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Vol 55 No 7

Published 4th April 2014


Kill the drill

The Norwegian-based company Aker Solutions has decided to stop providing oil services to its drilling rig in disputed waters off Western Sahara after Africa Confidential publicised the case (AC Vol 55 No 6, Testing the offshore limits). The rig is leased via a South Korean company to the United States firm Atwood Oceanics, which has a contract with Kosmos for exploration work in the Cap Boujdour block. Atwood and Kosmos are listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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