west africa


Monday, February 25, 2013
Piracy

Nigeria Grants Bail To Russian Sailors Accused of Arms Smuggling

LAGOS, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Fifteen Russian sailors charged with illegally bringing weapons into Nigeria last year were granted bail on Monday and released

February 25, 2013
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Friday, January 11, 2013
Piracy

EU Initiative Launched to Combat Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

The European Commission on Thursday announced a new €4.5 million EU initiative aimed at combatting piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. The new project, called

January 11, 2013
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Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Uncategorized

Nigeria’s Navy Hands Over Russian Crew Busted With Guns to Police

By Maram Mazen Nigeria’s navy said it handed over 15 Russian crew members to police for questioning after their ship was found to be carrying weapons

January 9, 2013
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Thursday, August 23, 2012
crude oil tanker sunset
News

Crude Buyers in Asia to Cut West African Imports

Asian refiners will reduce imports of West African crude in September by 9.4 percent from August to near the lowest level this year, a survey of six traders

August 23, 2012
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Friday, May 11, 2012
News

Ocean Rig Olympia Gains $652 Million Contract Extension with Total E&P Angola

Ocean Rig’s ultra deepwater drillship OCEAN RIG OLYMPIA Nicosia, Cyprus – Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ:ORIG) a global deepwater drilling contractor,

May 11, 2012
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Saturday, April 28, 2012
News

Noble Energy Contracts Atwood Hunter Offshore West Africa

Houston-based offshore drilling contractor, Atwood Oceanics, announced today that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a drilling services contract by a

April 28, 2012
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Monday, April 16, 2012
Offshore

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

April 16, 2012
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