West Africa

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Total Calls Off Acquisition of Occidental Petroleum’s Ghana Asset

The deal was part of an $8.8 billion agreement reached between Total and Occidental to over Anadarko Petroleum's assets in Mozambique, Ghana, Algeria, and South Africa.

May 18, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (May 1, 2020)

A Meramec completion in Oklahoma’s Blaine County by Continental Resources plus results from Apache’s significant offshore Suriname oil discovery top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

May 1, 2020

Business , Exploration & Production

Social Distancing Offshore: COVID-19 Highlights Pandemic Risk for Oil Platforms

Offshore oil and gas workers now have to contend with social distancing and personal protection in confined facilities that were never designed for pandemics. 

April 30, 2020

Seismic

SeaBird Receives Cancellation Notice for OBN Surveys Offshore West Africa

SeaBird Exploration Plc said it has been notified that the end-client has canceled the two OBN surveys off West Africa due to the COVID-19 situation on April 6. 

April 6, 2020

Seismic

TDI-Brooks Completes MSGBC Basin Field Data Program Offshore West Africa

TDI-Brooks International, under contract to TGS, said April 2 it has completed its offshore “seep-hunting” surface geochemical analysis and geotechnical campaign of the MSGBC Basin, from Northern Senegal through The Gambia and AGC zone, into Guinea-Bissau down to the Guinea transform fault.

April 3, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (April 3, 2020)

Two extended-lateral Wolfcamp Shale producers completed by CrownQuest and a horizontal Frontier discovery in Wyoming’s Converse County top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

April 3, 2020

Highlights

Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Feb. 28, 2020)

Two Bone Springs completions reported by EOG in the Permian Basin and Chesapeake Energy Haynesville Shale discoveries top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

February 28, 2020

People , Exploration & Production

Kosmos Energy CFO Thomas Chambers Set To Retire

Kosmos Energy CFO Thomas P. Chambers is set to retire after a decades-long career in oil and gas, the Dallas-based E&P company said Feb. 24.

February 24, 2020

Subsea , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Hunting Acquires Enpro Subsea In All-cash Deal

Hunting Plc, the international energy services group, has completed the acquisition of Enpro Subsea Ltd. on Feb. 21 for a total consideration of $33 million payable on completion, plus a potential maximum earn out of $3 million based on EBITDA performance in 2020.

February 21, 2020

Highlights

Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Feb. 7, 2020)

A new Marcellus field discovery by Southwestern, EOG completes high-volume Wolfcamp Shale wells plus a Niobrara producer in the Powder River Basin top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

February 7, 2020