Senegal

  • Egypt, Senegal Explore Energy Cooperation 

    Egypt, Senegal Explore Energy Cooperation 

    Sunday, 29th November 2020

    Noha Khidr, Egypt's ambassador to Dakar, met with Sophie Gladima, Senegalese Minister of Mines and Geology, to discuss ways to increase cooperation between the two countries in the fields of energy and petroleum.

  • Woodside Increases Senegalese Presence

    Woodside Increases Senegalese Presence

    Sunday, 6th September 2020

    Woodside Energy B.V. has entered into a binding sale and purchase agreement to acquire Capricorn Senegal Limited’s entire participating interest in the Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Deep Offshore (RSSD) joint venture (JV).

  • Petrosen Increases Sangomar Exploration Area Stake to 18%

    Petrosen Increases Sangomar Exploration Area Stake to 18%

    Sunday, 23rd August 2020

    The Australian oil company FAR's subsidiary company,  FAR Senegal RSSD SA, has announced that Senegalese national oil company, Petrosen, has increased its stake in the Sangomar Exploration Area (SEA) from 10% to 18%.

  • LUKOIL Reaches Agreement with Cairn for Senegalese Assets

    LUKOIL Reaches Agreement with Cairn for Senegalese Assets

    Wednesday, 29th July 2020

    Russian oil and gas company, LUKOIL, has reached an agreement with Cairn Energy PLC to acquire a 40% interest in the RSSD (Rufisque, Sangomar and Sangomar Deep) project for a total of $300 million.

  • Cairn Energy Spuds FAN South-1 Well Offshore Senegal

    Cairn Energy Spuds FAN South-1 Well Offshore Senegal

    Monday, 29th May 2017
    Cairn Energy has started drilling the FAN South-1 exploration well into the South Fan prospect, offshore Senegal.
  • Total Signs Oil, Gas Exploration Deal Offshore Mauritania

    Total Signs Oil, Gas Exploration Deal Offshore Mauritania

    Tuesday, 16th May 2017
    The agreement with Mauritania's state-run oil company SMHPM will allow Total to hold a 90% operating stake in Block C7.
  • BP, Kosmos Discover Gas off Senegal

    BP, Kosmos Discover Gas off Senegal

    Tuesday, 9th May 2017
    BP and the joint venture partner Kosmos Energy announced a major gas discovery off Senegal, Yakaar-1.
  • Total Signs Two Exploration Deals Offshore Senegal

    Total Signs Two Exploration Deals Offshore Senegal

    Wednesday, 3rd May 2017
    The first agreement involves an exploration and production sharing contract for the Rufisque Offshore Profond block. The second one sets that Total will perform studies to assess the exploration potential of Senegal’s ultra-deep offshore.
  • FAR to Drill FAN South-1 Well in Senegal

    FAR to Drill FAN South-1 Well in Senegal

    Tuesday, 2nd May 2017
    FAR Limited has announced that the Senegal joint venture partners will drill the FAN South-1 exploration well, the first pure exploration well to be drilled offshore Senegal since the FAN-1 and SNE-1 discovery wells in 2014.
  • African Petroleum to Farm Out Senegal, Gambia Licences

    African Petroleum to Farm Out Senegal, Gambia Licences

    Wednesday, 19th April 2017
    Under the agreement, the incoming third party will acquire a 70% operating interest in the African Petroleum’s SOSP production sharing contract (PSC) in Senegal and the A1 and A4 licenses in The Gambia.