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Deepwater Oil Drilling: Africa

Online exclusive: Libya looks to revive offshore E&P

Foreign oil companies are keeping an open mind on Libya despite the country’s domestic turmoil. 

Tullow on course for goals offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil has issued an update on its various programs offshore West Africa and South America.

Sidi Moussa well under way offshore Morocco

The semisubmersible Noble Paul Romano has spudded the SM-1 exploration well in the Sidi Moussa block offshore Morocco for operator Genel Energy.

Hess updates offshore operations

Hess Corp. recently reported operational highlights for 2Q 2014.

Sembawang Shipyard to convert Kaombo deepwater floaters

Saipem France has contracted Sembawang Shipyard to convert two VLCCs to turret-moored FPSOs for the Total-operated Kaombo project, 150 km (93 mi) offshore Angola.

Infield sees subsea market growth over next five years

The “Global Perspectives Subsea Market Report to 2018” by Infield predicts that capex in the segment will grow by 6.72% over the time span.

Maersk commissions mooring spread for deepwater well offshore Egypt

Maersk Drilling has contracted Deep Sea Mooring (DSM) to engineer and install a mooring system for the GustoMSC DSS21-design semisubmersible Maersk Discoverer for use offshore Egypt. 

Ophir plugs latest deepwater well offshore Gabon

Ophir Energy has terminated its third successive dry hole well offshore Gabon.

Genesis wins offshore Tanzania deepwater gas study

BG Group has awarded Technip subsidiary Genesis Oil and Gas Consultants Ltd. the Upstream Concept Select Study for the deepwater gas discoveries in blocks 1, 3, and 4 offshore Tanzania.

Total starts CLOV oil production offshore Angola

Total, operator of block 17 in Angola, has started up CLOV, a major deepwater offshore development located 140 km (87 mi) offshore Luanda, in line with the initial project schedule.

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