Gulfoilandgas.com Africa Newshttp://www.gulfoilandgas.com/Gulfoilandgas.com Africa NewsCopyright 2017. All rights reserved.en-us60http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/frame/GulfOil.gifgulfoilandgas.comhttp://www.gulfoilandgas.com/Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:54:05 GMTLibya's oil production up to 750,000 bpdSat, 14 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTLibya's oil production is up to 750,000 barrels per day (bpd), the deputy leader of the U.N.-backed government said on Friday, a rise of about 50,000 bpd from last week. A two-year blockade on pipelin...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56685&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afNigeria's NNPC Partners with Schlumberger for ExplorationFri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTNigeria's state oil company said it will partner with oilfield services company Schlumberger in exploration and reservoir management. The partnership aims to find commercial hydrocarbon deposits in th...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56681&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afNigeria Oil Union Starts Three-Day Strike to Protest Job CutsWed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTNigeria’s blue-collar oil union began a three-day warning strike to protest job cuts at oil companies including local units of Chevron Corp. and Exxon Mobil Corp., an official said. The goal of the st...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56699&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afStatement Regarding Media SpeculationWed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTSDX notes the recent media speculation concerning a potential acquisition and material equity fundraising. ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56687&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afUganda & Tanzania Award Crude Pipeline Design Contract to US FirmWed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTUganda and Tanzania have awarded a contract for designing a crude oil pipeline running through both east African countries to U.S. based firm Gulf Interstate Engineering, an official document seen by ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56663&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afIraq to Provide Egypt with First Petroleum Shipment in DaysWed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTIraq's Ambassador to Cairo Habib El-Sadr has said his country to provide Egypt with the first petroleum shipment from Al-Basra Oil Terminal within days, according to a recent agreement signed between ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56656&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afOil Workers Go on Strike at Crude Flow Station in Niger DeltaWed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTNigerian oil workers have gone on strike at the Oleh crude oil flow station in the Niger Delta oil hub because they have not been paid recently, a labour union official said. "The striking workers at ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56619&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afGabon Reshuffles Cabinet, Replaces Oil MinisterTue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTOPEC-member Gabon has replaced three ministers, including the oil minister, the government said in a statement. ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56665&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afAfrica's First Grid-connected Biogas Plant Powers UpTue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTA commercial farm in Kenya has become Africa’s first electricity producer powered by biogas to sell surplus electricity to the national grid, cutting the carbon emissions associated with oil-powered g...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56614&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afTlou Receives Request for Proposal for up to 100MW of CBM PowerTue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTTlou Energy Limited, an AIM and ASX listed company focused on delivering power in Botswana and Southern Africa through the development of coal bed methane (CBM) at its Lesedi CBM project, has received...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56597&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afAfrica Economy - December 2016Tue, 10 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe economy of Egypt grew by a robust pace in 2Q16. GDP expanded 4.5% y-o-y in 2Q16, following the 3.7% expansion in the previous quarter. While reported growth in the private sector slowed from 5.0% ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56581&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afNigerian Oil Union Threatens Three-day Strike at Exxon Mobil, ChevronMon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTA Nigerian oil labor union will stage a three-day strike at Chevron and Exxon Mobil fuel depots from Wednesday in a protest over sackings if talks with the government fail, union officials said. The N...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56609&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afTullow Agrees a Substantial Farm Down to Total for $900 MillionMon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTTullow Oil plc (Tullow) has agreed a substantial farm-down of its assets in Uganda to Total E&P Uganda B.V. (Total). A Sale and Purchase Agreement with an effective date of 1 January 2017 has been sig...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56579&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afApproval of the Farm-Out Agreement with Eni in Rabat Deep OffshoreMon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTChariot Oil & Gas Limited, the Atlantic margins focused oil and gas exploration company, reports that the farm-out signed between its wholly owned subsidiary, Chariot Oil & Gas Investments (Morocco) L...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56565&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afAminex Provides Update on Ntorya-2 Well in Ruvuma BasinMon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTAminex provides the following update on the Company’s drilling activity in the Ruvuma Basin, Tanzania, where the Ntorya-2 appraisal well was spudded on 21 December 2016, with a planned total depth of ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56563&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afEgyptian and Cypriot Talks to Consolidate Oil & Gas CooperationFri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTEng. Tarek El Molla Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources received Dr. Stelios Nicolaides, Director, Hydrocarbons Service, Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism. In the presence of ...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56659&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afPacific Drilling Wins Drillship Contract Offshore GuineaFri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTHyperdynamics Corporation has accepted a proposal from its drilling contractor, Pacific Drilling, to deploy the Pacific Scirocco drillship in place of the Pacific Bora for Hyperdynamics' upcoming deep...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56545&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afShell Battles Nigerian Communities in High-stakes London LawsuitFri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTA court in London will decide in coming weeks whether Royal Dutch Shell can face trial in the UK over oil spill allegations in Nigeria, a decision some legal experts predict could attract more cases a...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56534&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afLibya To Re-Open Last Major Oil Export TerminalThu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTLibya is about to re-open the last major oil terminal that has been shut due to factions fighting in a move that would allow it to further increase oil exports, potentially putting pressure on oil pri...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56686&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_afNigerian Union Orders Total Fuel Depot Strike over SackingsThu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMTA Nigerian oil labour union ordered an indefinite strike at Total fuel truck depots across the OPEC member nation on Thursday in protest against sackings. The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Ga...http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/webpro1/main/mainnews.asp?id=56575&utm_source=rss_feed&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_public_af