Oil & Gas Production: Africa

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.

Vaalco produces from second offshore Gabon development well

Vaalco Energy Inc. (NYSE: EGY) has first production from Etame 10-H, the second development well drilled from the newly installed Etame platform offshore Gabon.  

Subsea intervention set to grow

Demand for subsea well intervention will remain high over the next five years, according to analysts Douglas-Westwood.

BW Offshore wins extensions for two FPSOs

BW Offshore has signed a letter of intent with Eni affiliate Nigerian Agip Exploration for a two-year extension for the FPSO Abo until 4Q 2016. 

Eni contracts FPSO for Offshore Cape Three Points Ghana development

Eni Ghana Exploration & Production Ltd. has awarded the consortium of Yinson Production (West Africa) Pte Ltd. and Yinson Production West Africa Ltd. a contract for the charter, operation, and maintenance of an FPSO at the Offshore Cape Three Points development. 

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.

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.

Total achieves flare-out at Ofon Phase 2 offshore Nigeria

Total has completed the flare-out of the shallow-water Ofon field offshore Nigeria in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 102.

Eni starts production at Nené Marine field offshore Congo

Eni has started production from Nené Marine field offshore Congo, eight months after obtaining the production permit and 16 months following the exploration discovery. 

Eni completes production test on well offshore Congo

Eni has completed the production test on the Minsala Marine 1 NFW, located in the Marine XII block offshore Congo.

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