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Successful Africa Oil Week Ends with Multiple Licensing, Exploration Announcements

This year’s AOW attracted more than 50 government ministers and officials, and over 1800 delegates

Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) 2022 saw the continent define an assertive new position: that Africa will determine for itself how best to balance sustainability with its own development needs. This year the African Union became an official partner of Africa Oil Week (AOW), helping to make the event a triumph for…

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African Petroleum Producers Organisation (APPO) head supports the Organisation of Oil Producing Countries (OPEC) production cut

The decision by OPEC was made following the 33rd OPEC and non-OPEC ministerial meeting on 5 October

The secretary-general of APPO, the African Petroleum Producers Organisation, has come out in support of the recent decision by OPEC to cut production by around 2%, on the side-lines of Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) in Cape Town. “It is a decision well taken,” said APPO secretary-general Dr Omar Farouk Ibrahim,…

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Major opportunities in African gas, Africa Oil Week hears

Recent natural-gas discoveries leave Africa well positioned to take advantage of the trend towards decarbonisation

As the energy industry decarbonises its operations, natural gas is becoming an ever more important part of the energy mix – opening up a range of opportunities for the African gas industry. “Sometimes, oil is even seen as a by-product of gas,” remarked Luca Vignati, upstream director of global energy…

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‘We will use our oil and gas to uplift our people’ – African energy leaders

This was the message from several delegates to the VIP and Ministerial Symposium of this year’s Africa Oil Week conference running from 3 to 7 October, at the CTICC

While there is consensus on the need for low-carbon energy, the new energy mix must also support Africa’s social development and the upliftment of its people. This was the message from several delegates to the VIP and Ministerial Symposium of this year’s Africa Oil Week conference running from 3 to…

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African Upstream Finance: Africa Oil Week Silver Sponsor Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) shares its expertise ahead of Africa Oil Week 2022 (By William Breeze and Thomas Bethel)

Ahead of Africa Oil Week (AOW) 2022, William Breeze and Thomas Bethel, Herbert Smith Freehills share their thoughts and expertise on African upstream finance

By William Breeze and Thomas Bethel, Herbert Smith Freehills (https://bit.ly/3SGS7yg)  At first glance, one would expect African upstream finance to be in healthy shape: the oil price is high by historic standards; gas is an essential transitional fuel; domestic demand for hydrocarbons continues to grow; government support for upstream development continues; and returns in…

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Exploration and Development of Natural Hydrogen in the Inner Basin of the Congolese Basin

Africa Oil Week Gold Sponsor SNPC shares its expertise ahead of AOW 2022

Ahead of Africa Oil Week (AOW) 2022 (www.Africa-OilWeek.com), gold sponsor SNPC shares their thoughts on exploration and development of natural hydrogen in the Congo Project Assessment of the CO2 sequestration potential in the Congolese coastal basin Context of the Project: Fight against greenhouse gases from the production of hydrocarbons/ promotion…

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Hawilti to Moderate Highly-Anticipated Prospects Forum at Africa Oil Week (AOW) 2022

This year’s Prospects Forum will showcase a wide range of attractive farm-in and exploration opportunities in established and frontier markets

Amidst a recent surge of exploratory drilling in Africa, Africa Oil Week (https://Africa-OilWeek.com) is organizing once again a Prospects Forum to offer a platform that will showcase some of the most attractive farm-in and exploration opportunities on the continent. The Prospects Forum will be moderated and animated by African investment…

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Africa Oil Week and Green Energy Africa Summit Draws Top United States (U.S) Officials

The U.S. delegation’s participation in these prominent events will be a chance for the United States to meaningfully engage with its African partners

Senior officials from the United States Departments of Energy and State will be heading to South Africa to attend Africa Oil Week (https://Africa-OilWeek.com) and its sister event the Green Energy Africa Summit, taking place here from 3-7 October and 4-5 October 2022, respectively. The U.S. delegation’s participation in these prominent…