West Africa

People , Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures

VAALCO Energy To Target M&A With New President William Thomas

William R. Thomas has led the growth of a number of E&P companies throughout his career, which the VAALCO Energy board believes will support the company’s inorganic growth ambitions.

January 27, 2020

Exploration & Production

BP Signs Deal To Explore For Oil Offshore Angola

BP signed an agreement with Angola aimed at acquiring oil further exploration rights, the latest in a flurry of agreements between oil majors and Africa's second-biggest exporter.

January 21, 2020

Exploration & Production , Lease Sales

Eni, Total Among Winners Of Rights To Develop Angolan Frontier Blocks

Angola, Africa's second-biggest oil exporter, is working to reform its oil industry and broader economy to arrest a drop in production that has heaped pain on the economy.

January 16, 2020

Public Capital , People , Deepwater

Tullow Oil CEO Resigns After Company Continues To Face Issues Offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil on Dec. 9 said its CEO Paul McDade has resigned and the oil and gas explorer also scrapped its dividends, as it continues to face issues at its fields in Ghana.

December 9, 2019

Public Capital , Earnings , Exploration & Production

Tullow Oil Shares Sink With Production Outlook In Guyana

Tullow Oil's stock, which surged on the news from oil discoveries offshore Guyana, shed as much as 22% of its value on Nov. 13.

November 13, 2019

Highlights

Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Sept. 27, 2019)

A Three Forks producer by WPX, a Woodford completion in Grady County, Okla., and an oil discovery offshore Angola top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

September 27, 2019

Highlights

Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Sept. 20, 2019)

An Eagle Ford discovery by Chesapeake, high-volume Haynesville completions and Exxon Mobil’s latest offshore discovery top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

September 20, 2019

Subsea

Nexans Wins Contract For BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Project

Nexans will provide the umbilicals and ancillary hardware needed for the natural gas project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.

August 28, 2019

Unconventional , Highlights , Discoveries , Shale Plays

Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (July 26, 2019)

Marathon Three Forks discovery, Marcellus completions from Chesapeake and Cabot plus an offshore discovery by Exxon Mobil top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

July 26, 2019

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , International , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Total To Hold Talks With Algeria Over Anadarko Assets

Total CEO Patrick Pouyanne said he is not worried by media reports that Algiers would block the deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum's assets in the country.

May 29, 2019