August 17, 2018

22nd Africa Oil Week – Africa Upstream Conference 2015


Global Pacific & Partners hosts the 22nd Africa Oil Week/Africa Upstream Conference 2015, in JV with ITE Group plc, 26th– 30th October, Cape Town, South Africa.   17th Scramble for Africa: Strategy Briefing 13th Africa Independents Forum 71st PetroAfricanus – Dinner in Africa 22nd Africa Upstream Conference & Exhibition   Over 1600 Attendees in 2014 With 120 Speakers + 166 Exhibitors in 2015   This is a meeting with global reputation, and one of the few top world-class Conferences held annually at a continental-level in the international industry Calendar, with outstanding 100+ Speaker line-up from Governments, leading companies, and key…

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Rosneft, ExxonMobil join in Mozambique |


Rosneft and ExxonMobil have joined forces to bid for blocks in Mozambique’s latest licensing round. The Russian state giant and US supermajor have filed joint bids to participate in Mozambique’s fifth licensing round, Rosneft said on Thursday. Reuters reported later on Thursday that France’s Total, Eni of Italy and South Africa’s Sasol also entered bids, as did Petrolinvest, Canoverseas, Troisade, Namoza and Delinex. The number of bids entered by Rosneft and ExxonMobil was not mentioned, but the two are looking to team up on acreage in the Angoche basin and Zambezi delta. “The global partnership of the companies is of…

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PetroEnvironment 2016 | 22–24 February, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


8th Symposium and Exhibition on Environmental Progress in the Petroleum & Petrochemical Industry.   PetroEnvironment will return in 2016 between 22 – 24 February and be held under the auspices of the Environmental Technology and Management Association (ETMA). This unique event unites the upstream and downstream sectors, giving environmental professionals the chance to meet and discuss solutions for current and future environmental challenges. The 2014 edition of PetroEnvironment resulted in a successful forum and exhibition with a prestigious line up of sponsors such as Aramco, Sadara, GEMS, Al Khafji Joint Operations, Al Busaili and EDCO. A sold out exhibition welcomed the…

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The Future of the Oil & Gas Sector in the CIS region

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Azerbaijan is an important component of the global energy security market place In an interview with international news agency,William Lahue, NATO Liaison Officer in the South Caucasus, has stressed the importance of protection from fluctuations for countries with multiple sources of supply. He also stated that “In this process Azerbaijan is going to be important, and its importance is growing.” According to Lahue, Azerbaijan is set to be a transit country for gas imported from the western Caspian Sea region, such as Turkmenistan. Moreover, according to the assessment of the European Commission, the CIS area represents around 40% of…

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Sahara Group Nears Commercial Development in Nigeria

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Petroleum Africa Sahara Group’s Upstream affiliate Enageed Resource Ltd said it is making good progress with activities in OPL 274 where Sahara operates with a 100% working interest, even as the company continues to press towards optimizing opportunities in the block where last year it hit “first oil.” Enageed doubled its certified 2P reserves in Oki-Oziengbe South field, while also making a new commercial discovery with the Oluegi-1 exploration well. According to Segun Ogunwumi, Enageed’s MD, the company has continued to see positive outcomes in its activities on OPL 274 in preparation of moving towards commercial production. It has continued to…

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Africa Oil & Gas Expo

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The Annual Africa Oil & Gas Expo provides a unique platform to hundreds of African oil and gas key decision makers to discuss the latest developments and opportunities, embrace innovative solutions, fresh ideas and best-in-class strategies to improve on overall business performance and investment. The event showcases insights and expertise from case studies and thought-leaders on how to remain and establish yourself in Africa’s exciting Oil & Gas market. What is happening this year? 70+ Booth Exhibition showcasing the latest brands, technologies and service in OG E&P 2-Day Conference focusing on the latest developments, opportunities and challenges in Africa’s Upstream,…

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Saipem awarded USD 850m worth of contracts in Asia, Africa and Latin America


Oil & Gas Technology Saipem has been awarded new drilling contracts in Indonesia, Nigeria, the Arabian Gulf and Latin America worth approximately USD 850m of which USD 540m are related to offshore activity and refer to four different units of Saipem’s fleet Saipem awarded USD 850m worth of contracts in Asia, Africa and Latin America. In West Africa the contract for the Scarabeo 3 has been extended to March 2015 Saipem has signed with Eni Muara Bakau B.V. a contract for the utilisation of the Scarabeo 7 which will be operating offshore Indonesia drilling a minimum of 12 wells; the…

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Lee Engineering and Construction Limited


Leemon Ikpea always had to do things the hard way. When he talks of the number of times he and his siblings were sent home from school for a failure to meet school fees, the memories are still raw.  From such inauspicious beginnings however have risen Lee Engineering and Construction Company Limited, a leading indigenous oil and gas services company. Incorporated in 1991, Lee Engineering has positioned itself to become Engineering, Procurement and Construction specialists in the gas production and supply sector. Lee Engineering’s major clients include NNPC and its subsidiaries and Shell Petroleum Development Company, for whom it has…

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USAN – A Major Milestone For Nigerian Content


One of the highlights of 2012 in the area of exploration and production was the inauguration of the Usan oil field, about 100km off the South East Nigerian coast and operated by Total. The Usan development comprises a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel designed to process 180,000 barrels per day and with a crude storage capacity of 2 million barrels. Its size – 320 metres long and 61 m wide – makes it one of the largest vessels of its type in the world. The development involves 42 wells connected to the FPSO by a 70-km long subsea…

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Siemens – A Long-Term Investment Partner In Nigeria


The German multinational company Siemens has been active in Nigeria since the 1950s, when a trading company in the country began selling Siemens electrical products.  Its involvement has grown beyond recognition and Siemens recently signed a memorandum of strategic collaboration and partnership with the Nigerian Federal Government. Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources, has played a key role in encouraging further investment by Siemens. She accompanied President Goodluck Jonathan when he visited Siemens’ turbine factory as part of his State Visit to Germany in April 2012, during which a new era of cooperation was launched under the newly-established Germany–Nigeria…

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