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Algeria’s Sonelgaz and Equatorial Guinea’s Sonagas sign a Cooperation Agreement in the Gas Sector

Equatorial Guinea is currently developing its Gas Megahub project which aims to make the country a regional hub for gas distribution

The Memorandum of Understanding covers the regulatory framework for the gas sector, the transport and distribution of gas through pipelines, the supply and installation of gas meters and all other areas of the energy sector of mutual interest; the Algerian government is focused on strengthening the role of its gas…

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Senegal launches First Ever Senegal Oil & Power Conference & Exhibition

The Senegalese government has officially named Africa Oil & Power as the official organizer of this event

Oil and gas hotspot in Africa will host a flagship conference in Dakar, May 27-28 2020; the Senegalese government has officially named Africa Oil & Power (AfricaOilAndPower.com) as the official organizer of this event; the conference & exhibition will gather top officials and leading executives from the energy industry to…

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PetroSA: Owning Foreign Oil Assets Key to South Africa Energy Security

French major Total’s Brulpadda discovery has a big role to play in balancing the country’s energy model and consumption

During a national oil companies panel discussion on the final day of the Africa Oil & Power conference an exhibition, Nhlanhla Gumede, Chairman of PetroSA outlined the realities in the country’s energy sector. In particular, he highlighted that South Africa is an oil consuming country and would remain as such,…

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Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) to be Concluded Wednesday: South Africa Energy Minister

Long awaited Integrated Resource Plan to provide roadmap for South Africa energy investment

Delivering a keynote address at the Africa Oil & Power (https://AfricaOilandPower.com/) event in Cape Town today, South Africa’s Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe announced that the country’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) would be concluded within days. “By Wednesday, I am very hopeful that the IRP would be…

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Time to Make Energy Work for Africa (By Prince Arthur Eze)

It is past time that Africa’s natural resources benefited Africans

By Prince Arthur Eze It is long past time that we made energy work for Africa. It is past time that Africa’s natural resources benefited Africans; that every African had access to electricity; and that the wealth created by oil and gas would lead to the sustainable development of African…

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South Africa Energy Minister, State Companies to Lead National Energy Investment Drive at Africa Oil & Power

Africa Oil & Power (AOP) 2019 will create opportunities for investment and encourage intra-Africa cooperation across the oil, gas and power sectors

In a dedicated power program, AOP (https://AfricaOilandPower.com) 2019 puts spotlight on South Africa, focusing on the Kwa-Zulu Natal and the Northern Cape provinces, examining petroleum exploration, gas infrastructure and IPPs; Hon. Gwede Mantashe, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy of South Africa and Deputy Minister Hon. Bavelile Hlongwa will join…

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Progress At Last For Kingdom Of Eswatini’s Energy Mix Dream (By Koketso Lediga, Managing Director & Lead Consultant, Infra-Afrika Advisory, Sandton)

The request for qualification comes delayed given that Eswatini has publicized its intent to have a 46MW solar PV power plant online since 2017

By: Koketso Lediga, Managing Director & Lead Consultant, Infra-Afrika Advisory, Sandton After a long wait, the Kingdom of Eswatini issued a request for the qualification and development of a 40MW solar PV plant to be developed via the First Tranche Procurement Programme and a 40MW biomass-to-energy plant to be developed…

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Lesotho Seeks to Export Power, Renewables to Drive Development

Lesotho’s Minister of Energy and Meteorology will present Lesotho’s energy investment opportunities at Africa Oil & Power 2019 on October 9-11 in Cape Town

Lesotho’s Minister of Energy and Meteorology will present Lesotho’s energy investment opportunities at Africa Oil & Power 2019 on October 9-11 in Cape Town ;Wind and hydro projects will provide basis for power sector expansion; Ministry also calls for investment in transmission and Southern Africa collaboration: Lesotho Electricity Company and…

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Senegal’s Ambitious Gas-to-Power Agenda

Senegal aims to obtain sufficient energy sources while reaching a triple objective that includes providing reliable electricity for its citizens

Africa is leading the liquefied natural gas (LNG) global race as it will receive one-third of total global greenfield investments for LNG projects in 2019, around $103 billion. Senegal is leading the way with its giant Grand Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) gas field, which will have economic and social benefits in…