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Offshore Drilling & Completion: Africa

FAR updates on drilling programs, including offshore Senegal

This year, FAR Ltd. says it expects to drill five exploration wells. Of these five wells, the first two are being drilled offshore Senegal.

Total discovers oil in deepwater offshore Ivory Coast

The Total-operated Saphir-1XB exploration well on block CI-514 has proved the presence of liquid hydrocarbons in the deep offshore west of Ivory Coast.

Oil exploration drilling begins offshore Senegal

Drilling is under way on exploration well FAN-1 offshore Senegal, in which FAR Ltd. (ASX: FAR) holds a 15% interest.

Field life-extension measures under way offshore Tunisia

PA Resources is close to finalizing a target for the Elyssa 4 appraisal well offshore Tunisia.

Diega field set to go to development offshore Equatorial Guinea

A long-term drillstem test has been completed on the Diega oil field in block I off Equatorial Guinea.

BG terminates discovery well offshore Kenya

The drillship Deepsea Metro 1 has P&A’d the Sunbird-1 discovery well in block 10A offshore southern Kenya.

Murphy terminates first deepwater well offshore Cameroon

Murphy Oil will P&A the deepwater Bamboo-1 well offshore Cameroon as a dry hole, according to partner Sterling Energy.

Lukoil drills its first wildcat offshore Côte d’Ivoire

Lukoil Overseas (operator of Lukoil Group's overseas upstream projects) has completed drilling its first offshore exploration well, Capitaine East-1x, at block CI-101 in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire.

Drillships start work on deepwater frontier wells offshore Africa

Ophir Energy has started drilling two deepwater frontier wells offshore West and East Africa.

Potential deepwater discovery reported for BG offshore Kenya

Pancontinental Oil and Gas (ASX: PCL) says a BG-operated well has discovered hydrocarbons in the Sunbird structure offshore Kenya.

Webcasts

Offshore Engineering in the Concordia Wreck Removal Project

In this webinar, TECON, design contractor in the Titan-Micoperi joint venture, will discuss how they used Bentley’s SACS software for the str...

Offshore Top 5 Projects - 2013

The editors of Offshore have made their choices for the winners of the Five Star Award - the top five offshore field development projects for 2013....
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