The EI library in London is temporarily closed (re-opening on 1st June at the earliest), as a precautionary measure in light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation. The Knowledge Service will still be answering email queries via email@example.com, and is available for live chats on this page during working hours (09:15-17:00 GMT). Our e-library is always open for members here: https://knowledge.energyinst.org/services/elibrary, for full-text access to over 200 e-books and millions of articles. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Equatorial Guinea gives pipeline green light
Equatorial Guinea’s Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons has approved a 70 km pipeline that will link the Alen Unit, operated by Noble Energy, and the petrochemical complex of Punta Europa within the framework of Equatorial Guinea’s gas monetisation project.
The $90–100mn contract has been awarded to Italian contractor Saipem. The pipeline will have a capacity of 950mn cf/d, with first gas expected to be delivered during 1Q2021.
In other news, Kosmos Energy (40%), Trident Energy (40%) and GEPetrol (20%) have made an oil discovery offshore Equatorial Guinea. The S-5 well was drilled at a total depth of 4,400 metres in the Santonian reservoir, in the offshore Rio Muni Basin.