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25.04.2013 Smit Lamnalco Sees Two Newbuilds Arrive in Gabon

Smit Lamnalco saw the arrival of two newbuild vessels in Gabon, the SL Gabon and the SL Libreville, Petroleum Africa reports. A welcoming ceremony was held for two vessels at Port Gentil on April 17.

25.04.2013 Rialto Enters Agreement with Vitol

Rialto Energy entered into a term sheet with Vitol E&P setting out the terms under which the two firms will work together to develop Rialto’s interests in Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana.

24.04.2013 Total Plans Gas Hunt Offshore Libya

French firm Total revealed that it expects to begin and exploration program offshore Libya in May, Petroleum Africa reports.

24.04.2013 Congo, Angola Offshore Oil May Flow in 36 Months, Minister Says

Sonangol EP, Angola’s state oil company, and the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Cohydro may begin production from a shared offshore oil block in 36 months, Congo’s Oil Minister Crispin Atama said, Bloomberg reports.

23.04.2013 Three New Oil Discoveries in Algeria

Three new oil discoveries were made in the Algerian desert according to state-run Sonatrach. The discoveries were made by Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production PcL (PTTEP), China's CNOOC Ltd., and Sonatrach.

23.04.2013 Eni Reviews Tunisian Natural Gas Security

UPI reports that Italian energy company Eni is keen to ensure the safety of a natural gas pipeline, which crosses Tunisia, Chief Executive Officer Paolo Scaroni said.

22.04.2013 Orca Makes a Splash Offshore Mozambique

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has knocked out another discovery offshore Mozambique with the drilling of the Orca-1 well, Petroleum Africa reports. Anadarko says the Orca natural gas discovery is fully contained within Offshore Area 1.

19.04.2013 Anadarko Provides East Africa Exploration Update

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) announced April 18 the discovery of a new natural gas accumulation fully contained within the Offshore Area 1 of the Rovuma Basin of Mozambique.

19.04.2013 Anadarko Strikes Gas Offshore Mozambique

Anadarko Petroleum Corp said it discovered a large new natural gas accumulation in a well in the gas-rich Rovuma basin off the coast of Mozambique, Reuters reports.

17.04.2013 Africa Oil Announces Addition to Management Team

Africa Oil Corp. (TSX VENTURE:AOI)(OMX:AOI) ("Africa Oil" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that effective May 1, 2013, Mr. Mark Dingley will join the Company as President of Africa Oil Ethiopia B.V.