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VAALCO Energy Announces Discovery on Southeast Etame ...

VAALCO Energy, Inc. announced today the Southeast Etame No. 1 (“ETSEM-1”) exploration well completed ...

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Libya Want BP’s Assurance Disaster Won’t ...

Libya wants assurances from BP PLC (BP.LN) after its handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill but will allow it to ...

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Atwood Oceanic Clinches Contract to Drill Offshore ...

ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC.,a Houston-based International Drilling Contractor, announced that the ATWOOD BEACON (owned ...

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Tullow Announces Successful Appraisal of Mahogany-5 ...

Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announces that the Mahogany-5 appraisal well has continued the successful appraisal of the ...

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Angola: Maersk Reports Chissonga-2 Well to Have ...

Maersk Oil has finalised the appraisal well Chissonga-2 which was drilled down dip of the Chissonga-1 discovery ...

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Singapore: Ezra Strengthens Foothold in African Market ...

Ezra Holdings Limited (Ezra, the Group or 以斯拉控股), one of the world’s leading integrated support and marine services ...

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The Comprehensive Shell Remediation Plan for the Niger Delta

Royal Dutch Shell and its joint venture Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) recently announced sweeping ...

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Nigeria: Shell Signs $630M Contract With Caverton ...

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)and Caverton Helicopters Limited, an indigenous company, have sealed a ...

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BG Group to Farm-in to Blocks 1,3 and 4 Offshore ...

BG Group announced that it has received the written consent of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania to ...

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Acergy S.A. Clinches $120 Million Contract Offshore Nigeria

Acergy S.A. announced today the award of a contract valued at approximately $120 million, offshore Nigeria in ...

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Tullow Goes Into Massive Offshore Exploratory Works in Africa

Tullow Oil plc (Tullow), Operator of the Jubilee Field in Ghana, is set to commence a new round of massive oil ...

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Ensco 105 Drills Fuchsia-1 Well Offshore Tunisia

Cooper Energy announced that the Ensco 105 has spud the Fuchsia-1 well in the Gulf of Hammamet, Tunisia. The plan ...

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Republic of Guinea: Hyperdynamics Corp. Receives $19.6M ...

Hyperdynamics Corporation  announced it has received payment of $19.6 million in cash from Aberdeen-based Dana ...

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Tullow Reports on Uganda and Gabon Wells

Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announces that the Nzizi-3 well in Uganda Block 2 has successfully appraised the Nzizi gas ...

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Shell Puts Niger Delta Offshore Drilling on Hold

Managing blowback from the BP oil spill is “job #1″ for Big Oil these days. International petro giant Shell , with ...

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Universal Power Corp. Expands Oil Asset Base Offshore Namibia

Universal Power Corp. announced today that it has been awarded a Petroleum Exploration Licence (“PEL”) ...

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Africa Experiences Oil & Gas Boom

Africa is experiencing an oil-and-gas boom as the continent’s relatively unexplored prospects present a tantalizing ...

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Angola: Cabinda Gulf Ltd. Awards AMEC a FEED Contract ...

AMEC, the international engineering and project anagement company, has been selected by Chevron subsidiary Cabinda ...

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India: Aban Offshore Adds Amendment to Deep Venture Contract

Aban Offshore today announced that `Venture Drilling (a 50% indirect joint venture of the company) and Maersk Oil ...

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Somali Pirates Responsible for 35 Piracy Incidents in 2010

Somali pirates were responsible for 35 of the 67 piracy incidents reported worldwide during the first quarter of ...

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Angola: Dresser Masoneilan Announced ESD supplier for ...

Dresser Masoneilan today announced that it has been named the emergency shutdown device (ESD) supplier for ...

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Cote d’ Ivoire: Lukoil Declares Drilling Orca ...

Vanco, along with partners Lukoil and the state oil company Petroci, has completed drilling the Orca exploration ...

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M-I Swaco signs $800 M Contract for Multiple Works ...

Smith International, Inc.announced today that M-I SWACO has been awarded a substantial multi services contract ...

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Tullow to acquire Heritages’s Uganda Assets for ...

The government has promised to conclude the review of its purchase of Heritage assets in eight weeks. ...

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Shell Temporarily Shuts Down Nigeria’s EA ...

Anglo-Dutch oil group Shell said Wednesday it had halted 100,000 barrels per day of output at Nigeria’s EA ...

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Seismic Vessel Polarcus Naila Starts 3D Shooting ...

Polarcus’ seismic vessel Polarcus Naila has started work on her maiden job, a 3D shoot off Cameroon. ...

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Cameroon partly blames fall of Oil production on Pirates

Cameroon says its oil production is falling, in part, because of piracy. Our correspondent looks at the economic ...

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