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TOTAL Namibia Exploration Drilling in Offshore Block 2913B ...

APP-00352 - TOTAL Namibia Exploration Drilling in Offshore Block 2913B, Namibia. Nature of Activity: Total Namibia, as the operator and major shareholder (70%) of Block 2913B, with partners Impact Oil & Gas (20%) and NAMCOR (10%), propose to drill an exploration well, then additional exploration and appraisal wells as required.

Offshore Namibia: braced for big finds?

Jan 11, 2018 · New offshore activity in Namibia. In October 2017, France’s Total agreed to acquire 70% of privately owned Impact Oil & Gas’ interests in block 2913B offshore Namibia.. In a press release, Impact, which was recently recognised in the London Stock Exchange Group’s inaugural ‘Companies to Inspire Africa’ report, said the news is further success for its strategy to secure major oil ...

Offshore drilling in southern Africa: Namibia and SA set ...

Nov 26, 2018 · Attractive fiscal terms in Namibia and South Africa make for impressive potential rewards, balancing the offshore exploration risk. Recently, majors have acquired significant acreage in the two countries for offshore drilling in southern Africa, positioning themselves to

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Namibia Explorer Expands Offshore Position | Rigzone

Dec 01, 2020 · Eco Atlantic operates three of the four offshore Namibia licenses, which include: Cooper: 5,788 square kilometers in Block 2012A, operated by Eco Atlantic with a 54.3-percent working interest ...

Shell drilling the Orange Basin, offshore Namibia | Oil ...

Feb 18, 2014 · Shell will be drilling offshore Namibia, an African nation that has become the latest focus for oil and gas exploration, reports Reuters.. The company has taken ownership of exploration blocks 2913A and 2914B in the Orange Basin from Signet Petroleum. Shell will acquire a 90 per cent stake in the two blocks and Namibia’s national oil company, Namcor, will hold on to 10 per cent

Bourbon to support Total's drilling operations offshore ...

Nov 18, 2019 · Bourbon to support Total’s drilling operations offshore Namibia. French offshore vessel owner Bourbon has been awarded an integrated logistics contract by compatriot oil major Total in Namibia. Bourbon said on Monday that its Marine & Logistics arm would support Total’s deep offshore exploration campaign in South Namibia in 2020.

ReconAfrica plans Namibia drilling this year - News for ...

Feb 04, 2020 · ReconAfrica has lined up a drilling rig to work on its licence in Namibia’s Kalahari Desert. The Canadian minnow said the cost was $1.8 million, of which it had paid a deposit of $450,000 to ...

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Jan 08, 2008 · BAKU, Azerbaijan - Houston and Vancouver-based EnerGulf expect initial offshore drilling at Kunene #1 in the Namibe Basin to begin between January 11 and February 15 with the arrival of

Namibia considers exploration and acquisitions - News for ...

Oct 22, 2020 · Namibia continues to expect hydrocarbons to be discovered offshore, but in the meantime is working on energy transition plans. By Ed Reed

TOTAL Namibia Exploration Drilling in Offshore Block 2913B ...

APP-00352 - TOTAL Namibia Exploration Drilling in Offshore Block 2913B, Namibia. Nature of Activity: Total Namibia, as the operator and major shareholder (70%) of Block 2913B, with partners Impact Oil & Gas (20%) and NAMCOR (10%), propose to drill an exploration well, then additional exploration and appraisal wells as required.

Offshore Support | GAC Namibia

Our fleet of offshore support vessels includes barges between 150 and 280 feet in length used to carry pipe and offshore structures such as jackets and topsides; Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) craft and utility vessels for transporting supplies and personnel necessary to

Namibia Sees 11 Billion Barrels In Offshore Oil Reserves ...

Namibia Sees 11 Billion Barrels In Offshore Oil Reserves. An estimated 11 billion barrels in oil reserves have been found off Namibia’s coast, with the first production planned within four years, mines and energy minister Isak Katali announced Wednesday. The finding could put Namibia on par with neighbouring Angola, whose reserves are ...

Shell drilling the Orange Basin, offshore Namibia | Oil ...

Feb 18, 2014 · Shell will be drilling offshore Namibia, an African nation that has become the latest focus for oil and gas exploration, reports Reuters.. The company has taken ownership of exploration blocks 2913A and 2914B in the Orange Basin from Signet Petroleum. Shell will acquire a 90 per cent stake in the two blocks and Namibia’s national oil company, Namcor, will hold on to 10 per cent

GEO ExPro - The Hydrocarbon Potential of Onshore Namibia

The first onshore exploration well, Berseba-1, was drilled by South West Africa Petroleum Corporation in southern Namibia in 1928. This was 46 years prior to the drilling of the first offshore exploration well, Chevron-Texaco’s Kudu 9A-1 in the Orange Basin.

NAMIBIA : Total and Qatar Petroleum to begin drilling in ...

May 07, 2021 · French major Total and its main partner Qatar Petroleum (QP) intend to start drilling the Namibian prospect Venus on block 2913B by September. They respectively have a 40% and 30% stake in the site, which is located in the Orange Basin near the South African border. All eyes will be on the well drill, which had been postponed several times due to the Covid-19 pandemic (Africa Intelligence, 03 ...

Namibia: Africa's Next Big Oil Frontier? - Eco (Atlantic ...

Very few have been drilled so far. “Really we’ve only drilled 13 wells in an offshore area that is the size of the North Sea or the Gulf of Mexico,” says Mulunga. “It was – and still is – a hugely untested frontier basin,” says Keyes at Frontier Resources. Exploration interest in Namibia is likely to continue to grow.

Chariot Spuds Tapir South Prospect Offshore Namibia | Rigzone

Apr 05, 2012 · Tapir South (1811/5-1) will be only the second well ever to be drilled in the Namibe Basin. It is located 49.7 miles (80 kilometers) offshore Namibia in the Company's northern block 1811A, in ...

The World's Biggest Oil Hot Spot in Namibia Already ...

Dec 11, 2019 · The company just engaged international drilling consultancy, Seidel Technologies, to play an integral role in executing the upcoming drilling program in the Kavango Basin of Namibia.

Key Offshore Wildcat Wells At Risk of Being

Apr 08, 2020 · Illustration; An offshore drilling rig ... Gambia, and Namibia would target a combined 7 billion barrels of oil equivalents (boe). The wells that Rystad Energy has identified as candidates for suspension are at risk because of their commercial viability under the current price levels, shutdowns that affect the supplies of equipment components ...

Namibia | Mb50's "Liquid Mud" Rant

The drilling location is 77 km offshore Namibia in 360 metres of water with an estimated total drilling depth of 3,100 metres true vertical depth subsea (“TVDss”). This is the second well to be drilled in Chariot’s 4 to 5 exploration well programme offshore Namibia.

Chariot Still Evaluating Drilling Failure in Namibia

Sep 26, 2019 · After a disappointing well-drilling venture offshore Namibia in the fourth quarter of 2018, Guernsey-registered hydrocarbons exploration and production company Chariot Oil & Gas has no immediate plans for additional exploration wells in this driest country in Sub-Saharan Africa, but the company says it will support Namibian oil and gas company NAMCOR in marketing some of the

Alarm as exploratory drilling for oil begins in northern ...

Dec 28, 2020 · Recon Africa is drilling into a 9,000-meter-deep sedimentary formation known as the Kavango Basin to establish whether there is oil and gas beneath northern Namibia and Botswana. Graphic courtesy ...

Americas, Africa to dominate high-impact ... - Offshore

Feb 05, 2021 · Americas, Africa to dominate high-impact exploration. These regions continue to be the hotspots for high-impact exploration, with 19 of the top 30 wells – seven in North America, six in South America, and six in Africa, according to Rystad Energy. OSLO, Norway – Drilling of high-impact oil and gas prospects in 2020 suffered due to the ...

Total and Shell expect to spud in offshore Namibia in ...

Aug 12, 2021 · The farmout process is currently underway. The wider context in offshore Namibia exploration is the drilling programme in Namibia’s Orange Basin to be undertaken by the oil majors, Total (Venus-1) and Shell (PEL0039). Both wells are

Offshore Support | GAC Namibia

Our fleet of offshore support vessels includes barges between 150 and 280 feet in length used to carry pipe and offshore structures such as jackets and topsides; Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) craft and utility vessels for transporting supplies and

Namibia Sees 11 Billion Barrels In Offshore Oil Reserves ...

Namibia Sees 11 Billion Barrels In Offshore Oil Reserves. An estimated 11 billion barrels in oil reserves have been found off Namibia’s coast, with the first production planned within four years, mines and energy minister Isak Katali announced Wednesday. The

Namibia. Offshore Oil Drilling to Start · Fishing Industry ...

Nov 14, 2019 · Namibia. Offshore Oil Drilling to Start. The shift in focus to marine phosphate mining has taken the heat off exploration companies prospecting for oil and gas offshore of Namibia. One oil major has in the past week made an announcement it will begin drilling late next year. While the marine phosphate mining saga continues to test Namibia’s ...

Africa Energy spuds Cormorant-1 well offshore Namibia ...

Sep 04, 2018 · Africa Energy Corp. (Africa Energy), an oil and gas company with exploration assets offshore Namibia and South Africa, has spudded of the Cormorant-1 well on Petroleum Exploration License 37 (“PEL 37”) offshore the Republic of Namibia. Africa Energy holds a 10% effective interest in PEL 37. “We are excited to be drilling our first oil exploration well, which could be transformational for ...

Namibia: Africa's Next Big Oil Frontier? - Eco (Atlantic ...

Very few have been drilled so far. “Really we’ve only drilled 13 wells in an offshore area that is the size of the North Sea or the Gulf of Mexico,” says Mulunga. “It was – and still is – a hugely untested frontier basin,” says Keyes at Frontier Resources. Exploration interest in Namibia is likely to continue to grow.

Qatar Petroleum enters two offshore exploration blocks in ...

Apr 06, 2021 · This is Qatar Petroleum’s second exploration license in Namibia. In August 2019, Qatar Petroleum entered into agreements for participating in blocks 2913B and 2912 offshore Namibia. The PEL 39 blocks are located offshore Namibia in ultra-deep-water depths of about 2,500 m, covering an area of approximately 12,300 km2.

Offshore | Seadrill Limited (OSE: SDRL – OTCQX: SDRLF)

Seadrill is the world’s most modern offshore deep-water drilling company. Our modern, versatile fleet uses ground-breaking technology and includes tender rigs, jack-up rigs, drill ships and semi-submersible rigs for operations in shallow to ultra-deep-water in harsh and benign environments. We operate in 15 countries across five continents ...

Major Oil Companies Believe Namibia is Africa's Next Oil ...

Dec 12, 2019 · PALM BEACH, Florida, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Namibia may hold as much oil as the pre-salt fields offshore Brazil, which holds 16 billion barrels of

Oil groups eye offshore Namibia | Financial Times

Fellow explorer Chariot was one of the first to secure its licence areas offshore Namibia and holds a significant position of about 16,800km squared within the Luderitz Basin. For the year to ...

Threatening Africa’s Eden – Oil and gas plans loom over ...

Oct 12, 2021 · ReconAfrica’s petroleum drilling plans. The Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (), is a rare place.It is the world’s largest trans-boundary conservation area, extending over 520,000 square km – the size of France and the UK combined – and covering five countries, Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The time is right for Namibian oil exploration

Apr 25, 2019 · Namcor, the state-owned oil and gas explorer, said in 2018 that 48 offshore and onshore prospecting licences have been issued to Namibian and international oil and gas explorers. Eco Atlantic plans to start drilling between the third quarter of this year and the first quarter of 2020.

Phindile Mashau Report Environmental and Social Impact ...

TOTAL EP NAMIBIA B.V. (herein referred to as TOTAL) is undertaking an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) process for the offshore exploration drilling activities in Block 2913B, Namibia. TOTAL conducted a series of pre-application meetings with relevant authorities and subsequently submitted an

Angola gets new offshore drilling rig - FurtherAfrica

Aug 20, 2020 · Angola has acquired another ultra-deepwater drilling rig that is due to come into operation later this August. TOTAL, Angola’s largest oil producer, will activate the second drilling rig to carry out work to develop new oil wells in Block 17, the block with the highest production rate in Angola. This is the MAERSK VOYAGER Rig, from the Maersk ...