West Africa

Emerging Plays , Deepwater , Discoveries

Rystad: More Deepwater Wells to be Drilled in 2024

Upstream majors dive into deeper and frontier waters while exploration budgets for 2024 remain flat.

February 29, 2024

Field Development , Deepwater , Completions

Remotely Controlled Well Completion Carried Out at SNEPCo’s Bonga Field

Optime Subsea, which supplied the operation’s remotely operated controls system, says its technology reduces equipment from transportation lists and reduces operation time.

February 27, 2024

Field Development , Artificial Lift , Subsea , Acquisitions & Divestitures

E&P Highlights: Feb. 26, 2024

Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines, including interest in some projects changing hands and new contract awards.

February 26, 2024

Rig Counts , Earnings , Deepwater

After 4Q Struggles, Transocean’s Upcycle Prediction Looks to Pay Off

As Transocean executives predicted during third-quarter earnings, the company is in the middle of an upcycle, with day rates and revenues reaching new heights.

February 21, 2024

Finance , International , CCS/CCUS

Green Swan Seeks US Financing for Global Decarbonization Projects

Green Swan, an investment platform seeking to provide capital to countries signed on to the Paris Agreement, is courting U.S. investors to fund decarbonization projects in countries including Iran and Venezuela, its executives told Hart Energy.

February 21, 2024

Field Development , Deepwater

BP: Gimi FLNG Vessel Arrival Marks GTA Project Milestone

The BP-operated Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project on the Mauritania and Senegal maritime border is expected to produce 2.3 million tonnes per annum during  it’s initial phase.

February 15, 2024

Field Development

Sangomar FPSO Arrives Offshore Senegal

Woodside’s Sangomar Field on track to start production in mid-2024.

February 13, 2024

Joint Ventures , Field Development , Discoveries , Artificial Intelligence , Logistics , Subsea , Seismic

E&P Highlights: Feb. 12, 2024

Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines, including more hydrocarbons found offshore Namibia near the Venus discovery and a host of new contract awards.

February 12, 2024

Deepwater , Field Development , Technology

TotalEnergies Starts Production at Akpo West Offshore Nigeria

Subsea tieback expected to add 14,000 bbl/d of condensate by mid-year, and up to 4 MMcm/d of gas by 2028.

February 7, 2024

Earnings , Artificial Intelligence , Drilling , Acquisitions & Divestitures

NOV's AI, Edge Offerings Find Traction—Despite Crowded Field

NOV’s CEO Clay Williams is bullish on the company’s digital future, highlighting value-driven adoption of tech by customers.

February 2, 2024