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San Leon-Island merger proposal; Ultra-deep Transocean drillship starts work off Angola

Angola | Morocco
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Oil find on Block 17/06; Aseng FPSO contract award; Anadarko starts onshore drilling; Acergy contract for Escravos gas

Mozambique | Angola | Nigeria | Equatorial Guinea
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General syndication for state oil giant Sonangol’s new $1.5bn loan has brought the number of banks in the deal to 16, underwriting bank Calyon told African Energy

Angola
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Relations between Angola and Democratic Republic of Congo have deteriorated following the tit-for-tat expulsion of Angolan and Congolese nationals who have, until recent crackdowns, generally been allowed to live in border regions. President José Eduardo dos Santos failed to attend the Southern African Development Community’s Kinshasa summit

DR Congo | Angola
Issue 171 - 03 October 2009

Angola agrees to IMF deal

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In a remarkable warming of relations between two long-standing adversaries, the International Monetary Fund board is expected to approve a standby arrangement for Angola in November worth some

Angola
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ANGOLA: Nineteenth oil discovery in Block 31; REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Marine XI drilling; ETHIOPIA: Petronas resumes exploration in Ogaden; MAURITANIA: Total drilling in Taoudeni Basin; NIGERIA: Oriental launches Ebok field development; SEYCHELLES: Black Marlin starts new seismic; TUNISIA: Australian company takes Chorbane permit

Angola | Mauritania | Seychelles | Nigeria | Ethiopia | Congo Brazzaville | Tunisia
Issue 170 - 19 September 2009

Bank puts water at heart of power policy

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The African Development Bank is committed to hydropower, reports François Misser, who met its president Donald Kaberuka and his team

Cameroon | Botswana | DR Congo | Angola | Namibia | Ethiopia | South Africa
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GE Oil and Gas wins equipment contract; Chevron starts Tombua-Landana production; SOCO well plugged; Vanco awards seismic inversion project; Niger Delta pressure study; DualEx takes Bouhajla permit; Roc Oil delisting from AIM

Angola | Nigeria | Congo Brazzaville | Tunisia | Côte d'Ivoire
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ALGERIA: Touat start-up in 2013; ANGOLA: Mafumeira Norte start-up; ANGOLA: Supply base for Block 31 development; CAMEROON: New energy minister named in cabinet shuffle; EGYPT: Dana brings Sondos field into production; GHANA: First Subsea mooring connectors for Jubilee FPSO; NAMIBIA: Brazilian farm-in approved; SEYCHELLES: Infoterra completes seeps survey

Ghana | Cameroon | Egypt | Angola | Namibia | Seychelles | Algeria
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ALGERIA: IFC invests $24m in cement plant, GHANA: IFC raises $160m for mobile telecoms; LUSOPHONES: IFC, Portugal launch private sector growth fund

Cabo Verde | Mozambique | Angola | São Tomé & Príncipe | Guinea-Bissau | Algeria
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After years of talk, the five governments supporting the Western Corridor (Westcor) project – Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Namibia, and South Africa – have decided to shelve the scheme to provide electricity from the planned 3,500MW Inga III to the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP).

Botswana | DR Congo | Angola | Namibia | South Africa
Issue 164 - 06 June 2009

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New find on Block 31 Sonangol and BP have announced an 18th discovery on ultra-deep Block 31 with the Oberon-1 well. Located in the southern part of the block some 4.3km north-east of the Dione discovery,the well was drilled in a water depth of 1,624metres, reaching a total depth of 3,622 metres. Test results confirmed the capacity of the reservoir to flow more than 5,000 b/d under production conditions.First oil from Morsa West Process system integrators DPS have announced the start of oil production from Sonangol’s shallow water Morsa West field. The marginal field development project was awarded to Angola Drilling.

Egypt | Angola | Chad | Nigeria | Libya | Morocco
Issue 164 - 06 June 2009

Countries and Markets - Issue 164

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Total and its partners have contracted CGGVeritas for a seismic reservoir characterisation project involving the inversion of 4D seismic data covering the Dalia,Rosa,Girassol and Jasmine fields. CGGVeritas subsidiary Hampson-Russell Software & Services will undertake the inversion work. “Having proved this technology in the North Sea, this is an important opportunity to apply it inWest Africa,” said Philippe Doyen,Vice President, R&D, Hampson-Russell Services. “With the increasing number of 4D vintages available over producing fields, global4D inversion is better constrained and yields results that are more readily interpretable in terms of production effects.

Egypt | Angola | Chad | Nigeria | Libya | Morocco
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ANGOLA: New find on Block 31; ANGOLA: First oil from Morsa West; ANGOLA: Total gives CGGVeritas 4D inversion project; CHAD: New find for CNPC; EGYPT: BG begins Phase V gas production from WDDM; EGYPT: East Mediterranean Gas in repricing deal; LIBYA: Petrobras drills in Area 18; MOROCCO: New gas find for Circle; NIGERIA: Oando wins swamp drilling contract; NIGERIA: Acergy to revamp Mobil platforms

Egypt | Angola | Chad | Nigeria | Libya | Morocco
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Norway’s InterOil Exploration & Production has signed an agreement with Iran’s Petropars to sell 10% in the CabindaNorth licence for $7m. The 2,400km2 block is operated by Sonangol P&P and InterOil farmed-in in January 2008, taking21%. The block has existing oil discoveries in the Zila ridge area near the coast and in the Dinge high area. Sonangol has 20%;other partners on the block are SOCO International with 17%, Teikoku Oil Company (17%), Angola Consulting Resources(Acrep) (15%) and Eni Angola (10%).

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