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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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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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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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5TH Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Heads of State Summit Launches Declaration of Malabo

The Declaration outlines the way in which GECF member countries can cooperate to secure a long-term and sustainable energy transition

The Declaration of Malabo was published as the outcome of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) 5th Heads of State Summit on Friday; The declaration was presented by H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, and H.E. Yury Senturyin, Secretary General of the GECF; The Declaration…

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Africa to Double Natural Gas Production by 2040, Global Consumption to Double by 2050

Africa will contribute as much as 9.2% to global natural gas production by 2040

Natural gas growth prospects were outlined during the 2nd Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) International Gas Seminar on Wednesday; Opening addresses were delivered by H.E. Yury Sentyurin, Secretary General of the GECF; H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea; and H.E. María Coloma Edjang…

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Sudd Petroleum Operating Company (SPOC) Prepares to Ramp Up Production in South Sudan’s Block 5A Concession

South Sudan will launch its first ever bidding and licensing round 2020 at South Sudan Oil & Power (SSOP) 2019

South Sudan is preparing to restart production in various oil fields, including Block 5A operated by Sudd Petroleum Operating Company; A new discovery in the Dar Petroleum Operating Company-operated Adar field will drive investment into the country; Juba will host the third edition of South Sudan Oil & Power (SSOP)…

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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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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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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…