Petronas farms into Gambian blocks

FAR Ltd has signed a farm-out agreement with a subsidiary of Petronas to assign a 40% interest in each of the ...

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FAR getting ready to drill Gambian prospect

Australia-based FAR Limited is preparing to drill at its Samo prospect offshore The Gambia in late 2018. 

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Cairn targets early 2019 for SNE field FID

Cairn Energy aims to have the Senegalese government approval for its SNE field development plan by November 2018 ...

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Far sees potential for 1.1B barrels of oil at Gambian blocks

Two Far Limited-operated prospects located in Blocks A2 and A5 offshore The Gambia have a combined best estimate ...

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Xodus in Senegal ESIA contract wins

UK’s Xodus Group has been awarded two Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) contracts for ...

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Far denies story of alleged dispute with Cap

Australian oil and gas explorer Far Limited has denied allegations made in a news story recently published by ...

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New director to join FAR board

Australian oil and gas exploration and development company FAR Limited has proposed to appoint Tim Woodall as a ...

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FAR's Senegal claim has no merit, Woodside says

In the meantime, Woodside made plans to become the operator of the project, taking over from Cairn, before the Final Investment Decision is made. As expected, this has also been challenged by FAR. SNE development at risk? Earlier this month, Woodside accused FAR of putting the SNE development at risk due to its refusal to support arrangements for Woodside to undertake development works as a development lead of the SNE oil field. Woodside also said that FAR’s actions were putting at risk the timely development of the SNE oil field. FAR, on the other hand, noted its support to the approved joint venture work program and budget and development schedule as presented by the operator and brought to attention its promotion of an accelerated development schedule to the joint venture.

Woodside has informed that Senegal’s Minister of Energy and the Development of Renewable Energy has issued a ...

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FAR in arbitration over Senegal assets

Australian oil and gas company FAR Limited has started arbitration to resolve a dispute related to ...

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Woodside accuses FAR of putting SNE development at risk

The first oil from the giant SNE oil field offshore Senegal might be delayed due to an ongoing dispute between the ...

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Senegal: Cairn back to drilling 'pure exploration target'

Cairn Energy has started drilling the FAN South-1 exploration well into the South Fan prospect, offshore Senegal.  ...

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FAR boosts Guinea-Bissau acreage

Australian oil company FAR Limited has been given more interest in licenses offshore Guinea-Bissau as well as an ...

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FAR eyes new West African assets with CNOOC pact

Australian oil company FAR has signed an Area of Mutual Interest (AMI) agreement with CNOOC UK Limited, ...

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Cairn hits oil at SNE appraisal well offshore Senegal

Cairn Energy has struck oil at the VR-1 well, offshore Senegal, appraising the SNE oil discovery made back in 2014. ...

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Cairn reaches total depth at SNE-5 well

Cairn Energy has reached a total depth of 2,852m at the SNE-5 well off Senegal, which is the first of two firm ...

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FAR disputes ConocoPhillips Senegal asset sale

Oil and gas exploration and production company FAR Ltd. is disputing ConocoPhillips’ sale of three ...

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Senegal: Resource upgrade for SNE oil field

Far Ltd has informed that the oil contingent resource estimates for the SNE oil field have been increased. The ...

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Ocean Rig Athena drillship en route to Senegal

The Ocean Rig Athena drillship has been mobilized from Luanda, Angola in preparation for the appraisal and ...

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FAR to earn stake in Senegal block

FAR Ltd has entered into a farm-in option agreement with a subsidiary of Trace Atlantic Oil Ltd for the Djiffere ...

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Cairn kicks off seismic survey off Senegal

Cairn Energy, operator of the Senegal Joint Venture with 40% interest, has begun a new 3D seismic survey over its ...

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Cairn hits oil offshore Senegal

Oil samples have been recovered in the FAN-1 exploration well being drilled offshore Senegal.

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