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Liberia’s Harper Basin License Round Confirmed at the 6th Annual Upstream West Africa Summit 2020

The 6th Annual Upstream West Africa Summit 2020 will welcome the VIP delegation from the Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority (LPRA) and the National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL) to present the upcoming Offshore Harper Basin License Round in Banjul, The Gambia 17th – 18th June 2020. The Upstream West Africa Summit will provide the platform for attendees to hear directly from LPRA’s Director General, Archie Donmo, on the Harper Basin offshore blocks on offer and will be available to ask…

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Keppel Breaks FPSO Conversion Record

Singapore’s offshore facilities builder Keppel has said it has delivered “the world’s fastest brownfield Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) modification and upgrading project.” Named FPSO Abigail-Joseph, the vessel was delivered to Malaysia’s Yinson Holdings. According to Keppel, it took it seven months to complete the project. Chris Ong, CEO of Keppel O&M said, “This is our 134th floating production vessel, and we are pleased to be able to fast-track the project and upgrade it in under seven months.…

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Halliburton confirms as Silver Sponsor for Upstream West Africa Summit 2020 #USWA20

Oilfield service giant Halliburton has today confirmed their sponsorship for the 6th Annual Upstream West Africa Summit 2020 which is taking place this June 17th – 18th 2020 in official partnership the Gambia National Petroleum Corporation, marking the first ever International Upstream Oil & Gas event in The Gambia. VMG Co-Founder & CEO, Daniel Maggs, commented “We are delighted to welcome back Halliburton to the Upstream West Africa Summit, having worked with them in 2019 it’s great to have the…

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Aker Energy issues Letter of Intent to Yinson for FPSO

Aker Energy Ghana Limited (“Aker Energy”) has entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Yinson Holdings Berhad (“Yinson”) to award a bare-boat charter and an operations and maintenance contract for a floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel at the Pecan field, offshore Ghana. “We are continuing with our preparations for the Pecan project and awarding an LOI for the future contracts for the FPSO vessel is certainly a key milestone,” says Mr. Svein Jakob Liknes, CEO of Aker Energy.…

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Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Partners Sign LNG Sales Deal with BP

Kosmos Energy has said that it has, with its partners in the offshore Senegal/Mauritania Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project signed a deal to sell 2.45 million tonnes per annum of LNG to BP’s subsidiary BP Gas Marketing. The sales and purchase agreement is valid for an initial term of up to 20 years. Partners in the cross-border Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project, located offshore Mauritania and Senegal, include SMHPM, Petrosen, BP, and Kosmos. Following the signing of the SPA, Kosmos plans to…

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Assertive Exceed Posts Record Results, Named in Fast Track 100

Aberdeen-headquartered Exceed, the well management and performance improvement specialist, has ended 2019 on a high, posting record results in the same week as it was listed within the 23rd annual Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100. The company posted its annual results (year end to February 28, 2019), reporting that pre-tax profit has increased from £365,000 to £2.3million. The figure represents the return to a determined strategy of internationalisation for Exceed – particularly in West Africa – as Exceed…

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EMGS in profits turnaround

Norwegian geophysical services company EMGS has returned to profit as revenues hiked close to 180 percent for the period ended December 31, 2019. The Oslo-listed company reported profit for Q4 2019 of $18 million or 14 cents per share, versus loss of $7 million in Q4 2018. Revenues for the quarter rose at $37.2 million from $13.4 million same time last year. Quarter-on-quarter revenues also increased from $27 million. Contract and other sales totaled $28.2 million, while multi-client sales amounted…

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Shearwater GeoServices Confirm As Gold Sponsor For 6th Upstream West Africa Summit

January 30th 2020 Vale Media Group, the facilitators of the 6th annual Upstream West Africa Summit this June in The Gambia, are pleased to announce that Shearwater GeoServices have confirmed as a Gold Sponsor for The Gambia’s inaugural Oil & Gas event being held in Partnership with The Gambian National Petroleum Corporation, GNPC. Shearwater are currently working offshore The Gambia after they were awarded a 3D Isometrix seismic acquisition project by FAR Gambia Ltd. The project is to provide new…

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BP confirms as sponsor for Upstream West Africa Summit 2020

Super Major BP has today confirmed their sponsorship & participation at the upcoming 6th Annual Upstream West Africa Summit 2020 #USWA20, which is taking place between 17th – 18th June 2020 in Banjul, The Gambia, in official partnership with The Gambia National Petroleum Corporation, marking the country’s first ever international Upstream Oil & Gas event. This news follows on from the recent JOA signing when BP agreed with Gambia’s National Oil Company to jointly operate the the deepwater Block A1…

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