BP and Sonangol reach agreement for further investments

BP has signed an agreement with Angola’s Sonangol that will allow it to make FIDs on several offshore blocks in the country.

18 December 2018
LNG

Angola LNG shuts down Soyo plant for maintenance

Angola LNG’s Soyo plant has been closed for maintenance.

18 December 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

North African pipeline exports to Europe rebound

Pipeline gas deliveries from North Africa to Europe increased last week after three consecutive weeks of decline.

18 December 2018
Companies & Finance

Italian judge says Eni and Shell knew of Nigeria corruption

Eni and Shell were fully aware of corrupt payments to Nigerian officials, an Italian court has heard

17 December 2018
Exploration & Production

Wentworth pulls out of Tembo block in Mozambique

Wentworth Resources has announced that it will relinquish its Tembo onshore exploration block in northern Mozambique on 30 April 2019.

17 December 2018
Exploration & Production

Woodside awards FEED contracts for Senegal blocks

Woodside has awarded the FEED contracts for Phase 1 of the $2 billion SNE development offshore Senegal to Subsea Integration Alliance

17 December 2018
The port of Tema in Ghana LNG

WAGP seeks relevancy amid Ghana oversupply

Ghana's domestic gas discoveries have left the West African Gas Pipeline looking for customers.

17 December 2018
Exploration & Production

Nigeria’s government to sue Shell and Eni over OPL 245

Nigeria’s government has initiated proceedings to sue Shell and Eni for $1.1 billion over an allegedly corrupt deal for OPL 245.

14 December 2018
Global Markets

Ivory Coast fires energy minister

Ivory Coast’s energy minister, Thierry Tanoh, has been fired from his position after four years in the role

13 December 2018
BBLT platform in Block 14 off Angola Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gas to play a growing role in Angola’s power sector

Angola’s gas-fired power plans may offer private players the chance to build their own facilities.

12 December 2018
Exploration & Production

Total acquires two blocks off Mauritania

Total has announced it has obtained two deepwater exploration and production blocks off Mauritania.

12 December 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

North African gas exports decline on all pipelines

Pipeline deliveries from North Africa to Europe fell by 6.1% in Week 49 as all four routes registered declines.

11 December 2018
Exploration & Production

Qatar Petroleum buys into Mozambican blocks

Qatar Petroleum has bought a 10% participating interest in three blocks in Mozambique

11 December 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Togo to receive up to 425 Mcm/d of gas via WAGP

Togo will receive supplies from the West African Gas Pipeline following a deal between Nigeria’s Axxela and the pipeline operating company

11 December 2018
A long line of electricity pylons stretches into the distance in Namibia LNG

Walvis Bay LNG import project reimagined

Xaris has redesigned its Namibian LNG-to-power plant to sell electricity to private players and for export.

11 December 2018

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