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  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    African Petroleum Corporation Limited has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary African Petroleum Gambia Limited has lodged Requests for Arbitration with the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes. The request is in relation to The Republic of The Gambia’s notification of the purported termination of AP Gambia’s exploration licences over Blocks A1 and […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Exploration & Production

    The Government of The Republic of The Gambia has approved the assignment by FAR Gambia of a 40% interest in petroleum licences for offshore Blocks A2 and A5 to a subsidiary of Malaysia’s Petronas. 

  • 20 July 2017

    African Petroleum (AP) has allowed for its exclusivity agreement with an unnamed oil and gas company, covering the farm-out of the SOSP license in Senegal and the A1 and A4 licenses in The Gambia, to lapse while hoping to resolve the uncertainty over its position in The Gambia early next month.  African Petroleum holds a 90% operated […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    African Petroleum Corporation has entered into an agreement with The Government of the Republic of The Gambia to reinstate the company’s Alhamdulilah Licence Block A1 and Licence Block A4 (the “Gambia Licences”), and settle all prior issues concerning the Gambia Licences including the discontinuation of arbitration proceedings. To remind, the Gambia in January terminated the […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Shearwater GeoServices has been awarded a 3D Isometrix seismic acquisition project by FAR Gambia. The one-month survey will cover parts of block A5 offshore Gambia in the Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Conakry (MSGBC) Basin. It will be acquired by the SW Amundsen and provide new seismic over a shallow-water area and connect with existing seismic […]

  • 1 October 2019

    FAR Limited has obtained an additional interest in its two operated Gambian blocks and signed new licenses for the blocks thereby resetting the exploration periods.

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Shearwater GeoServices has been awarded a 3D Isometrix seismic acquisition project by FAR Gambia. 

  • 3 May 2019

    Oil major BP has struck an offshore exploration deal with the Gambian government in a disputed block previously held by African Petroleum Corporation.

  • 17 April 2020
    Exploration & Production

    TGS has started the Gambito 2020 3D seismic survey offshore The Gambia. Under the cooperation of The Gambian Ministry of Petroleum & Energy (MOPE), the acquisition is being undertaken in conjunction with BGP, utilizing the BGP Prospector vessel. The 4,770-square kilometer Gambito 2020 3D survey covers open acreage in deep and ultra-deep waters and looks […]

  • 7 June 2017

    Independent oil and gas exploration company African Petroleum (AP) has extended a binding exclusivity agreement regarding the farm out of its operated interest in licenses offshore Senegal and The Gambia. In mid-April, AP signed non-binding heads of terms and a binding exclusivity agreement with what the company described as “a well-funded, listed oil and gas […]

  • 22 August 2017

    Independent oil and gas company African Petroleum (AP) has refuted media claims that its Gambian offshore licenses have expired and are up for grabs for interested parties. According to Premium Times, The Gambia’s presidential spokesperson, Amie Bojang, told the media that African Petroleum’s rights to explore in two offshore Gambian oil blocks have expired and are currently […]

  • 4 November 2009

    In Gambia’s coastal towns one of the country’s chief assets – pristine beaches – is being steadily eroded. In a move to make King Cnut proud, the government is shipping in sand… Source: The Ecologist, November 4, 2009;

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    NHV Group has been awarded a contract by Australia-based FAR Limited for helicopter services in Gambia. 

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    FAR Limited has awarded a drilling rig contract to Stena Drilling for the provision of the Stena DrillMAX drillship to drill the giant Samo prospect offshore, The Gambia.

  • 24 October 2019

    Australian oil company FAR has said its blocks in the Gambia might hold 1.2 billion barrels of oil.

  • 14 August 2017

    Independent oil and gas company African Petroleum (AP) is still waiting for clarity on its Gambian offshore licenses situation. African Petroleum holds a 100% operated working interest in offshore licenses A1 and A4 in The Gambia. To remind, reports emerged in early July that the Gambian government had ended talks with AP for the extension of […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    FAR Ltd has signed a farm-out agreement with a subsidiary of Petronas to assign a 40% interest in each of the offshore petroleum licenses, Blocks A2 and A5 in The Gambia.

  • 25 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    CAMAC Energy Inc., a U.S.-based energy company engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas, announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Gambian Ministry of Petroleum (on behalf of the Government of the Republic of The Gambia) on the provisional award of two offshore exploration blocks, A2 and A5, […]

  • 18 October 2017

    Oslo-listed independent oil and gas company African Petroleum (AP) has started arbitration proceedings “to protect its interests” related to its licenses offshore The Gambia.  According to its statement on Wednesday, the company’s subsidiaries, African Petroleum Gambia Limited and APCL Gambia B.V have lodged Requests for Arbitration (RFA) documents with the International Centre for the Settlement […]

  • 24 June 2015

    The US Coast Guard is, as of July 6, imposing a set of conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the Gambia, as the country was deemed to have deficient port anti-terrorism measures. Any vessel that visited a port in the Republic of the Gambia in its last five port calls prior to calling at any US […]

  • 25 July 2019

    BP and GNPC on Tuesday, July 23 signed a joint operating agreement for Block A1 License located offshore The Gambia.

  • 4 September 2017

    African Petroleum, an independent oil and gas company, is preparing to launch an arbitration against the government of The Gambia over the A1 and A4 offshore licences.  African Petroleum’s problem with these two offshore licenses emerged in July when the government of The Gambia said it had ended talks with the company for the extension of […]