PRIDE ANGOLA TO DRILL ONE WELL FOR BP AMOCO
BP Amoco is to take advantage of a slot with [...]
BP Amoco is to take advantage of a slot with [...]
In late October Shell's board gave a go-ahead to the EA project that will involve a first venture in "alternative" [...]
Earlier this month Elf confirmed its sixth discovery on block [...]
A full week after Total Fina, which exists as such only since April 16, launched a 43 billion Euro takeover bid for Elf there is no solid indication of when Elf's board will meet to approve the "major project" that [.
BP Amoco has cancelled a three-year plus options drilling contract with R&B Falcon for the drillship Peregrine VII on the [...]
Three of the biggest Algerian projects could well be brought under the same roof this year through a merger between BP-Amoco and Arco. News of the possible merger, which appeared in the Wall Street Journal on March 29, came just [.
R&B Falcon has been awarded a three-year contract by Texaco [...]
Luanda has just confirmed the already-known share-out of operating roles following the first phase of bidding for blocks 31 to [...]
Elf Petroleum has made an appearently substantial discovery in Nigeria's deep offshore. The French group remained silent about results of [...]
Africa certainly hasn't been a decisive factor in the flurry of mega-mergers in the oil industry which are being spurred instead by the need to cut costs in the face of plunging oil prices – in real terms these are [.
Within a week of one other Chevron and Exxon each announced new discoveries on blocks 14 and 15 where they [...]
On Sept. 3 Elf announced its fourth discovery on block 17 in the deep Angolan offshore, Lirio. It follows Girassol [...]
Although Petrofina intends to remain active in the upstream in [...]
Sonangol and Exxon have confirmed a discovery recorded by Esso Exploration Angola on block 15 in the deep Angolan offshore. [...]
An agreement between the Mozambique government and British Petroleum that dated from September, 1996 was finalized in Maputo on Feb. [...]
With an eye to developing its interests in Angola, British [...]
Sasol is considering a new extension to the Natref refinery and a decision will be made by the year's end. [...]
A conference on the theme of "North African gas and the implications for the European gas market" will be staged [...]
Has Chevron discovered the second "elephant" field in Angola's offshore? It has certainly been hoping so since its first test [...]
In the latest of its surveys on the oil industry in West Africa that covers seven countries -- from Cameroon [...]
Algeria is counting on earning between $13-16 billion annually from oil and gas exports over the next four years, basing the estimate on a price of over $18 per barrel. Sonatrach's forecast depends on world markets holding up strongly until [.
The Mediterranean Energy Observatory now counts 24 member companies following [...]
A few days ago Elf Exploration Angola began drilling the Girasol 1 appraisal well on Block 17 on the most [...]
The government has completed the privatization of British Petroleum Zambia [...]
Prime minister Daniel Kablan Duncan indicated that A.P. Moeller, the [...]
Petro Canada announced that it had put the Tamadanet oil field which it discovered in 1994 in the Ghadames basin [...]
Up until now Elf barely admitted its interest in returning one day to Algeria, saying in substance that "We're looking [...]
BP Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd has appointed a company man and for the first time a Black South African as [...]
British Petroleum has picked a black South African, Fred Phaswana, [...]
Although price controls on oil products were lifted in Kenya in late October, 1994 the move continues to stir strong [...]
It took the November elections that legitimized Lamine Zeroual's presidency and prompted the leaders of FIS to take their distance [...]
The closedown of existing refineries in southern Africa apart from those in South Africa remains as high as ever on [...]
According to an informed Algerian source, an agreement with British [...]
After drilling its second well in deep water in Block [...]
With British Petroleum poised to sign an agreement with Sonatrach to start developing gas fields totalling 350 billion cu.m. of [...]
Operating on the Tinrhert permit (8,200 sq.km) south east of [...]
BP is poised to sign an initial agreement to develop gas reserves already identified in the Alrar basin in south [...]
Negotiations on farmout arrangements prior to drilling are taking place on a lot of offshore Nigerian blocks, mainly in the [...]
The initial phase in a series of tenders will open this month to select oil storage and pipeline equipment as [...]
Angola's oil output will drop by 6% this year following a production shutdown on the Sohio on-shore block (operated by Fina) and partial halt on Block 2 in offshore Angola (Texaco, operator) due to the civil war.
Shell and BP have been awarded contracts from the State [...]
On the heels of Shell and Elf which acquired five blocks apiece at the end of April (AEM 110), BP [...]
After making contact in December with oil companies, Eritrea's energy minister, Tesfai Selassie, is considering proposals for changing existing exploration-production [...]
There was nothing accidental in the fact king Hussein of Jordan was the first foreign head of state to congratulate sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani just an hour after it was officially announced on June 27 he had seized [.