Oil & Gas Production: Africa

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.

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.


Anadarko’s decommissioning of the first-ever cell spar in the Gulf of Mexico

The Red Hawk spar made history throughout its design life, commissioned and decommissioned as the first of its kind. Heralded as the first cell spa...

Offshore Design Optioneering using Cloud Computing

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Falling oil prices and the offshore oil and gas industry: assessing the state of the market

The precipitous decline in oil prices has brought many areas of the oil and gas industry to a standstill. Yet while some sectors are feeling the pi...
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