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South Sudan: Preserving Economic Progress in the Face of COVID-19

South Sudan, set to capitalize on renewed peace, has pegged 2020 as a year of stability and economic growth, underpinned by the country’s revived oil and gas sector

Amid COVID-19, South Sudan shows the world it is open for business and committed to economic prosperity and inclusive growth; South Sudan hosted a webinar organized by the African Energy Chamber and Africa Oil and Power (http://www.AfricaOilandPower.com) that focused on economic impacts, sanctions and economic/developmental progress; Africa Oil & Power…

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Energy Transition Plays Role in Driving FIDs Across Africa

Natural gas developments are facing fewer delays in FID than oil exploration and production projects

Hosted by Africa Oil & Power (http://www.AfricaOilandPower.com) and the African Energy Chamber, the ‘Closing Deals: Advancing FID During COVID-19’ webinar addressed the prioritization of energy projects in an environment of limited capital investment; Natural gas developments are facing fewer delays in FID than oil exploration and production projects. ‘Closing Deals:…

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Treating Asset Protection as an Investment

Leaders in African energy risk management united in a webinar on Friday under the theme, ‘Navigating Risk: Increasing Threats in the African Energy Market Under COVID-19'

The ‘Navigating Risk: Increasing Threats in the African Energy Market Under COVID-19’ webinar, hosted by Africa Oil & Power (https://www.AfricaOilandPower.com/) and the Africa Energy Chamber, tackled current threats to physical and cyber security of oil and gas assets on Friday; Panelists included Dr. Sara Vakhshouri, Founder & President of SVB…

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Energy Leaders Give Insight on the Future of Kenya's Oil and Gas Transition

Kenya has the most natural resources in East Africa and is the most explored country in the region

African governments are advised to consider the long-term effects of COVID-19 on oil and gas projects. Africa Oil & Power (https://www.AfricaOilandPower.com/) and the Africa Energy Chamber hosted a webinar on Thursday under the theme ‘Moving Kenya Forward: Oil Production and New Exploration Under COVID-19.’; The east African country’s oil and…

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Total Deal Catalyst for Uganda Oil, COVID-19 Should Not Delay Upstream final investment decision (FID) (by Thomas Hedley, Field Editor, Africa Oil & Power)

On 23 April 2020, Total announced it had signed a deal with Tullow Oil to acquire its long-standing stakes in the Uganda Lake Albert project for $575 million

By Thomas Hedley, Field Editor, Africa Oil & Power  Hosted under the theme ‘Taking Advantage of Opportunities in Uganda’s Oil & Gas Sector,’ an Africa Oil & Power (https://www.AfricaOilandPower.com/) webinar yesterday highlighted the domestic and regional opportunities associated with the Uganda Lake Albert project, oil and gas exploration, and associated…

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Investment Report examines Angola Oil and Gas Projects

The available-for-download report provides the status of several investment projects in development in Angola

Africa Oil & Power launched its Africa Energy Series Special Report: Angola 2020 on Thursday; the available-for-download report provides the status of several investment projects in development in Angola, including its 2020 licensing round, construction of gas processing facilities in Soyo, and more; the publication follows the announcement of the new dates…

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G20 backs OPEC+, But Deal in Jeopardy as Mexico Refuses Cuts

Mexico is the lone holdout in a global deal to save the oil and gas industry; US set to see production decline

In an historic effort to power the oil and gas industry out of its worst tailspin in its 100-year history, the United States, Canada and other G20 nations are backing the OPEC+ group of countries in a broad effort to reduce global oil supply and restore stability to the oil…

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Angola Secures Key Energy Endorsements for Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2020

AOG 2020 aims to expand in size, scale and prestige and will enhance Angola's global drive to present opportunities to a targeted audience of relevant investors

The Angola Oil & Gas 2020 Conference and Exhibition has aligned itself with the government's vision to galvanize activity in Angola's oil and gas sector; Sponsors of the country's investment-focused event include Total, Baker Hughes, Equinor and Huawei. The Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) Conference & Exhibition 2020 – organized…

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Invest in Africa: Africa Oil & Power (AOP) Events Drive Cross-Border Energy Trade and Investment

As the expanding natural gas and power sectors drive growth across the continent, Africa Oil & Power presents a series of events that target global and African investors

Africa Oil & Power (https://AfricaOilandPower.com/) is the only event group uniting the entire energy value chain, from oil exploration to renewables and focusing on the African continent; AOP 2020 flagship conference takes place on September 15-17 in Cape Town under the theme #InvestWithoutBoundaries; Key national conferences in 2020, held in…

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Angola set to attract more Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Oil and Gas; Part-Privatization of Sonangol by 2022 a key measure

Initial successes include significant cost reductions at the national oil company (NOC) Sonangol that have led to the government deciding to list up to 30 percent of the company

Government reforms in oil sector including at national oil company SONANGOL already yielding positive results, with 30 percent of the company set to be privatized by 2022; Sector reforms to be backed up by an investment campaign drive by Africa Oil & Power (https://AfricaOilandPower.com/), including the Angola Oil & Gas…