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Ophir Energy Expands Offshore Gabon Footprint
Africa-focused independent oil firm Ophir Energy reported Friday that it has expanded its footprint offshore Gabon by signing exploration and production sharing contracts for two additional blocks.(10/24/2014 5:44:05 AM)
Trinidad Refinery Swaps Crude Sources on Ebola Scare
Trinidad & Tobago is substituting crude from Gabon with Colombian and Russian shipments amid protests by refinery workers alarmed by the outbreak of Ebola in other African countries.(10/21/2014 6:16:54 PM)
Ophir Energy expands offshore Gabon with two new blocks
Ophir Energy has expanded its footprint in the highly prospective North Gabon basin after signing agreements for two new offshore blocks. The group said on Friday that it has signed exploration and production sharing contracts (PSCs) for blocks A3 (Nkouere) and A4 (Nkawa), located outboard of its existing acreage in the basin.(10/24/2014 3:21:35 AM)
Shell finds gas off the coast of Gabon
Daniel J. Graeber THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Shell announced Wednesday it made a substantial discovery of natural gas in the deep waters off the coast of the West African nation of Gabon.(10/22/2014 6:23:26 AM)
CNOOC Limited - A New Deepwater Gas Discovery in Gabon
CNOOC Limited - A New Deepwater Gas Discovery in Gabon(10/22/2014 7:01:00 AM)
Shell Announces Gabon Deep-Water Gas Discovery
Shell and partners are planning to undertake an appraisal programme to further determine the resource volumes. "Shell has been exploring in Gabon for over 50 years. This latest deep water discovery is a testament to the innovation of our explorers in pursuing new plays, and application of our global sub-surface expertise," said Andy Brown, Shell Upstream International Director. This frontier ...(10/22/2014 4:31:00 AM)
LDD Completes Platform Jacket Foundation Installation, Offshore Gabon
LDD, an Acteon company, has successfully finished a specialist foundation installation for the Etame Marin block field expansion project, offshore Gabon, West Africa.(10/21/2014 8:37:28 AM)
African Catholics say 'Amen' - with rhythm
Owendo (Gabon) (AFP) - "Is anybody here baptised?" cries the preacher. "Amen!" roars back his flock as it sways to a hypnotic drum beat, part of a push by African Catholics to win back believers seduced away by the fast-growing Evangelical movement.(9/29/2014 1:47:43 AM)
Ophir secures two new oil licenses offshore Gabon
Oil explorer Ophir Energy has been awarded two new blocks to drill for oil offshore Gabon, adding to its existing presence in the west African nation. The company said it had signed exploration and production ...(10/24/2014 2:16:03 AM)
Shell finds gas field in pre-salt offshore Gabon
Oil major Royal Dutch Shell (Xetra: R6C1.DE - news) said it found a gas field under a layer of salt in deep water off the coast of Gabon, in a discovery which could help confirm explorer hopes that parts of west Africa's geology are similar to Brazil's. Shell (LSE: RDSB.L - news) , which is partnered with China's CNOOC (HKSE: 0883.HK - news) in the area, said on Wednesday that the frontier ...(10/22/2014 4:51:58 AM)
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