Deepwater Oil Drilling: Africa

Statoil makes eighth discovery in block 2 offshore Tanzania

Statoil’s Mdalasini-1 exploration well has resulted in a new natural gas discovery offshore Tanzania.

Oceaneering to supply umbilicals for deepwater OCTP development off Ghana

Eni Ghana has contracted the Oceaneering International/GE Oil & Gas consortium to supply subsea equipment for the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) block project offshore Ghana.

Eni orders GE equipment for OCTP offshore Ghana

Eni Ghana has signed for GE Oil & Gas to provide $850 million in equipment for Ghana’s Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) block.

Aminex receives time to progress Tanzania deepwater studies

The Tanzanian authorities have agreed to defer Aminex’s two-well drilling commitment on the Nyuni Area PSA, which was due to be completed by the end of October.

Cairn plans more wells on deepwater Senegal oil play

Cairn Energy has issued an update on its offshore exploration and development programs.

BP sanctions $12-billion gas development offshore Egypt

BP has signed the final agreements for the $12-billion West Nile Delta (WND) project.

Two rigs on infill duty at fields offshore Côte d’Ivoire

Canadian Natural Resources (CNR) has contracted a drilling rig for a 10-well infill development drilling program at the Espoir field offshore Côte d’Ivoire.

Small gas/condensate find for Kosmos offshore Morocco

Kosmos Energy (NYSE: KOS) says the CB-1 exploration well located in the Cap Boujdour permit area offshore Morocco’s Western Sahara encountered sub-commercial hydrocarbons.

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.

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