Search results for: the Gambia

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  • 24 October 2019

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

  • 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.

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Polarcus has, on behalf of Erin Energy, completed acquisition of a new 3D seismic survey off the coast of The Gambia. Polarcus was contracted by the Erin Energy to carry out the survey using the Polarcus Alima, 12-streamer 3D/4D seismic vessel. The survey covered approximately 1,613 square kilometres on Erin Energy’s A2 and A5 blocks. Erin […]

  • 14 September 2015

    Erin Energy Corporation has completed the acquisition of a new 3D seismic survey off the coast of The Gambia.  Erin Energy contracted Polarcus Ltd. to carry out this survey using the Polarcus Alima, a 12 streamer 3D/4D seismic vessel. The survey covered approximately 1,613 square kilometres on Erin Energy’s A2 and A5 blocks. According to Erin […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Energy Today has reported earlier today that Polarcus has started a new 3D multi-client project offshore The Gambia.  Polarcus did not reveal any details related to the company that hired it for this project, nor the name of the vessel that is going to be used for the survey. However, Erin Energy Corporation, formerly known […]

  • 20 July 2015

    Polarcus Limited has started a new 3D broadband multi-client project across the Mauritania-Senegal-Guinea-Bissau Basin (MSGB), offshore Northwest Africa. According to the company, the project, supported by industry funding, will cover an area of 1,500 sq. km offshore The Gambia and is expected to run for 50 days. Polarcus notes that final data products will be available in Q1 2016. The […]

  • 18 May 2015

    Erin Energy Corporation, a Texas-based oil and gas company formerly known as Camac Energy, has received approval to extend the initial exploration period for blocks A2 and A5 in The Gambia. The company says that the exploration period is extended by 24 months, to December 31, 2018, and that the work program includes the requirement […]

  • 30 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    CAMAC Energy Inc. today announced that it has signed Petroleum Exploration, Development & Production Licenses with The Gambia for two previously awarded offshore exploration blocks, A2 and A5 (“the Blocks”). The Blocks, which are contiguous, cover a combined area of approximately 2,666 square kilometers and are located in water depths of between 600 and 1,000 […]

  • 2 May 2011

    If Kunta Kinte could see the Gambia River, he wouldn’t believe it. Picture a white yacht flying a blue Greek flag. Sitting on the deck are 25 people having lunch, a little white wine, a little pasta. The yacht, Pegasus, is the only vessel on the shimmering, warm river. It glides past the shore, headed […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Regulation & policy

    Oil and gas company PetroNor has reached a mutual agreement with the Government of The Gambia to settle its arbitration related to the A1 and A4 licenses.

  • 25 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production

    FAR has signed new joint operating agreements for the A2 and A5 Blocks in The Gambia, with Petronas while efforts to find an additional partner to drill an exploration well are ongoing.

  • 25 March 2020
    Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders, Regulation & policy, Safety

    FAR Limited has temporarily suspended its plans to drill an exploration well offshore The Gambia as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • 25 March 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Australian oil and gas company FAR Limited has temporarily suspended its plans to drill an exploration well offshore The Gambia as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. 

  • 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 […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

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

  • 29 November 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    TGS has added a further 1,500 square kilometers of 3D seismic data offshore the Gambia. This dataset will further expand TGS’ existing 3D multi-client library in the MSGBC Basin, which now totals over 40,000 square kilometers, as well as strengthening its strong footprint in the region. The survey falls over blocks A2/A5 where sub-surface structures […]

  • 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.

  • 25 July 2019

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

  • 9 November 2018
    Exploration & Production

    FAR Limited has failed to reach main targets at the first well to be drilled offshore The Gambia in 40 years, deeming the well unsuccessful. 

  • 23 October 2018
    Exploration & Production

    FAR Limited has started drilling the Samo-1 exploration well in block A2, offshore The Gambia.

  • 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. 

  • 22 August 2018
    Exploration & Production

    FAR Limited has selected its final well location for the upcoming Samo-1 well in its Gambian exploration program.

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

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

  • 8 March 2018

    Independent oil and gas company African Petroleum (AP) is waiting for the appointment of the arbitrators in arbitration proceedings against the Gambian government related to the company’s interest in A1 and A4 offshore licenses.  In the case against the government of Gambia, African Petroleum’s subsidiaries African Petroleum Gambia Limited and APCL Gambia B.V in October 2017 lodged […]

  • 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.