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  • 16 August 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Shares of the AIM-listed Sirius Petroleum have been temporarily suspended as Sirius awaits transition from an investing to operating company related to its role in the Ororo field development located offshore Nigeria.  The Ororo field, discovered in 1986, is located within OML 95 in shallow waters offshore Ondo State. The field lies in water depths […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Exploration & Production

    November 2016 – Sirius Petroleum on Wednesday said it has hired a jack-up drilling rig from China’s COSL Drilling, to be used for a drilling campaign offshore Nigeria.

  • 18 July 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Sirius Petroleum has received an approval from the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Environment for the Environmental Impact Assessment Survey (EIA) on the Ororo Field Licence (OML 95), offshore Nigeria.  The company announced on April 22, 2016 that together with its partners, Guarantee Petroleum and Owena Oil & Gas, it had submitted the Environmental Impact Assessment […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sirius Petroleum has signed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire a 75% stake in Precision Energy Tetra 109 from PEG.

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sirius Petroleum will complete its transformation into an operating company focused on developing proven oil and gas assets in Nigeria later this week.

  • 8 October 2018

    Offshore driller Shelf Drilling has secured a contract for the Adriatic I jack-up rig with Sirius Petroleum. Sirius has scrapped the rig deal it had with COSL

  • 3 November 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Sirius Petroleum has received approval to drill the proposed Ororo-2A well on the Ororo Field, offshore Nigeria, from the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Nigeria. The approval was received by Guarantee Petroleum, one of Sirius’ local partners in the Ororo Field. The Ororo-2A well is Sirius’ first appraisal well in the Ororo Field, and is […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Investment company Sirius Petroleum has executed a contract with Polaris Consulting Company which has been hired to undertake a seabed survey around the Ororo field license area, offshore Nigeria.  The Ororo field, discovered in 1986, is located within OML 95 in shallow waters offshore Ondo State. It is operated by Guarantee Petroleum (55% interest) with Owena Oil […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sirius Petroleum, a company focused on oil and gas exploration and development opportunities in Nigeria, has appointed Peter Gregory as its new chief operating officer (COO). Sirius said on Wednesday that Gregory’s primary responsibility would be operational areas regarding the Ororo field and that he would report directly to Bobo Kuti, the CEO of the […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The chief operating officer (COO) of Sirius Petroleum, a company focused on oil and gas exploration and development opportunities in Nigeria, has suddenly passed away. Sirius said on Thursday that the company’s COO Peter Gregory died suddenly while at home in the UK. Gregory was appointed as the COO of Sirius on April 12 and was […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Sirius Petroleum has taken delivery of two sets of Cameron SOLIDrill modular compact wellhead systems in Nigeria.

  • 16 May 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a contract extension for its Adriatic I jack-up unit in Nigeria.

  • 12 June 2017

    Sirius Petroleum, working to develop the Ororo field offshore Nigeria is in talks with BP over the financing of the project. The company on Monday confirmed “it is currently in discussions with BP regarding an offtake and pre-payment facility to support the financing of the company’s proposed drilling programme on the Ororo Field in Nigeria.” […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Sirius Petroleum, an investment company focused on oil and gas exploration and development opportunities in Nigeria, has secured a rig for the Ororo field drilling campaign offshore Nigeria. The Ororo field, discovered in 1986, is located within OML 95 in shallow waters offshore Ondo State. It is operated by Guarantee Petroleum (55% interest) with Owena Oil […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sirius Petroleum has entered into a contract for the provision of an integrated services management (ISM) with the oilfield services company Schlumberger at the Ororo field off Nigeria.  The Ororo field, discovered in 1986, lies in shallow waters offshore Ondo State in water depths ranging between 23ft and 27 ft. Guarantee Petroleum has a 55% participating […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Two wellhead systems are on route to Nigeria where they are planned for deployment on Sirius Petroleum’s wells Ororo-4 and Ororo-5.

  • 5 December 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Nigerian government has approved an Environmental Baseline Studies (EBS) for the Ororo marginal field, which covers the drilling of three additional wells.  The Ororo field, discovered in 1986, is located within OML 95 in shallow waters offshore Ondo State. The field lies in water depths ranging between 23ft and 27 ft. Sirius Petroleum, an investment […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Sirius Petroleum is still in limbo regarding the extension of the Ororo license and the subsequent drilling activities on the field.

  • 22 February 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Sirius Petroleum is raising funds for equipment mobilization deposits for the upcoming drilling campaign at the Ororo field, offshore Nigeria.  The Ororo field, discovered in 1986, is located within OML 95 in shallow waters offshore Ondo State. The field lies in water depths ranging between 23ft and 27 ft. Guarantee Petroleum has a 55% participating equity […]

  • 12 July 2016

    The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources (FMPR) has agreed to grant the Ororo field partners a three-year extension to the Ororo field license (OML 95), offshore Nigeria, with effect from May 1, 2016. The partners in the license are Sirius Petroleum, Guarantee Petroleum Company, and Owena Oil & Gas. According to Sirius Petroleum, an investment […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Investment company Sirius Petroleum has entered into a $10 million revolving pre-payment facility and commercial offtake agreement for the sales of crude oil produced from Nigeria’s Ororo offshore field with BP. Sirius entered discussions with BP regarding an offtake and pre-payment facility to support the financing of the company’s proposed drilling program on the Ororo […]

  • 28 January 2019

    Sirius Petroleum has signed a binding agreement for up to $20 million with Barak Fund SPC Limited, a credit fund focused on Africa.