Deepwater Oil Drilling: Africa

FES to supply bend stiffener connectors for deepwater Egina project

Saipem has awarded FES International a $2-million contract to supply bend stiffener connectors to Total’s Egina project offshore Nigeria.

Angola bets on deepwater assets to sustain the country through oil price fluctuations

Angola, the second largest oil producer in Africa, is heavily dependent on the oil sector, making it vulnerable to oil price fluctuations.

Dyna-Mac to construct topsides modules for deepwater Angola FPSO

Dyna-Mac has secured a S$60-million ($44-million) letter of award to construct six units of FPSO topsides modules for Armada Cabaca Ltd., an affiliate of Bumi Armada Berhad.

Chevron acquires deepwater exploration interests offshore Mauritania

Chevron Corp. subsidiary Chevron Mauritania Exploration Ltd. has reached an agreement to acquire a 30% non-operated working interest in blocks C8, C12, and C13 offshore Mauritania from Kosmos Energy. 

Anadarko proves more pay in offshore Mozambique, Côte d’Ivoire wells

Anadarko has issued an update on its exploration and development operations offshore Mozambique.

Price squeeze will impact deepwater Africa ambitions, analyst claims

Wood Mackenzie predicts a 30% reduction in spending on exploration and appraisal offshore Africa this year.

Cape Three Points offshore Ghana development to proceed

Eni, Vitol, and Ghana National Petroleum Corp. (GNPC) have signed an agreement to proceed with the Offshore Cape Three Points project in Ghana. 

Gas exports, more oil flow from Jubilee offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil says the deepwater Jubilee field offshore Ghana exceeded its production target last year, averaging 102,000 b/d of oil.

Cup-seal packer enhances sand control in open-hole wells

In the high-stakes deepwater market, innovations that allow operators to move beyond conventional completion systems to deliver wells economically and reliably with long-term performance are essential. Increasingly, open-hole completions, rather than cased-hole designs that require the reservoir to be produced through perforations, are the preferred method in this expensive and risky arena. Open-hole completions enable greater reservoir contact, more production at a lower drawdown and ultimately, increased hydrocarbon recovery.

SBM Offshore readies N’Goma FPSO offshore Angola

SBM Offshore has received formal production readiness notice (PRN) for the N’Goma FPSO from Eni for the block 15/06 West Hub development offshore Angola.

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