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Angola Committed to Meeting Energy Objectives Amid COVID-19

Until 2025, power demand in Angola is expected to grow at a substantial rate, with the overall system load reaching 7,200 MW

Africa Oil & Power (http://www.AfricaOilandPower.com), the African Energy Chamber and the U.S.-Angola Chamber of Commerce united to present, ‘Powering Forward: The Pathway to Grid Stability, Increased Capacity and a Diversified Angolan Economy,” on Thursday; The webinar addressed how Angola can continue to prioritize its development of national transmission and distribution…

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Afrika Umoja and Black Farmers Association of South Africa (BFASA) Collaborate to Help Tackle COVID-19

The partnership will enable BFASA to set up and distribute disinfecting products throughout the country

Afrika Umoja announces a partnership with the Black Farmers Association of South Africa (BFASA); BFASA is an Association that has the best interests of the farming community at its core; The partnership will enable BFASA to set up and distribute disinfecting products throughout the country. Afrika Umoja, an initiative started…

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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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Diversified Energy Mix for A Clean Energy Transition

The African Energy Chamber and Africa Oil & Power hosted a webinar focusing on renewable energy development in the short and long term

COVID-19 has intensified the debate on the global renewable energy transition; the African Energy Chamber and Africa Oil & Power (www.AfricaOilAndPower.com) hosted a webinar focusing on renewable energy development in the short and long term; seventy-two percent of the world’s installed capacity in 2019 originated from renewable resources. The world’s…

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Angola Exploration License Extensions Could Spur Oil Sector Recovery (By Grace Goodrich, Field Editor)

Several International Oil Companies (IOC)s received extensions on existing block licenses in Angola before the COVID-19 crisis

By Grace Goodrich, Field Editor Prior to the onset of COVID-19 and OPEC-led production cuts effective May 1, Angola was set to see a rise in production. In February, the country recorded a production level of 1.39 million barrels per day (bpd), up 15,000 bpd from January. Since the middle…

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Senegal: A West African Leader on the Rise (By Thomas Hedley, Field Editor)

Senegal has demonstrated strong ambition for economic development and rapid progress towards becoming an attractive investment destination

By Thomas Hedley, Field Editor Although they are located 1,800Km from each other, Côte d'Ivoire and Senegal vie for the place of economic leader in West Africa, with a slight advantage for the former which, thanks to its leading economic capital Abidjan, was able to attract many investors, particularly French speaking.…

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Opportunity for Local Content in Angola’s Energy Sector

As Africa’s second largest producer of oil, standing at 1,4 million barrels per day pre-COVID-19, Angola is one of Africa’s key players in the petroleum sector

Africa Oil & Power (www.AfricaOilandPower.com), together with the African Energy Chamber, hosted a public webinar where industry leaders unpacked strategies to set Angola on its 2021 growth trajectory; The webinar was comprised of a brief presentation and 70-minute moderated panel discussion featuring upstream-, downstream- and service-related topics, followed by a…

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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…