Oil and gas companies, Tullow Oil and BW Energy which have active operations in Gabon, have said there have been no disruptions to their oil production activities following the August 30 coup which occurred in Gabon, after the military took overpower from Ali Bongo, whose family has been in a “democratic” government for the last four decades.
French oil company Maurel & Prom (M&P) has agreed to acquire Gabon-focused onshore oil upstream and midstream company Assala Energy from private equity fund Carlyle Group for $730m (€671.6m).
Gabon has extended several licences of Africa-focused independent oil and gas firm, Tullow Oil Plc, to the year 2046.
Tullow Oil PLC – oil and gas producer in Ghana, Gabon and Ivory Coast – Gains approval from the Gabon government for the extension of several of its licences in the west African country to 2046
With its economic indicators showing clear signs of recovery, and the current Parti Démocratique Gabonais (PDG) set to retain power after this year’s elections, Gabon’s economic plans are moving ahead at full speed.
Following years of anticipation, Oslo-listed E&P company BW Energy drilled the first of several wells last Monday that will constitute Phase 1 of its Hibiscus/Ruche development at its offshore Dussafu asset in Gabon.