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African Petroleum to Hi-Grade Its Sierra Leonean Portfolio

By Idahosa Ejalen

African Petroleum Corporation (APC) has signed a contract to acquire more than 1,000 sq km of three dimensional (3D) seismic data on Block SL-4A-10, offshore Sierra Leone in addition to the existing 3D coverage. The seismic acquisition over Block SL-4A-10 is expected to commence any moment from now (third quarter 2014).

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Kosmos’ CB-1 Still In Line For late 2014

By Fred Akanni

American minnow Kosmos Energy still has, in its sights, a second deep-water well off Morocco in 2014. The 6th generation drillship Atwood Achiever,

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Made-In-Ghana Deck Stools arrive in Singapore For FPSO

By John Ankromah

Over 250 tons of Deck Stools and Pipe Racks fabricated by Seaweld Engineering Limited for MODEC for the construction of the T.E.N MV25 FPSO  has finally arrived in Singapore. The Made-in-Ghana steel work left the shores of the Takoradi Port in mid -June 2014 for installation onto the Centennial Jewel Super Tanker at Jurong Shipyard in Singapore. T.E.N refers to a cluster of oilfields, namely Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme, located in Deepwater Tano licence.

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Ghana’s Local Contractors Hurt by ‘Non Dollarisation’

By John Ankromah

Oil service providers registered in Ghana are having a series of conversations with the Bank Of Ghana over non-dollarisation of the industry. The Ghana Oil and Gas Service Providers Association(GOGSPA) says that its members’ businesses are most affected by the revamp of the Bank of Ghana Notice Number “BG/GOV/SEC/2012/12”,

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ExxonMobil Wants a Farminee For Liberian Tract

By Foluso Ogunsan

Months before it drills the obligatory exploration well on the acreage, ExxonMobil wants to farm down its stake in deepwater Liberian Block 13 (LB 13). It wants to share the financial burden of drilling its key prospect on the acreage, located in 1,200 metres water depth.

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Nigeria’s Rig Count Drops by Seven-IADC

By Fred Akanni

Rig count in Nigeria dropped by seven in June 2014, “compared with January 2014”, according to Sola Falodun, Chairman of the country’s chapter of the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC). “Reasons are due mostly to budget cuts by (the state hydrocarbon company) NNPC in the second quarter of 2014, due to cash crunch”, he reports.

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‘Egypt Is Not Short Of Natural Gas’- Former Oil Minister

Osama Kamal says the country could gain added value by producing chemicals with natural gas than generating power…

“We don’t have a shortage in natural gas”, a former Egyptian Minister of Petroleum has declared, in a statement that’s contrary to mainstream perception. “We are maintaining the same production rates”, Osama Kamal told Egypt Oil & Gas Web Portal (www.egyptoilgas.com). Kamal oversaw the crucial ministry under the deposed President Mohammed Morsi.

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Statoil Whittles Down More Equity In Kwanza Basin

The company still hasn’t spud the pre-salt well it promised for 2Q 2014

Exactly three months to the date it announced farm downs from Blocks 38 and 39 offshore Angola’s Kwanza Basin, Statoil is divesting more of its shares in the acreages. On July 3, 2014, it announced divestments of10% in each of the said two blocks to Ecopetrol. “In Block 39 the 10% divestment is accomplished through two separate, but simultaneous transactions”, the company remarks in a release. “Statoil acquired 7.5% from TOTAL under one agreement. Statoil then divested a total of 10% in Block 39 through a separate agreement, reducing its net equity by 2.5%”.

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High Oil Prices Fail To Lift Returns On Capital-IHS

Oil prices have risen substantially, for close to a decade, but corporate returns on capital invested have not recovered since 2001, according to results of studies by IHS, the global firm of industry scouts.

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Sand Control Specialist Wanted In Eq. Guinea

Employer:          Baker Hughes

Desired Expertise:               Onshore/Offshore sand Control field operations and services

Experience:                          8+ years

Minimum Education:            3-5 yr in degree in Engineering

Location                                 Equatorial Guinea

Reference Code:                  1413711

Employment Type:                Rotation

Job Status:                            Active / Open

Job Description:                   Baker Hughes has an opening for a sand control specialist in Equatorial Guinea, Interested candidates should apply on or before the 4th of July 2014 using the link below.

https://bakerhughes.taleo.net/careersection/bhiexternal/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1413711

Disclaimer: Neither Africa Oil+Gas Report, nor its parent company Festac News Press Limited, nor any of its agents, is responsible for this transaction. This is just an announcement, an advertisement.

Baker Hughes has an opening for a Field Specialist Sand Control

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