BP to delay Greater Tortue Ahmeyin LNG project by one year

British oil major BP seeks to delay first gas on its operated Greater Tortue Ahmeyin project by one year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Kallanish Energy reports. Liquefied natural gas shipping company Golar LNG said earlier this week it received a force majeure notice from BP under its 20-year lease and operate agreement for the … Read more

Eni Makes Groundbreaking Gas Discovery Onshore Nigeria: Hits 1 Trillion Cubic Feet Milestone

Eni, one of the leading multinational oil and gas companies, has made a groundbreaking gas discovery onshore Nigeria, marking a significant milestone in the country’s energy sector. The discovery, which has been hailed as a major achievement, involves the identification of a massive gas reserve estimated to contain 1 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of natural … Read more

Invictus signs Zimbabwe gas sales pact

      Independent oil and gas company Invictus Energy announced Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Zimbabwe-based manufacturer for 20 years of natural gas, Kallanish Energy learns. The gas will come from the Cabora Bassa project, in the onshore Cabora Bassa Basin in Zimbabwe, a joint venture by Invictus (80% ownership) and … Read more

KBR awarded FEED pact for Nigerian LNG expansion

U.S. engineering company KBR said Wednesday it has been awarded a contract to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) for the expansion of Nigeria LNG, Kallanish Energy reports.

No contract value was revealed.

Under the terms of the contract, KBR and its partners will provide the basic design package and EPC bid for the expansion of Nigeria LNG (NLNG). The project for the construction of Train 7 is currently under consideration by joint venture partners Shell, Nigeria’s NNPC, Total and Eni.

The liquefaction plant at Bonny Island has six processing units with total capacity of 22 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and up to 5 MTPA of natural gas liquids (NGL).

KBR’s contract is another indicator the expansion project should be sanctioned soon, echoing Shell CEO Ben van Beurden’s forecast last week.

“Hopefully, late this year or next year, we will sanction the expansion,” he said on the company’s earnings conference call.

Shell’s oil facility in Nigeria remains closed 🔓

      icegram campaigns=”30234″]Shell said Wednesday it’s working towards safe resumption of operations at a crude oil facility in the Niger Delta, after hundreds of protesters last week invaded the flow station demanding jobs and infrastructure development. A spokesman for Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) told Kallanish Energy a group of individuals … Read more

Nigerian rebels hit Chevron facilities

Nigerian militants have claimed an attack on Chevron-operated oil pipelines — less than two weeks after the government declared a cease-fire, and even as a worker strike further hampered efforts to restore production in the West African country. Rebels known as the Niger Delta Avengers late Wednesday blew up remote pipe systems, which followed an attacked … Read more

Nigerian militants claim new pipeline attack, threaten to sink tankers

The Nigerian militant group calling itself the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) claimed Thursday to have blown up a pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC), the first attack since its proposal for a dialogue with the government, Kallanish Energy learns. “At 4:00am @NDAvengers  blow up NNPC Pipeline in Oruk Anam Local Government Area … Read more


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