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Oil and Gas Operators set to discuss their Near-Term Strategic Outlooks for Africa

To accompany the session, Africa Oil Week has released the latest in a series of complimentary reports produced alongside its long-standing partner, Wood Mackenzie

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic, combined with ambitious emissions targets, are currently forcing oil and gas Operators worldwide to re-evaluate – and in many cases slim down – their portfolios. But what does this mean for Sub-Saharan Africa? This question will be top of the agenda at the…

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West Africa: Experts Set to Discuss Oil and Gas Opportunities in the Region

On October 8th, AOW Virtual will unite key experts from Operators, geos, governments and more to discuss new ventures and opportunities in the region

Home to Africa’s largest and most established oil nation, Nigeria, as well as several emerging producers, West Africa has a long hydrocarbons history. Most recently, projects including Tortue FLNG, Bonga FPSO and Nigeria’s long-awaited petroleum reforms have hit headlines worldwide. All demonstrate that West Africa remains an attractive prospect for…

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Africa’s Energy Transition: Industry Leaders Set to Debate Natural Gas vs Renewable Energy

Senior industry leaders, hand-chosen for the breadth and depth of their expertise on both sides of the argument, will be going head-to-head at AOW Virtual

Is natural gas or renewable energy the better option for navigating Africa through the energy transition? A growing population coupled with economic growth and industrialisation mean energy demand on the continent is forecast to grow rapidly in the coming years. With massive gas projects underway in countries including Egypt and…

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Kosmos Energy, Oando, TGS and more revealed in the first speaker line-up of AOW Virtual – Africa Oil Week’s online conference aimed at reigniting the African upstream

AOW Virtual will take place over two afternoons packed full of strategic outlooks, debates, and a much-anticipated government bidding round

With a series of strategic outlooks, panels and an interactive natural gas vs renewables debate, AOW Virtual’s (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) goal is to reconnect the African upstream following a tumultuous year that has featured unprecedented supply and demand shocks in the sector. Perhaps the most hotly anticipated of the conference, the “Somalia…

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“After the Crash – What’s Next?” Africa Oil Week releases two reports, created in collaboration with Wood Mackenzie

Posing the question “what’s next?”, the reports look at what has changed in the upstream and offer future projections

Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) has launched two complimentary reports, produced in association with Wood Mackenzie. Both assess the impact of the latest supply and demand crisis in oil and gas markets, one with a global (https://bit.ly/30S45Nf) and the other with an African (https://bit.ly/2CnbElK) focus. Posing the question “what’s next?”, the…

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Africa Oil Week’s Online Conference to Host “Somalia Licensing Round: Derisking Above Ground Factors” Session, with Address from Petroleum and Mineral Resources Minister

The 90-minute session will be the first opportunity to hear directly from the Minister

Africa Oil Week (https://www.Africa-OilWeek.com/) is pleased to announce that it will host a “Somalia Licensing Round: Derisking Above Ground Factors” session at its online conference, AOW Virtual. The session will be in partnership with TGS and the Somali Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and will take place this October…

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Africa Oil Week releases “Opportunities for Africa in the Energy Transition” report, with accompanying webinar set to take place this Wednesday

The report “Opportunities for Africa in the Energy Transition”, will be accompanied by a free-to-attend webinar taking place this Wednesday

Africa Oil Week (http://www.Africa-OilWeek.com/) has launched of first in a series of complimentary reports, produced in association with Wood Mackenzie. The report “Opportunities for Africa in the Energy Transition”, will be accompanied by a free-to-attend webinar taking place this Wednesday (29 July, 15:00 GMT+1). Posing the question “What does the…

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CORRECTION: Total builds on Brulpadda success to herald new era for South Africa

The Brulpadda well results will be integrated with the 3D seismic data ahead of the drilling programme in 2020

One of the most important discoveries of the year took place 175km off the southern coast of South Africa where Total has made a gas condensate discovery on the Brulpadda prospects, located on Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin. The exploration well encountered 57 metres of net gas condensate play…

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East Africa continues to develop as important gas hub

Two of the regions brightest projects are located on the south east coast of the continent in Tanzania and Mozambique

East Africa and the Indian Ocean have witnessed substantial discoveries of oil and gas in in the last decade, but the full potential of the region has yet to be realised. At this year’s Africa Oil Week (Africa-OilWeek.com) event there was a big focus on the region and its growing…

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Stability is key for supermajor investment in Africa

In order to tap Africa's immense reserves, commercial terms must be in place to draw those investments

Although it may appear that much of the exploration activity in Africa is driven by smaller independents, the supermajors still have a significant role to play. In recognition of the importance of the market these supermajors were all well represented by senior executives at this year’s Africa Oil Week (Africa-OilWeek.com).…