Tag: Africa Oil Week
During the Uganda press briefing at Africa Oil Week in Cape Town, Uganda’s Minister for Energy and Minerals, Irene Muloni addressed questions around Lake Charles and Tullow Oil, among others. She spoke to CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters.
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo spoke about the challenges African oil and gas economies are faced with at the Africa Oil Week in Cape Town. He also told CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters about opportunities for economic development on the continent.
At the Africa Oil Week underway in Cape Town this week, Senegal announced a new oil and gas licensing round. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke to Senegal’s Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Mouhamadou Makhtar Cisse for more.
Somalia announced at Africa Oil Week that the country is open for business and that it will launch its first oil and gas licensing round in late December. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke to Somalia’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Abdirashid Mohamed Ahmed.
At the Africa Oil Week held in Cape Town this week, CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters caught up with Steven Winberg, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, United States of America and Francis R. Fannon, Assistant Secretary for Energy Resources, US Department of State, to discuss the US interest in Africa’s energy market.
Here are some highlights of the National Roadshows and Bidding Rounds happening this year at Africa Oil Week.
Ministers from Africa’s largest oil and gas producers will gather in Cape Town to lay out the continent’s future energy roadmap
In the wake of Total’s first significant deep-water oil find in South Africa earlier this year, and the recent purchase of offshore exploration blocks by Shell, politicians are preparing for further oil and gas investment, which could be instrumental in improving the country’s shaky economic outlook.