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  • 30 January 2018
    Project & Tenders

    French oil company Total is reportedly preparing to make a Final Investment Decision for its Ikike field development offshore Nigeria.

  • 10 May 2005

    Total Upstream Nigeria Ltd. has awarded a $1.08-billion lump sum turnkey contract to Technip as leader in consortium with Hyundai Heavy Industries for the engineering, procurement, supply, construction, and offshore commissioning of an FPSO for the Akpo field development offshore Nigeria. The Akpo field, operated by Total, is on Oil Mining License 130 offshore Nigeria […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Panoro Energy, an independent oil and gas E&P company focused on West Africa, has informed that the Aje oil field offshore Nigeria is in the final stages of development operations. According to the company’s statement on Wednesday, the final hook up procedures are in progress with a view to the wells being brought into production shortly. […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Infrastructure, Project & Tenders

    Total’s Egina FPSO has sailed away from the fabrication & integration yard in Lagos to its final location offshore Nigeria. 

  • 23 January 2017
    Project & Tenders

    BW Offshore has signed an interim extension agreement for floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) Abo with Nigerian Agip Exploration, a subsidiary of Eni. The agreement was extended until March 31, 2017. According to BW Offshore, the short term extension has been agreed to secure operational continuity while joint work is continuing to conclude the negotiations. The FPSO […]

  • 14 April 2015

    Three men were kidnapped from a crew vessel in Nigeria last week, Bourbon, a France-based provider of offshore support vessels to the oil and gas industry confirmed today. The company has said that the Surfer 1440 crewboat, was boarded off the Nigerian coast in the night of the of Wednesday, April 8, 2015. The three crew […]

  • 27 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chevron Nigeria Ltd. is finalizing plans to commence drilling two relief wells to control the burning Funiwa Deep 1A well, offshore Nigeria. The fire is still burning at the well, but at a diminished rate. Based on the condition of the well, the safest way to control the well is to drill a relief well […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Infrastructure

    French oil major Total has started oil production from its Egina field offshore Nigeria. Total started up production on December 29, 2018. 

  • 13 March 2019

    Pirates armed with machine guns attacked an offshore support vessel offshore Nigeria last Saturday, kidnapped five men and escaped. A Nigerian navy guard was killed in the attack. 

  • 30 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Providence Resources P.l.c., an Irish based oil and gas exploration company, confirmed today that it has closed its transaction to divest its Nigerian subsidiary, which holds its interest in OML 113 offshore Nigeria to Jacka Resources Limited, (“Jacka”) an ASX-listed company. Under the terms of the transaction, the total consideration payable by Jacka is $16 […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Shell has halted production from its EA offshore field in Nigeria on November 9. The field, located offshore Nigeria’s southern Bayelsa State is expected to remain shut for several weeks. Shell spokesperson informed Reuters that the company shut down the FPSO, and halted production as a part of planned maintenance. EA Oil field can produce […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Oil company Erin Energy on Tuesday announced the arrival of the Pacific Drilling-owned drillship, the Pacific Bora, to the Oyo field offshore Nigeria.  Erin executed a drilling services contract with Pacific Drilling for the use of the Pacific Bora back in March. Under the contract, the drillship is working under a base operating rate of $195,000 per day. […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Infrastructure

    Aqualis Offshore has been awarded the position keeping role for installation of Total’s Egina FPSO offshore Nigeria.

  • 7 March 2013

    Pirates have kidnapped three sailors from an offshore support vessel in Nigerian waters.  The attack reportedly occurred Tuesday, March 5, in the Niger Delta. According to Reuters, the pirates have kidnapped the captain, chief engineer and second engineer from the Armada Tuah 22 Anchor Handling Tug. The vessel, owned by Malaysia’s Bumi Armada, is under […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Afren plc announces that the Okoro East exploration well, offshore south east Nigeria, has made a new oil discovery having encountered 549 ft true vertical thickness (TVT) of net oil pay and 41 ft of net gas pay in excellent quality reservoir sands. The well result represents a successful start to Afren’s 2012 exploration campaign […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Panoro Energy has, on behalf of the joint venture partners of the OML113 license, entered into a rig contract with Saipem for the Scarabeo 3 drilling rig to carry out the drilling and completion programme for the Aje Field Cenomanian oil development. Aje is an offshore field located in the western part of Nigeria in […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chevron’s subsidiary, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), announced that the fire at the site of the Funiwa 1A natural gas well offshore Nigeria ceased burning on Friday, March 2. The well stopped flowing on its own.  Chevron says it has detected no natural gas flowing from the well since the fire ceased burning and is monitoring […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Independent oil company Erin Energy Corporation informed on Tuesday that the Island Constructor light well intervention (LWI) vessel has completed work on the Oyo-8 well, offshore Nigeria, and the company has resumed production from the well. To remind, the Island Offshore-owned vessel departed Norway heading for the Oyo field, offshore Nigeria, at the end of March. […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Shelf Drilling has secured a six-month contract extension for the Shelf Drilling Resourceful jack-up rig.

  • 9 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    C-Kore has completed a campaign offshore Nigeria with VAYCO Oil tools and local Nigerian partner Cranium Engineering. The operation for an oil operator in over 1,000 meters water depth allowed rapid testing of umbilicals and electrical flying leads (EFLs) for regulatory compliance and immediate rectification of subsea faults. C-Kore’s subsea testing units are used on […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    FPSO specialist BW Offshore has signed an interim extension agreement for Abo FPSO until January 20, 2017. Abo FPSO is operating at the Abo field offshore Nigeria for Nigerian Agip Oil Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of ENI. According to BW Offshore, the short term extension has been agreed to secure operational continuity while joint work […]

  • 19 July 2007

    Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Total, through its subsidiary Elf Petroleum Nigeria Limited, operator of the NNPC/EPNL Joint Venture with a 40% interest, announce the launch of the Phase 2 of Ofon Field Development Project. The field is located offshore east of Nigeria in OML 102, around 50 kilometres from the coastline, in a […]