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2014-03-10 12:22:36

LUANDA, Angola, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialising in hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation, PetroPlus Overseas has wasted no time in laying the foundations for its future growth. Today it holds many oil and gas rights in Africa, particularly in Gabon where it has two licences, one of which is very promising and will see its initial exploratory drilling in 2014. Four Africa permits in progress Thanks to its excellent knowledge of the field, PetroPlus...

2014-02-27 16:23:16

HOUSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today provided the following update on recent activities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100316/NY71495LOGO) The exploration well in the Dimba prospect, located approximately seven miles northeast of the Etame field offshore Gabon, has been drilled to a total depth of 3,040 meters. Electric log data indicates that the estimated recoverable reserves are uneconomic at this location. The well is...

2014-02-04 08:23:59

HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced that it has executed a loan agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for a $65 million reserve based loan facility secured by the assets of the Company's Gabon subsidiary which owns the Company's interest in the Etame Marin block, offshore Gabon. The loan facility will be used to support the Company's development program in Gabon. (Logo:...

2014-01-27 16:21:22

DUBLIN, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x4268l/a_profile_of_the) has announced the addition of the "A Profile of the African Paint Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x4268l/a_profile_of_the ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The author is pleased to present its updated Profile of the African Paint Industry, which represents...

Study Of African Forest Elephants Helps Research Efforts In US
2014-01-08 06:34:21

University of Missouri Study finds that human occupation of an area may not contribute to population decline of an endangered species Conservation of a protected or endangered species requires frequent monitoring and the dynamic techniques biologists utilize to ensure the survival of threatened animals. Often, scientists study biodiversity at all levels—from genes to entire ecosystems. Currently, researchers at the University of Missouri are employing genotyping to study movement...

2014-01-08 04:20:43

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Welltec Corporation, a Danish based, oil and gas services company, is pleased to announce the award of a direct, two year contract from Shell Gabon for the supply of conveyance, well intervention and clean-out services. "Shell Gabon is focused on realizing incremental production from existing assets in Gabon. The value proposition offered by Welltec's services will enable Shell Gabon to realize their objectives of...

2013-12-03 04:23:01

LIBREVILLE, Gabon, December 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Forum AFRICA [http://www.ny-forum-africa.com ] (NYFA) will again be held in Gabon's capital Libreville in 2014, with the dates announced today as May 23-25. The theme for the Forum - the third to be held in the country - will be the Transformation of a Continent, and it will again be held under the High Patronage of His Excellency President Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of the Gabonese Republic. (Logo:...

2013-11-13 23:21:40

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The West African Oil & Gas Market 2013-2023. London (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Report Details The West African oil & gas market is experiencing a period of strong growth, with significant exploration and production activity taking place in the region's offshore fields. The similarities between the pre-salt reserves in Brazil and West Africa is generating renewed interest in the latter's oil & gas market, while...

2013-11-07 16:26:12

HOUSTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported net income attributable to VAALCO of $2.4 million or $0.04 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2013 compared to net income attributable to VAALCO of $0.1 million or $0.00 per diluted share for the comparable period in 2012. Third quarter 2013 revenues were $37.7 million compared to $37.6 million in the third quarter of 2012. (Logo:...

2013-09-30 08:21:44

HOUSTON, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: HNR) (Harvest or the Company) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, HNR Global Holding B.V. has entered into exclusive negotiations with Vitol S.A. (Vitol), to sell the Company's 66.667 percent interest in the Dussafu Marine Permit PSC, offshore Gabon for $137.0 million in cash. Net proceeds from the sale are estimated to be approximately $123.0 million after deductions for transaction related...


Latest Gabon Reference Libraries

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2007-10-22 16:03:24

The Bioko Allen's Bushbaby (Galago alleni) , also known as Bioko Allen's Galago, or Bioko Allen's Squirrel Galago is a species of primate in the Galagidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

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2007-01-02 11:00:22

The western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) is a subspecies of the western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla). It lives in montane, primary, and secondary forests and lowland swamps. It is found throughout all or parts of Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. Of all gorillas it is the least endangered and is the gorilla usually found in zoos. The western lowland gorilla eats plants and, occasionally, insects....

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2007-01-01 15:46:44

The Grey-cheeked Mangabey (Lophocebus albigena) is an Old World monkey found in the forests of Central Africa. They range from Cameroon down to Gabon and across in western Uganda. The Grey-cheeked Mangabey is a dark monkey. It looks in shape overall like a small, hairy baboon. Its thick brown fur is almost black in its forest home. It has a slightly golden mane around the neck. The sexes are similar, with the males slightly larger than the females. The Grey-cheeked Mangabey lives in a...

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