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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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In Landmark Year, South Sudan Promotes Energy Investment with Webinar and South Sudan Oil & Power Event

Although the pandemic has delayed these initiatives, South Sudan’s commitment to energy prosperity has not weakened

Amid Covid-19, South Sudan shows the world it is open for business and committed to economic prosperity and inclusive growth; The regional energy value chain will unite next year for South Sudan’s official energy event South Sudan Oil & Power 2021, on June 29-30, in Juba; South Sudan will host…

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Investment in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Infrastructure and Energy is Paramount: Africa Oil & Power 2021 DRC Investment Summit Launches

The DRC has one of Africa’s largest and most diverse endowments of mineral resources and a need to develop infrastructure nationwide

Kinshasa will welcome a broad base of international and African investors to the first ever DRC Energy & Infrastructure Investment Summit, organized by Africa Oil & Power (AOP) (www.AfricaOilAndPower.com), in 2021; the African Energy Chamber is a strategic launch partner and AOP will draw on its network in China, Europe…

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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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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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South Sudan to Complete Juba Power Grid by March 2020

$289 million has been invested in a power plant run by Ezra Power that will provide 100 megawatts when fully completed

The Ministry of Energy and Dams is currently working on the rollout of public/private partnerships to bring power to regional cities after success of Juba grid project; $289 million has been invested in a power plant run by Ezra Power that will provide 100 megawatts when fully completed. The plant…

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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…