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Maersk Drilling awarded contract extension to drill world record well in Angola; 2.25-mile water depth

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TotalEnergies E&P Angola has exercised an option for the 7 th -generation drillship Maersk Voyager to drill the ultra-deepwater Ondjaba-1 exploration well in Angola’s Block 48. It is currently operating offshore Angola for TotalEnergies. The Ondjaba-1 well will be drilled at a new world record water depth of 3,628 m (2.25

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Chevron greenlights $5.6B Mafumeira Sul project offshore Angola

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Chevron Corporation’s Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited subsidiary will proceed with the development of the Mafumeira Sul project located offshore Angola. Associated natural gas will be commercialized through the Angola Liquefied Natural Gas (ALNG) plant in Soyo, Angola. Chevron’s subsidiary is the operator and holds a 39.2%

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Total and partners launch $16B ultra-deep Kaombo project offshore Angola

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Total and its joint venture partners have made the final investment decision to develop the ultra-deep offshore Kaombo project in Angola. Associated gas will be exported to the onshore Angola LNG plant. France-based Total has been present in Angola since 1953. Most of this production comes from blocks 17, 0 and 14.

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New Major Oil Discovery in Angola Deep Offshore

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An Eni-led consortium announced a new major oil discovery in Block 15/06 in the deep offshore of Angola. The other partners in the JV are Sonangol Pesquisa e Produção (15%), SSI Fifteen Limited (20%), Total (15%), Falcon Oil Holding Angola SA (5%), Petrobras International Braspetro B.V. (5%)

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Sonangol, Maersk Oil and partners strike oil with their first deepwater pre-salt well offshore Angola

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Sociedade Nacional de Combustíveis de Angola Empresa Pública (Sonangol, E.P.), The result may be a further step towards our goal of building up a significant business in Angola. Maersk Oil entered Angola in June 2005, when it acquired a 50% interest and operatorship of Block 16.

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Pensana plans $125M rare earth separation facility in England

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The Saltend plant would purify rare earth sulfates, which would be imported from the company’s Longonjo mine in Angola. Angola is focused on diversifying its economy away from depending on oil, gas and diamonds, towards tourism, agriculture and value-added resource development. —Ursula von der Leyen EU President, February 2021.

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BP closes out 2013 with deepwater finds in Gulf of Mexico and offshore Angola; new activity offshore Brazil

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Earlier in December, Cobalt International Energy announced a significant discovery at its Lontra well in the pre-salt play offshore Angola, in which BP holds a 30% interest. In mid-December 2013, BP announced its discovery in the Gila prospect, its latest in the Paleogene in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico.

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