Woodside raises $1.24B for offshore projects

Woodside has raised A$1.57 billion (around $1.24 billion U.S. dollars) through an Institutional Entitlement Offer ...

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FPSO tender for SNE field slated for 1Q 2018

Partners in the SNE field development offshore Senegal have achieved a concept select decision and the tendering ...

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BP, Kosmos target Tortue FID by year-end

Kosmos Energy and BP expect to make a Final Investment Decision (FID) for the Tortue project around the end of ...

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Kosmos drills duster off Senegal

Kosmos Energy has completed drilling the Requin Tigre-1 exploration well located in Senegal's Saint Louis Offshore ...

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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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Cairn targets development approval for SNE field by year-end

Cairn Energy is targeting development approval for the SNE field by the end of 2018.

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Report: BP looking to buy stake in Cairn's Senegal assets?

UK oil major BP is reportedly in talks with Cairn Energy to buy part of its stake in assets offshore Senegal. 

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African Petroleum eyes second renewal for Senegalese acreage

African Petroleum, an independent oil and gas company, is looking to enter the second renewal period at the Senegal ...

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CH2M wins work on BP's Tortue field

Engineering company CH2M has been awarded a new marine engineering support contract on BP’s Tortue ...

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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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Senegal: Cairn preparing SNE FPSO tender

Cairn Energy, a London-listed oil company, has shed some light on the development progress of its large SNE oil ...

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KBR hired for pre-FEED work on BP's Tortue project

U.S. engineering company KBR has been awarded pre-front end engineering design (FEED) and project support services ...

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Kosmos gears up to drill three more wells off West Africa

Following a “major” gas discovery offshore Senegal earlier this year, the U.S. oil company Kosmos ...

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Cairn finishes off Senegal campaign with new discovery

London-listed Cairn Energy has found oil and gas in the SNE North-1 exploration well off Senegal. With this well ...

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African Petroleum hopes to get clarity on Gambian situation

African Petroleum (AP) has allowed for its exclusivity agreement with an unnamed oil and gas company, covering the ...

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Cairn finds oil in FAN South well

London-listed oil and gas company Cairn Energy has completed drilling of the FAN South-1 well in the South Fan ...

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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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African Petroleum extends West Africa farm-out deadline

Independent oil and gas exploration company African Petroleum (AP) has extended a binding exclusivity agreement ...

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