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BP confirms ‘world-scale gas resource’ offshore Senegal

Oil major BP has confirmed a ‘world-scale gas resource’ offshore Senegal after drilling the Yakaar-2 appraisal well, using the Valaris DS-12 drillship.

read more... 23/09/2019


BP to develop 15 trillion-cubic-foot West African gas field

BP said on Friday it will move forward with plans to develop the Greater Tortue Ahmeyin gas field located in ultradeep waters shared by Senegal and Mauritania.

read more... 26/12/2018


Vestas secures Senegal debut

Vestas has won an engineering, procurement and construction contract for Lekela's 159MW Taiba N’Diaye wind farm in Senegal, marking the Danish manufacturer's debut deal in the African country.

read more... 03/09/2018


Senegal has awarded two solar projects to ENGIE and Meridiam

Senegal’s Electricity Sector Regulation Commission (CRSE) has chosen ENGIE and investment partner Meridiam as favourite bidders for two solar projects with a total capacity of 60 MW.

read more... 19/04/2018


BP and Kosmos Energy find an important gas reservoir offshore Senegal

BP and its partner Kosmos Energy have recently made an important discovery of a gas reservoir offshore Senegal, during drilling the Yakaar-1 exploration well. Yakaar-1 well is situated in the Cayar Offshore Profond block, approximately 95kms northwest of Dakar.

read more... 10/05/2017