With the US, Russia, and China all jostling for position in the Iraq oil and gas industry both north and south, Iraq’s oil ministry last week reiterated its desire to have one or more foreign partners in the Mansuriya gas field, oilprice.com reports. Situated in Diyala province, close to…
The Malampaya gasfield guarantees Philippine energy security, but it runs dry soon and gas producers fear new fields are too near to the South China Sea. About 80 km off the northwest coast of Palawan Island in the South China Sea is the Malampaya natural gas field, the Philippines’ main…
Lukoil has closed on its $800 million purchase of a 25% non-operating interest in the Marine XII License area operated offshore Congo by ENI. African Global energy was the seller. New Age (African Global Energy) Limited (‘New Age’ or ‘the Company’) announces that its subsidiary New Age M12 Holdings Limited…
ПАО «ЛУКОЙЛ» сообщает о закрытии сделки по приобретению 25%-ной доли участия в проекте Marine XII в Республике Конго у Компании New Age M12 Holdings Limited. Сделка была закрыта после выполнения всех отлагательных условий, в том числе получения одобрения государственных органов Республики Конго. Справка Лицензионный участок Marine XII площадью 571 кв. км…
A consortium of Indian companies led by OVL India (ONGC Videsh) is to acquire a 49 per cent stake in Russia’s Rosneft Vankor cluster oilfields. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed the deal as part of a wider range of investment agreements signed at…
The MENA region will need to invest $209 billion in the power sector over the next five years, according to a new report by The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP). The latest MENA Power Investment Outlook 2019-2023 estimates that investment in the MENA energy sector could reach $1 trillion, with…
The growth in capacity of power generation in Africa slowed in Q1 2019 as a scarcity of private investment dampened interest in new projects. Net additions of on-grid generation capacity were at their lowest levels since 2011 in Q1 2019, according to African Energy Live Data. The slowdown comes as…
Mexico’s regulator has approved Shell’s exploration plans for four deepwater areas, after it gave the green light to five others earlier this week, committing Royal Dutch Shell to invest at least $791 million. The plans stipulate that Anglo-Dutch Shell could invest up to $1.06 billion in the four blocks, mostly…
ENI has made a new light oil discovery in Block 15/06, in deep-water offshore Angola. The well was drilled on the Ndungu exploration prospect. The new discovery is estimated to contain up to 250 million barrels of light oil in place, with further upside. The Ndungu-1 NFW well is located…
Uganda has put five new blocks on offer for its second licensing round in the Albertine Graben, according to an announcement by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development Eng. Irene Muloni at the East African Petroleum Conference and Exhibition, Kenya. Muloni said Uganda was expecting many potential exploration companies…