Gabon: Country’s oil licensing round in limbo

Gabon: Country’s oil licensing round in limbo

Bidders are awaiting clarification on implementation of a new hydrocarbons code. Gabon has postponed the closing date for its current offshore licensing round twice since its launch, as uncertainty surrounds the introduction of a proposed new hydrocarbons code-and the health of the country’s president, who has been recuperating abroad from a stroke. Advertisements

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Gabon: State Oil Company farms into BW Offshore’s Dussafu licence

Gabon: State Oil Company farms into BW Offshore’s Dussafu licence

BW Energy Gabon (‘BWE’), a subsidiary of BW Offshore and the operator of the Dussafu licence, has entered into an agreement with Gabon Oil Company (GOC) for the acquisition of a 10 percent interest in the Dussafu production sharing contract.

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Africa Oil & Gas: CGG’s new survey supports Gabon’s 12th Offshore Licensing Round

Africa Oil & Gas: CGG’s new survey supports Gabon’s 12th Offshore Licensing Round

Building on the success of its 25,000 km2 3D BroadSeis(TM) survey, which led to the recent Boudji-1 and Ivela-1 oil discoveries, CGG is extending its Gabon multi-client data footprint with a 9,800-km long-offset 2D seismic survey in an unexplored deepwater area of the South Basin.

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Africa Oil & Gas: Gabon Oil Workers Threaten 15-Day Strike At Total Facilities

Gabon’s oil workers’ union ONEP plans to start a 15-day strike at the facilities of French oil firm Total on Sunday if its demands for higher pay and other benefits are not met, it said in a letter to Total Gabon.

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