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The Deepest Offshore Development in Africa
February 6, 2013 | Business Week

BP’s work in the Marte Field off the coast of Angola is the deepest offshore development in Africa at a depth of about 2,000 meters.

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Natural Gas Flaring from Space
October 30, 2013 |
We have posted views of Earth from NASA's Suomi satellite that show night illumination and natural gas flaring for oil industry sites in the Bakken Formation, Eagle Ford Shale, Alaska North Slope, United States Gulf, Mexican Gulf, Venezuela Orinoco Field, Brazil offshore basins, North Sea, North Africa onshore, west Africa offshore, and Persian Gulf.

Major Oil and Gas Discovery Offshore Angola
December 5, 2013 | Reuters
Cobalt International Energy reports a discovery off the coast of Angola that could hold 700 million to 1.1 billion barrels of oil equivalent.

Angola Oil and Natural Gas Report
January 7, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
Angola is the second-largest oil producer in Sub-Saharan Africa behind Nigeria, and recent exploration suggests that Angola's reserves may be larger than initially estimated. Crude oil is the primary energy export but about 350 billion cubic feet per year of natural gas is being flared.

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