Oil & Gas Production: Africa

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.

Emerging markets to drive FPU construction over near term

Through the end of the decade, the largest markets for floating production systems are expected to remain Brazil, West Africa, and Southeast Asia. However, there are new areas of growth, particularly in East Africa and the Mexican portion of the Gulf of Mexico. The fastest growing segment is forecast to be gas processing units, namely FLNGs and FSRUs, which are expected to account for 25% of all floating production systems capital expenditures over the next five years.

Bridon to moor Egina FPSO

Samsung Heavy Industries has contracted Bridon to supply FPSO mooring cables for the Egina oil field offshore Nigeria.

InterMoor completes riser and mooring disconnection off Angola

InterMoor has completed operations for the disconnection and laydown of risers and mooring lines on an FPSO facility offshore Angola.

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.

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