Author: Paul Melly
Liberia perseveres with licensing round
4 May 2020
West African country presses ahead with plans to auction offshore acreage
Senegal hit hardest in West African project delays
10 April 2020
BP has declared force majeure for a FLNG vessel at Grand Tortue Ahmeyim and Woodside is reviewing cuts and delays to Sangomar
BP marketing deal sets up Senegal-Mauritania LNG exports
24 February 2020
Marketing agreement for phase one of Greater Tortue Ahmeyim will elevate the countries into the league of large-scale LNG exporters
Senegal prepares to repeat licensing success
22 January 2020
Hot on the heels of FID for its Sangomar oil project, the West African country is heavily promoting a promising licensing round
Savannah strikes it lucky in the Sahara
25 October 2019
UK independent can develop its Agadem field on the back of a major funding boost and pipeline access to world markets
Gabonese incentives reform pays off
22 September 2019
An enhanced regulatory and fiscal framework appears to be attracting IOC and NOC exploration interest
Mauritanian elections promise little upstream change
14 June 2019
The expected winner of the presidential poll is unlikely to rock the boat for players in the country’s fast-expanding offshore sector
Senegal and Mauritania projects make headway
26 February 2019
BP's Greater Tortue project already has the green light, and Woodside's SNE development is poised to be next
Madagascar seeks to emulate Mozambique
1 November 2018
After a protracted process, new licenses have been signed, while onshore LNG projects are edging closer to realisation
Senegal and Guinea-Bissau deal faces domestic pressures
17 October 2018
Guinea-Bissau is eager to kick start exploration in acreage shared with oil-rich Senegal, but it’s slow going
Senegal seeks to avoid the oil curse
28 August 2018
Offshore oil and gas is set to flow within five years, and Senegal is bracing itself for the impact