Friday, April 22, 2016
Maritime News

Angola Accuses Congo of Wrecking Joint-Offshore Oil Development Agreement

By Tom Wilson and Candido Mendes (Bloomberg) — Angola’s oil minister accused neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo’s government of wrecking an agreement to jointly develop offshore oilfields after it failed...

April 22, 2016
Total Views: 21

Friday, May 1, 2015
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Offshore News

Mondo South Now Producing via Subsea Tieback Offshore Angola

ExxonMobil has announced this week that oil production has commenced at the Kizomba Satellites Phase 2 project in Block 15 offshore Angola. The company says Phase 2 of this project consists of subsea tiebacks from the...

May 1, 2015
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
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News

N’Goma FPSO Achieves First Oil Offshore Angola

Eni announced this week their N’Goma FPSO has commenced oil production from the West Hub Development Project located in deepwater Block 15/16 offshore Angola approximately 350 kilometres northwest of Luanda and...

December 9, 2014
Total Views: 74

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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News

After 3-Year Refit, FPSO N’Goma Installation Underway Offshore Angola

She was once the FPSO Xikomba, and prior to that she was known as the tanker Mosocean, and prior still as ESSO Bonn, a crude oil tanker owned by Exxon.  As of last week...

July 22, 2014
Total Views: 18

Friday, April 25, 2014
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Maritime News

Angola Upgrades Port as It Aims to Be Africa’s Busiest Hub

By Colin McClelland and Manuel Soque April 25 (Bloomberg) — Angola’s main port installed new cranes and provided more training to reduce its cargo unloading time by 80 percent as...

April 25, 2014
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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News

Technip and Heerema Win Biggest Subsea Contract Ever

Following Total E&P Angola’s $16 billion final investment decision on Monday, Technip and Heerema Marine Contractors have been awarded the largest SURF (subsea, umbilical, riser, flowline) contract ever to develop...

April 16, 2014
Total Views: 7

Monday, April 14, 2014
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News

Total Makes $16 Billion Investment Decision Offshore Angola

Total and its joint venture partners have made the $16 billion final investment decision today to develop the ultra-deepwater Kaombo project offshore Angola. With a production capacity of 230,000 barrels...

April 14, 2014
Total Views: 7

Monday, January 27, 2014
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News

Angola Navy: There is No Risk of Pirate Attack Off Angola

Jan. 27 (Bloomberg) — The reported hijacking of Greek oil tanker Kerala off the Angolan coast earlier this month was fabricated by the crew and the vessel’s owner, according to...

January 27, 2014
Total Views: 25

Sunday, January 26, 2014
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Interesting

Angolan Navy Claims MT Kerala Hijacking Was Faked, Dynacom Says Otherwise

Dynacom Tankers has announced today that communications with their missing tanker, MT Kerala has been re-established and all crew are safe and accounted for.  The shipowner states that pirates had...

January 26, 2014
Total Views: 16

Thursday, August 8, 2013
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News

Energy Majors Test “Atlantic Mirror” With $3 Billion Deepwater Angola Wells

Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) — BP Plc, ConocoPhillips and Statoil ASA are among oil explorers investing at least $3 billion in wells off Angola next year in the country’s biggest deepwater...

August 8, 2013
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
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News

Luanda Overtakes Tokyo as Most Expensive City for Expats

July 23 (Bloomberg) — The Angolan capital Luanda has overtaken Tokyo to become the world’s most expensive city for expatriates in a survey of 214 cities by Mercer, which cited...

July 23, 2013
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, July 16, 2013
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News

Angolan Oil Exports Slip, Far Off 2 Million Bpd Target

By Emma Farge GENEVA, July 16 (Reuters) – Angola’s monthly crude exports will slip in September to 1.67 million barrels per day (bpd), a provisional shipping list showed, indicating that...

July 16, 2013
Total Views: 5

Monday, June 17, 2013
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Maritime News

Chevron-Led Angola LNG Ships First Gas After 18-Month Delay

June 16 (Bloomberg) — Chevron Corp.’s $10 billion Angola LNG plant shipped its first cargo today after an 18-month delay prompted by fires, labor shortages and U.S. shale drilling that...

June 17, 2013
Total Views: 52

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
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Angola LNG Startup Seen Helping Ship Rates

Rates to ship liquefied natural gas will benefit from the startup of the Angola LNG export facility as vessels dedicated to the project stop competing for spot cargoes.

June 5, 2013
Total Views: 10

Friday, March 15, 2013
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News

Statoil Contracts the Stena Carron to Drill off Angola, Sends the Discoverer Americas to Mozambique

Statoil announced today that they have signed a three year contract with Stena Drilling to contract their drillship, Stena Carron, for exploration drilling in the pre-salt blocks (Blocks 38 and 39)...

March 15, 2013
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
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News

ExxonMobil Starts Production at Kizomba, Offshore Angola

IRVING, Texas- Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) announced today that its subsidiary, Esso Exploration Angola (Block 15) Limited (Esso Angola), has started production from the Kizomba Satellites Phase 1 project offshore Angola. The...

July 10, 2012
Total Views: 52

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Chevron: “Very Close” to First Angola LNG Supplies from Would Be Flared Gas

KUALA LUMPUR: Chevron Corp. (CVX) and its partners expect in the very near future to load their first liquefied natural gas cargo from Angola using gas that previously would have...

June 6, 2012
Total Views: 0

Monday, April 16, 2012
Offshore News

CGGVeritas Awarded Angola 4D Processing Program

CGGVeritas (NYSE: CGV) announced today that, after negotiations with Total Exploration & Production Angola and Sonangol, it has been awarded a five-year contract for the 4D seismic processing and imaging...

April 16, 2012
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
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Maritime News

Angola Invests in the Fight Against Illegal Fishing

Damen Shipyards Galati is building the Ngola Kiluange, a Fishery Inspection Surveillance Vessel (FISV) 6210, for the Angolan Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries. With another two ships under...

February 1, 2012
Total Views: 4

Thursday, November 24, 2011
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News

A West African Giant – Total’s Pazflor FPSO is Inaugurated

Launched by Total in December 2007, Pazflor is one of the largest offshore oil production projects in the world, and a major development for Angola.  This field will increase the...

November 24, 2011
Total Views: 118