Africa

Subsea 7 Awarded Two Offshore Pipeline Contracts

Subsea 7 has received contracts for two offshore pipeline projects, BP's Alligin subsea development, located approximately 140 kilometers west of the Shetland Islands, and ExxonMobil's Production Uplift Pipeline, located off the coast of Nigeria.

GIE’s Latest Challenge: World’s Longest Heat-Traced Pipeline

Gulf Interstate Engineering to design world's longest heat-traced pipeline construction project

Shell Nigeria Declares Force Majeure On Nigerian Light Oil Exports

Shell’s Nigerian unit declared a force majeure on Bonny Light crude oil exports effective 12:00 local time on Thursday, just two weeks after it had lifted a previous force majeure on exports of the grade. According to Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd, as quoted by Reuters, the for..

Total Ups its Stake in Uganda’s Oil Development

With the acquisition of 65% of Tullow Oil's oil exploration assets in Uganda, Total increases its stake in an oil pipeline construction project.

Libya To Re-Open Last Major Oil Export Terminal

Libya is about to re-open the last major oil terminal that has been shut due to factions fighting in a move that would allow it to further increase oil exports, potentially putting pressure on oil prices and on fellow OPEC members that have just started cutting output in a bid to stabilize prices an..

Libya’s Rayayina Oil Pipelines Reopened After A Two-Year Closure

The Rayayina Patrols Brigade of the Petroleum Facilities Guard agreed on Wednesday to end a two-year-long blockade of two of Libya’s major oil pipelines, according to the Libya Observer. The Rayayina pipelines carry oil to the Zawia refinery and Mellitah terminals in western Libya from both the Al-..

Horn of Africa Pipelines Garner Foreign Attention

Pipeline construction projects in the Horn of Africa peninsula are receiving interest from foreign investors.

$6 Billion Pipeline To Provide Natural Gas To This Emerging Market

There has been a major deal announced this week in one of the world’s most critical developing natural gas regions: Eastern Africa. That area has been the site of a number of major natural gas discoveries recently, particularly in the offshore of Mozambique — with spots like Kenya and Tanzania also..