Weekly News Round-Up


In these unsettling times, we’re bringing you some positive oil and gas stories from across Africa.

Total's Mozambique LNG site in Cabo Delgado has been closed entirely as COVID-19 cases linked to Afungi dominate the country's total coronavirus numbers. Read more

BP plc Chief Executive Officer Bernard Looney has revealed that he and BP Chairman Helge Lund have decided to give 20% of their salaries for the rest of the year to mental health charities. Read more

Liberia has launched Africa’s first every digital licensing round. The 2020 round features 9 offshore blocks on offer (LB-25 to LB-33) in the Harper Basin which is regarded as one of the last “unexplored and undrilled” regions offshore West Africa. Read more

TGS has started a 3D seismic survey offshore The Gambia. The acquisition is being carried out together with the seismic vessel contractor BGP, using the BGP Prospector vessel. Read more

This opinion piece from the African Energy Chamber’s NJ Ayuk explores how now could be a good time for U.S. independent oil and gas producers to consider opportunities in Africa. Read more

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