Oil & Gas Production: Africa

Oriental takes the reins at Ebok offshore Nigeria

Oriental Energy Resources and Afren have concluded a transition plan for the shallow-water Ebok field offshore Nigeria.


Shell aimed to re-start exploration drilling offshore Alaska last month, assuming sea ice had cleared.

Second production well under way at SE Etame platform offshore Gabon

VAALCO Energy says the jackup Transocean Constellation II has completed drilling the first well from the SEENT platform on its Etame field offshore Gabon.

Tullow restores gas exports from Jubilee

Gas exports have re-started from the deepwater Jubilee field offshore Ghana, following repairs to the gas compressor on the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah.

Otakikpo project offshore Nigeria scheduled for 3Q start-up

Lekoil has issued an update regarding operational activity at the Otakikpo marginal field.

TEN on target for mid-2016 start-up offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil says its three-field TEN development project offshore Ghana is around 65% complete and on schedule for first oil in mid-2016.

More wells go online at Greater Plutonio offshore Angola

BP has started production from its deepwater Greater Plutonio Phase III project offshore Angola.

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.


Assessing Mexico’s new offshore oil & gas exploration opportunities

When Mexico’s historic energy reform legislation became law on Dec. 21, 2013, it opened the country to foreign investment in its oil and gas sector...

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

Cloud computing opens up to offshore engineering teams the opportunity to take advantage of almost unlimited computing power and data storage capab...

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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