Geology & Geophysics: Africa

CAMAC to acquire 3D seismic offshore Gambia

CAMAC Energy Gambia Ltd., has awarded a contract for the acquisition of a 3D seismic survey to Polarcus Ltd. The survey will cover 1,504 sq km (581 sq mi) in the company’s A2 and A5 blocks offshore Gambia.

North America

Nova Scotia's government has awarded Petrofac a development study for a prospective oil reservoir in 2,000 m (6,562 ft) of water.

Dolphin receives 3D seismic contracts in West Africa and India

Dolphin has received multiple 3D seismic contracts in West Africa and India.

Woodside to explore ultra-deepwaters offshore Morocco

Woodside has contracted to explore offshore Morocco in the Rabat Ultra Deep Offshore area.

Multiclient seismic data offshore Mozambique now available

Schlumberger reports the availability of its multiclient seismic survey offshore Mozambique. The multiclient seismic data, offered in collaboration with Mozambique’s Institute of National Petroleum, include reprocessed 2D lines and newly acquired seismic data, and provides detailed imaging of the subsurface.

Weather slows Ebok facilities expansion off Nigeria

Afren has issued an update on its development and exploration campaigns offshore West and East Africa.

Eco Atlantic acquires 2D seismic survey offshore Namibia

Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. has acquired two previously shot 2D seismic surveys totaling 2,922 line km (1,816 line mi) on its Sharon block 2213 A&B in the Walvis basin offshore Namibia, of which Eco Atlantic is operator.

Ophir extends 3D seismic survey to include frontier blocks offshore Gabon

Ophir Energy has signed exploration and production-sharing contracts for two ultra-deepwater blocks offshore Gabon.

Ambilobe partners line up 3D seismic survey offshore Madagascar

Sterling Energy has updated exploration plans in its two production-sharing contracts (PSCs) offshore Madagascar.

Eco Atlantic begins 3D seismic survey offshore Namibia

Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. has begun its planned 1,097-sq-km (424-sq-mi) 3D seismic survey on the Cooper block located in the Walvis basin, offshore Namibia.


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