Tag: Oil/Gas discoveries

Africa Oil & Power pledges support to Energy Industry, offers Free Communications Services

AOP (www.AfricaOilAndPower.com) is making its platform available for governments and companies within Africa’s energy sector to submit press releases and articles free of charge; open communication between all organizations involved in African energy helps combat misinformation and promotes safety during the Covid-19 crisis; any new developments regarding AOP events will be reported and updated at www.AfricaOilAndPower.com. Serving as Africa’s premier platform for energy investmen

Equatorial Guinea shortlists companies for Key Energy Projects under its Year of Investment

The Board of Directors of the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (MMH) of Equatorial Guinea has selected and revealed the key companies shortlisted for the execution of its landmark projects under its ongoing Year of Investment. The decision was adopted during a meeting on March 19th, 2020. At Punta Europa, where most of Equatorial Guinea’s gas and energy activities are currently located, the country is building a modular refinery, storage tanks and a methanol-to-derivatives plant. Inte

COVID-19: Why Africa Urgently Needs an Ubuntu Plan (By Dr Victor Oladokun)

Download logoBy Dr Victor Oladokun, outgoing Director of Communication & External Relations at the African Development Bank Group Africa urgently needs a globally coordinated Ubuntu Plan in response to COVID-19, a fiscal stimulus that recognises our shared and connected humanity, as we find ourselves in the midst of an unprecedented crisis. The world's largest cities are eerily silent. One virus has disrupted the whole world in a manner never seen before in history. COVID-19, a term

African Energy Chamber encouraged by Recent Gas Monetization Drive in Côte d’Ivoire

Côte d’Ivoire is establishing a new energy leadership in West Africa following several initiatives taken to monetize natural gas across power generation and public transport. In a region rich in natural gas, such initiatives are driving Côte d’Ivoire’s energy transition and paving the way for more industrialization and jobs creation.

Since January 2020, the country has secured key financing for its major gas-to-power projects, Azito and Atinkou.

São Tomé and Príncipe and Equatorial Guinea lead Energy Cooperation in the Gulf of Guinea

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São Tomé and Príncipe and Equatorial Guinea have agreed on the establishment of a Special Zone for Joint Exploration to explore and develop cross-border oil & gas reserves believed to be in the blocks bordering each country’s maritime zone.

The decision was taken during a meeting this week in Malabo between H

Ecolog International and SMARTLINE Technology signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement to provide the Oil & Gas Industry with an Innovative Solution allowing faster drilling,...

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Agreement underlines Ecolog Group’s (https://Ecolog-International.com/) commitment to driving efficiency and sustainability in the hydrocarbon services through integration of ad

Africa’s life after OPEC+ (By NJ Ayuk)

African Energy Chamber

By NJ Ayuk

Sometimes it is easy to forget how interconnected human lives across the globe have become. Perhaps we no longer talk as much about globalization as we used to in the 1990s because it is no longer an issue to be discussed or protested against, it is simply the reality that surrounds us. And there is no cruder evidence of tha

The U.S. is wronging Nigeria and the Energy Industry with Travel Ban (By NJ Ayuk)

African Energy Chamber

By NJ Ayuk

Including Nigeria in the U.S. travel ban is a political and economical mistake for Trump.

It is difficult to come to terms with the United States’ decision to include Nigeria in the extension he made a few weeks ago to the infamous “Muslim Travel Ban”, which already restricted movements of