Weekly News Round-up


Your weekly news round-up for the latest oil, gas and energy insights across Africa

BP, a major oil company, has hired oilfield services company Petrofac to develop operational procedures for the company’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project offshore Mauritania and Senegal. Continue reading

Total has started production at its Angolan Zinia Phase 2 project, which has estimated resources of 65 million barrels of oil. Continue reading

Africa Energy is seeking a rig to drill the Gazania-1 well, offshore South Africa in the third quarter of the year. Continue reading

Gas flaring worldwide decreased by 5 per cent in the pandemic year, primarily because of lower oil demand. Continue reading

Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s head expects clean energy to make up half of the company’s energy mix “somewhere in the next decade”. Continue reading

Tema LNG terminal in Ghana, the first offshore LNG receiving terminal in sub-Saharan Africa, expects to receive its first LNG cargo at the end of May. Continue reading

Kosmos Energy is getting back to work offshore Africa, in Ghana and with three wells planned this year for Equatorial Guinea. Continue reading

Africa-focused Tullow Oil emerges from overhaul with a $1.8 bln bond. Continue reading 

Do you want to learn more about recent activity updates from Africa? View our latest article with NVentures here, so see April’s news. 
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