Oil & Gas Production: Africa

Chinguetti partners look at decommissioning options

Sterling Energy says oil production from the Chinguetti field offshore Mauritania has declined this year, in line with projections.

FLNG capex to reach $58.3 billion to 2021

Capex for FLNG vessels is estimated by Douglas-Westwood to reach $35.5 billion during 2015-2021.

New Etame well shows strong for VAALCO offshore Gabon

 VAALCO Energy Inc. has brought the Southeast Etame 2-H well online at a rate of approximately 3,400 b/d.

Incremental Dalia field goes onstream offshore Angola

Total has started production from the Phase 1A development of the deepwater Dalia field in block 17, 135 km (84 mi) offshore Angola.

Compression issues halt gas flow from Jubilee offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil says gas export from the deepwater Jubilee field to the onshore Ghana Gas plant at Atuabo has been suspended since July 3.

GLOBAL E&P

Oil and gas production from the world's deepwater fields will grow by 7.7% annually over the next seven years according to analyst Douglas Westwood, reaching 10.2 MMboe/d in 2021.

Jubilee exporting gas to Ghana

Tullow Oil says oil production from the Jubilee field offshore Ghana averaged around 105,000 b/d during the first half of 2015.

ABB to power Cabaça compression/injection offshore Angola

Bumi Armada Berhad has commissioned ABB to supply electrification and automation systems for an FPSO on an Eni-operated oil field development offshore Angola.

Erin looks toward Oyo 7 production start offshore Nigeria

Erin Energy Corp. is completing operations to tie in the Oyo 7 well offshore Nigeria and expects to begin production in mid-June.

Ultra-deepwater production set for steady growth, report claims

Analyst Douglas Westwood predicts oil and gas production from ultra-deepwater fields (>1,000m/3,281 ft) will grow 7.7% during 2015-2021.

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