GABON: Stena Drilling Secures Contract with CNOOC for Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) Stena Icemax

The two (2) well program, scheduled for Q1 2023, will be off the coast of Gabon and has an estimated total campaign duration of 90 days. CNOOC International – through … Read More

UGANDA: CNOOC’s Most Advanced LR8001 Land Rig Enroute to the Kingfisher Oilfield

The most advanced Chinese oil drilling equipment in the oil and gas Industry exploration and development sector which was represented by the ‘Drilog and Welleader’ system and the land rig … Read More

UGANDA: Seven Recommendations After the Final Investment Decision

Source: Natural Resource Governance Institute On Tuesday 1 February 2022, the project’s joint venture partners, TotalEnergies, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) and Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC), announced that … Read More

East Africa to Witness Increased Upstream Activity in 2022

The three countries Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania could see investments of over $13 billion in the upstream sector from ongoing exploration and entry in the development stage. This is according … Read More

Uganda/ Tanzania: Launch of the $10 Billion Lake Albert Resources Development Project

During a ceremony held in Kampala, in the presence of  Yoweri Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, Philip Mpango, Vice-President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman … Read More

Uganda JV to announce EACOP, Kingfisher & Tilenga Projects Final Investment Decision

The joint venture partners in Uganda’s Tilenga and East Africa Crude Oil Projects Total Energies, CNOOC and state-owned UNOC are expected to announce reaching the final investment decision tomorrow two … Read More

UGANDA/TANZANIA: EACOP to be Constructed at Rate of 100km Monthly Consuming 5.6M Manhours

The 1443km East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) will be constructed at a rate of 100 kilometers monthly for a period of 16 months according to EACOP General manager Martin … Read More

GUINEA BISSAU: Independent E&P Companies, IOC´s Unlock Prospective Offshore MSGBC Acreage

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Oil and gas investors with an interest in Africa have made significant investments in some of the countries of the MSGBC Basin – which comprise Mauritania, Senegal, … Read More

Albertine Refinery to Add $3B Annually to Uganda’s GDP

The Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) has said studies have indicated a positive cost-benefit analysis for the Albertine Graben Refinery adding up to $3.3 billion annually to the country’s national … Read More