Nine Months After Discovery, Eni Starts Offshore Angolan Oilfield
The Italian oil and gas company used a “fast track” model to get the first production well flowing from the Agogo field.
Total to Gain Blocks, Extend Production Licenses Offshore Angola
Total has agreed to acquire interests in two blocks in the offshore Kwanza Basin from Angola’s state-owned Sonangol and has received an extension on its offshore Block 17 production licenses.
Eni Appraises Angola Discovery, Makes Another Off Vietnam
The Italian operator reported positive appraisal and exploration results from wells drilled some 10,000 km apart.
Eni Tallies Fifth Oil Discovery in Angola Deepwater Exploration Campaign
The Agidigbo find follows the Kalimba, Afoxé, Agogo, and Ndungu discoveries. The five discoveries combined hold an estimated 1.8 billion bbl of light oil in place.
Majors Drive Increase in Global Oil and Gas Discovered Resources
Conventional oil and gas discovered resources in 2019 are on pace to rise 30% from last year and reach their highest level since the beginning of the industry downturn. Here, a recap of the first quarter's 15 biggest oil and gas discoveries, which altogether are propelling the increase.
Eni Starts Up Oil Production From Ochigufu
The startup of the 1300-m water depth field is Eni’s fifth new field since 2014 in its West End development offshore Angola.
Angola: Does Recent Change Mean Economic Development?
Angola’s powerful oil and gas industry has enabled the country’s rapid growth, but an overreliance on those revenues has posed major challenges. Does a recent change of leadership mean a shift in the nation’s economic direction?
Polymer Injection in Deepwater Field Offshore Angola
The polymer-injection project in the Dalia field, one of the main fields of Block 17 in deepwater Angola, represents a world first for both surface and subsurface aspects.
New Organization Finding Ways to Extend the Life of Deepwater Fields
Angola’s Block 17 is nearing the end of one era of development and the beginning of its next.
Angola Ultradeepwater Completion Designs Deliver Prolific Production
This paper discusses the keys to the successful delivery and well productivity of the first seven of 40 planned wells of the BP's PSVM development.
Subsalt Imaging in the Kaombo Development, Angola
Through examples of subsalt fields of the Kaombo project, we show how new techniques have had a positive effect.
An Integrated Noise-Protection Program in Angola
An epidemiological study was developed to take into account specific employee habits while measuring the possible prevalence of hearing problems arising from earlier occupational exposure.
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20 May 2020