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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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South Sudan and Egypt sign Landmark Cooperation Agreement at South Sudan Oil & Power 2019

The country will launch its first ever licensing agreement in the first quarter of 2020 regarding 13 blocks onshore open for tender

South Sudan and Egypt sign a Memorandum of Understanding regarding cooperation in the field of downstream oil and gas, during the 2019 South Sudan Oil & Power Conference; the country will launch its first ever licensing agreement in the first quarter of 2020 regarding 13 blocks onshore open for tender;…

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Eskom: South Africa’s Government Must Work with Private Sector – South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) President

Governments need to start understanding that collaboration is critical

Speaking on a panel discussion on financing projects on the African continent, the President of the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI), Mtho Xulu said in order to incentivize banks and financers to start funding small to medium size businesses and/or small to medium size oil and gas…

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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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Somalia Open for Business, says Petroleum Minister: 15 Licenses on Offer

Minister invites investors to enter the country’s exploration and development industry

Rich in hydrocarbons and possessing a favorable geological structure, Somalia holds huge opportunities for investors looking to enter the East African market, said the country’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Hon. Abdirashid Mohamed Ahmed at the Africa Oil & Power conference. “Nowhere is the contribution that the energy industry…

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Empowering Africa to Make Energy Work

Under the second day’s theme of “Energy in Powering Growth”, panel discussions and talk sessions unpacked the challenges and opportunities in Africa’s power sector

Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy of South Africa, Gwede Mantashe, launched the Africa Energy Series: South Africa 2019 report at the Africa Oil & Power (https://AfricaOilandPower.com/) conference; Under the second day’s theme of “Energy in Powering Growth”, panel discussions and talk sessions unpacked the challenges and opportunities in Africa’s…

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Africa Oil & Power: Home of oil and gas licensing rounds

Registration is open for the 2019 Africa Oil & Power conference in October 9 -11

Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and Senegal will continue to showcase their hydrocarbon potential at the 2019 Africa Oil & Power conference and exhibition (www.AOP2019.com); Senegal and South Sudan will launch their next oil and gas licensing round at AOP 2019; Senegalese President, H.E Macky Sall, will be honoured as Africa Oil…

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Equatorial Guinea Petroleum Minister Champions Natural Gas in Africa at Africa Oil & Power 2019

Africa Oil & Power is hosted under the theme #MakeEnergyWork and will take place at the CTICC 1 in Cape Town, South Africa on October 9-11

H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, will deliver a keynote address at the Africa Oil & Power Conference (https://AfricaOilandPower.com) and Exhibition; Having been a champion of gas developments on the African continent, the minister will lead a delegation of African ministers who will…

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Egypt Petroleum Minister to Speak in Juba, Egyptian Oil Industry Poised to Support South Sudan Growth

Together South Sudan and Egypt produce 850,000 barrels of oil production per day – almost 90 percent of the entire production of the Nile Basin region of north-east Africa

Egypt’s Petroleum Minister H.E. Tarek El-Molla will speak at the South Sudan Oil and Power 2019 (SSOP) conference alongside South Sudan Minister of Petroleum Hon. Awow Daniel Chuang; South Sudan’s Ministry of Petroleum calls for oilfield technology companies from Egypt and globally to optimize oilfields, increase production and improve environmental…

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Equatorial Guinea to build West Africa’s first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) storage and regas plant

The project forms part of Equatorial Guinea’s regional LNG2Africa initiative which seeks to drive gas monetization through in-country gas-to-power projects

Located at the Port of Akonikien, the landmark regasification plant will enable the storage, transportation and distribution of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the country’s mainland; 12 bullet tanks will carry 14,000 cubic meters of storage capacity, supported by a truck loading station and 12-kilometers of ten-inch gas and diesel…