Oil & Gas Production: Africa

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.

Total reaches production milestone offshore Angola

Total has produced its two-billionth barrel from its operated deepwater block 17, 150 km (93 mi) offshore Angola.

VAALCO considers action to counter H2S at Etame offshore Gabon

VAALCO Energy says it is evaluating options for handling oil containing hydrogen sulfide (H2S) that has affected some wells in the Ebouri and Etame fields offshore Gabon.

Anadarko selects CCS joint venture for Mozambique LNG development

Anadarko Petroleum (NYSE: APC) has selected a consortium for the initial development of an LNG complex onshore Mozambique.

North Sea, Côte d’Ivoire provide production boost for Canadian Natural

Canadian Natural’s production outside North America averaged 36,224 b/d during 1Q 2015, up 7% from 4Q 2014.

Ophir goes to Golar for Fortuna FLNG vessel

Ophir Energy has signed a binding heads of terms for a chartering and operating services agreement with Golar LNG.

Erin Energy starts oil production offshore Nigeria

Erin Energy Corp. has started production from the Oyo-8 well in OML 120 offshore Nigeria.

ExxonMobil flows production at Kizomba satellites ahead of schedule

ExxonMobil Corp. announced that its subsidiary, Esso Exploration Angola Ltd., has started oil production ahead of schedule at the Kizomba Satellites Phase 2 project offshore Angola.

Eni adds Cinguvu to deepwater Angola production

Eni has started production from the Cinguvu oil field offshore Angola two weeks ahead of schedule.

Oil flows from Etame 12-H well offshore Gabon

First production has been achieved from Etame 12-H, a development well drilled from the Etame platform offshore Gabon.


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Offshore Top 5 Projects - 2014

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