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  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

      Sierra Leone National Shipping Company (SLNSC), a state owned company of the Government of Sierra Leone, and Four Handy (FHL) a Premuda Group Company, on November 12, 2012, announced the formation of the National Carrier of Sierra Leone, SLNC: Sierra Leone National Carrier. SLNSC was formed by the signing of a joint venture Agreement […]

  • 27 October 2017

    Sierra Leone’s Fourth Offshore Petroleum Licensing Round will take place between mid-January and the end of May 2018. This was announced by the Director General of the Petroleum Directorate of Sierra Leone (PDSL) Raymond Kargbo during the Africa Oil Week Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. The licensing round will be exclusively supported by the Getech Group through […]

  • 31 January 2014

    Sunergy, Inc. announced that Dredgemaster, David Price, has managed to get all three company dredges in Sierra Leone ready for operations and is locating them in three separate productive gold and/or diamond operations. He has also arranged for two new additional dredges to be deployed in Liberia under the recently acquired 1,000 acre mining agreement […]

  • 23 December 2009

    A joint U.S.-Sierra Leone patrol team queried, boarded, and found four fishing vessels in violation of fishing laws, resulting in accrued fines totaling more than $1.2 million, December 6-12, 2009. USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58) embarked nine Sierra Leone maritime law enforcement members and five U.S. Coast Guardsmen in support of Africa Partnership Station […]

  • 4 August 2016

    African Petroleum, an independent oil and gas exploration company, has received formal ratification from the authorities in Sierra Leone for the entry into the First Extension Period on the SL-03 license, offshore Sierra Leone. African Petroleum said on Thursday that the ratification of the extension was received through its wholly-owned subsidiary, European Hydrocarbons Limited (EHL). EHL entered into the […]

  • 22 March 2010

    Sierra Gold Corporation purchased two 8” dredges last month, which have been completely refurbished and shipped this week to Sierra Leone. Experienced US dredge operators will travel to Sierra Leone at the end of March to prepare for the arrival of the equipment… [mappress] Source:sierragoldcorp,March 22,2010

  • 17 September 2009

    A US oil firm has announced the discovery of a deepwater oil well off the coast of Sierra Leone. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation said it confirmed the existence of an “active petroleum system” in the Sierra Leone-Liberian basin. Two years ago, oil was discovered off Ghana by the same drillers. Sierra Leone is one of the […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Lukoil, a Russian oil and gas exploration and production company, plans to spend approximately USD 100 million on exploration activities off the coast of Sierra Leone, AFP reports. Anatoli Katoshin, Lukoil vice-president told AFP “We are going to invest $100 million in the first phase of an oil exploration venture in the first quarter of […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Vanco has agreed to acquire from Oranto Petroleum Ltd. a 21% stake in the Petroleum Agreement for SL-5-11 Offshore Block in the Republic of Sierra Leone (West Africa), subject to customary conditions precedent. The Petroleum Agreement for SL-5-11 provides for the drilling of one exploration well before 2013. The SL-5-11 offshore block, covering 4,022 square […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sunergy Inc. commenced Dredge #1 operations in Bomi Hills area of Liberia and will move Dredge #2 into position in one week, at least two weeks ahead of schedule. Both dredges are owned and operated by the Company in support of local licensed tribal artisanal efforts to harvest diamonds and gold. This initial operation in […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    ODYE Limited has announced that the Sierra Leone Government has awarded ODYE’s subsidiary, ODYE (SL) Limited, a participating interest in two offshore deepwater exploration blocks, SL 8A-10 and SL 8B-10, along with its partners, Chevron and Noble Energy. ODYE’s 100% owned subsidiary, ODYE (SL) Limited, has signed a petroleum license with Sierra Leone’s Minister of […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    African Petroleum Corporation announced that its wholly owned subsidiary African Petroleum Sierra Leone Limited has signed a contract to acquire more than 1,000 sq km of 3D seismic data on Block SL-4A-10, offshore Sierra Leone in addition to the existing 3D coverage. The seismic acquisition over Block SL-4A-10 is expected to commence in Q3 2014. […]

  • 11 July 2014

    African Petroleum Corporation Limited has signed a contract to acquire more than 1,000 sq km of 3D seismic data on Block SL-4A-10, offshore Sierra Leone in addition to the existing 3D coverage. The seismic acquisition over Block SL-4A-10 is expected to commence in Q3 2014. The Company was awarded SL-03 in April 2010 and the […]

  • 26 August 2014

    TGS announces acquisition of a 3D multi-client survey offshore Sierra Leone. The survey, Sierra Leone Block 4A Extension, will add 1,000 km(2) of new 3D data to the existing 6,268 km(2) of 3D data library in Sierra Leone. “This survey extends our current data coverage in an important and prospective area. TGS has been active in acquiring data over […]

  • 29 October 2014

    Booming mining industry that lead to an upswing of iron ore exports from Sierra Leone may be impacted by the Ebola outbreak as more and more P&I clubs issue warnings to their members on the issues they might be faced with. Correspondents of marine insurer Skuld advised their members that the cargo offered for shipment […]

  • 27 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sunergy Inc. has announced that its management has returned from West Africa completing arrangements to commence dredging operations in Liberia and Sierra Leone under the supervision of Dredgemaster David Price. Mr. Price remains in Sierra Leone and is engaged in moving two dredges into operations locations there, with the first dredge already operating in a […]

  • 12 January 2011

    Dolat Ventures Inc. announced the expansion of the diamonds operations at the Baimbawai Pool in the Sewa River along with the expansion into gold and other rare minerals. Dovid Hauck, Chief Executive Officer, stated, “With the continued increase in rough diamond prices, we believe this is the time to expand our mining operations. Diamonds currently […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Lukoil, Russian largest privately held oil company, is backing away from its exploration project in Sierra Leone. The company is reportedly abandoning Sierra Leone following disappointing exploration results. To remind, in 2011, Lukoil, through its wholly owned subsidiary Lukoil Overseas as the Operator with a 49% share, entered the production sharing agreement (PSA) for exploration […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    TGS announces acquisition of a 3D multi-client survey offshore Sierra Leone. The survey, Sierra Leone Block 4A Extension, will add 1,000 km2 of new 3D data to the existing 6,268 km2 of 3D data library in Sierra Leone. “This survey extends our current data coverage in an important and prospective area.  TGS has been active […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sierra Rutile Limited commences a series of briefings with investors and research analysts to provide an update on progress. The presentation includes a review of the expansion and optimisation projects currently under consideration at the Sierra Rutile mine as well as a summary of the positive developments in the markets for the Company’s key products. […]

  • 30 July 2008

    A government delegation led by the Minister of Mineral Resources and including the Ministers of Presidential Affairs, Health, the Resident Minister South, the Director of Mines, the Commissioner of Labour and Senior Inspector of Factories visited the site of incident involving Sierra Rutile’s capsized dredge yesterday, according to Sierra Leone’s Awareness Times, newspaper. A joint […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Sunergy Inc. has announce that on December 28, 2012 it sold and delivered an initial shipment of 27.5 tons of Pampana Black sands containing both Gold and Rare Earth Elements to a substantial Sierra Leone private Company for further processing and ultimate disposition. Gary Houck , Director, comments, “I am excited that we are starting […]