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2011-02-27 22:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Nations Secretary-General praised President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea and his counterpart, Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, for "statesmanship" in their efforts to resolve a long-standing territorial dispute. President Obiang met on February 25 with President Bongo at the United Nations (UN) headquarters at the invitation of the Secretary-General. The UN began mediating the dispute in 2004. The two presidents...

2011-02-17 05:51:00

MADRID, February 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - The Project has a Budget of EUR34.6m. It Includes the Installation of 20 Kilometres of 225 kV Power Lines and the Construction of a 20/20 kV Substation Transformer. - The Company is Rolling out Several Energy Projects in Seven African Countries: Angola, Algeria, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Morocco, Mauritania and Mozambique Isolux Corsan will be widening its footprint on the African continent, where it runs power projects in seven...

2011-02-03 12:02:00

PARIS, February 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Gabon: Entitled Production of 12,051 boepd in 2010 (365 Days) - Nigeria: Entitled Production of 3,570 boepd for 128 Production Days in 2010 Sales for FY 2010 up 80% over 2009 (In EUR m) Q1 2010 Q2 2010 Q3 2010 Q4 2010 2010 2009 Chg. 2008 Chg. 09/08 10/09 Exchange rate 1.383 1.273 1.291 1.358 1.326 1.394 1.471 Oil production...

2011-01-05 13:07:00

PARIS, January 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Update on Production in Nigeria - Update on the Appraisal of the OMOC-North Field in Gabon NIGERIA In Nigeria, operated production levels (oil + condensate) varied between 15,000 boepd and 30,000 boepd (with 20.25% attributable to Maurel & Prom) during the fourth quarter of 2010. This fluctuation was due to technical issues linked to production starting up again after the fields had been shut down for 15 months....

2010-12-09 09:33:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today provided an update on its horizontal development well (ET-7H) in a known separate fault block in the Etame field and on its exploration well (ETOMG-1) on the Omangou prospect, both wells located offshore Gabon. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100316/NY71495LOGO) The Company has laid and connected production, service and gas lift lines between the sub-sea tree and the Company's floating...

2010-12-08 17:36:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today provided an update on its horizontal development well (ET-7H) in a known separate fault block in the Etame field and on its exploration well (ETOMG-1) on the Omangou prospect, both wells located offshore Gabon. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100316/NY71495LOGO ) The Company has laid and connected production, service and gas lift lines between the sub-sea tree and the Company's floating...

2010-11-08 16:05:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported net income attributable to VAALCO of $12.5 million or $0.22 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2010 compared to net income attributable to VAALCO of $4.2 million or $0.07 per diluted share for the comparable period in 2009. Third quarter 2010 revenues were $32.6 million compared to $29.3 million in the third quarter of 2009. Third quarter 2010 results reflect higher oil prices when...

2010-11-04 11:50:00

PARIS, November 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Sales (excluding Nigeria) for the First Nine Months of 2010 up 74% to EUR223.7 Million - Ramping up of Production in Gabon: 14,565 boepd in Entitlements for Q3 2010, With an Average of 11,415 boepd Over the First Nine Months of 2010 - Sales Agreements Finalised in Nigeria; SEPLAT Production for Q3 2010 Will be Taken into Account in Q4 2010: Lifting Scheduled for mid-November Business during the third quarter of 2010...

2010-10-06 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE Amex: HDY) announced today the addition of three key technical and operational staff members: Kenneth A. Nibbelink was named Chief Geologist, Donald E. Rice was appointed Senior Geophysicist, and Dennis Morton has joined the company as Operations Manager, based in Conakry, Republic of Guinea. "As we are beginning to receive data from the ongoing 3D seismic survey of our oil and gas concession in Guinea, there is a...

2010-10-05 15:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced that the Company has successfully drilled and completed the Etame 7H development well (ET-7H) and has moved the contracted rig, the Sapphire Driller, onto location to drill the South Tchibala development well (ETBSM-2H) from the existing Avouma / South Tchibala platform. The ETBSM-2H well was spudded on October 4, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100316/NY71495LOGO ) (Logo:...


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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