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Local content and market-driven policies set to shape energy investments in Senegal as African Energy Chamber concludes working visit in Dakar

The African Energy Chamber’s delegation advocated for local content as a pillar of the industry’s sustainability efforts

As Senegal’s first oil and gas projects are under-development and first production is expected within two years, the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) conducted this week a working visit in Dakar to promote investment into the country and support local content development and capacity building. Led by Executive Chairman NJ Ayuk,…

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As Africa's Biggest Economy Hosts the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit, Here Are Three Sessions to Watch Out for (By Blossom Ozurumba)

The event, which is highly touted to be the official government-endorsed event has been designed to be the rendez-vous for Nigeria and indeed, Africa's oil and gas sector

By Blossom Ozurumba Three years after the Federal Executive Council of Nigeria took the final decision to approve the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS), an African Petroleum Technology and Business Conference, the third edition of the event is set to hold in its capital city, Abuja from 9 - 12…

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Equatorial Guinea agrees on $2M Solidarity Contribution to support China’s Fight Against Coronavirus

According to the latest updates, the coronavirus has killed almost 500 people worldwide, mostly Chinese citizens and infected over 24,000 people

Equatorial Guinea’s Council of Ministers has agreed to support China’s fight against the coronavirus with a $2 million solidarity contribution this week. Chaired by H.E. President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, the Council of Ministers expressed its deepest support and solidarity to the Chinese Government in their fight against the global outbreak.…

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Togo’s Breaking Ground on West Africa’s Largest Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Project Sets it on a Path Towards Energy Transition

The Moyamed Bin Zayed Solar PV Complex is West Africa’s largest ongoing solar PV project

The African Energy Chamber (https://EnergyChamber.org/) addresses its heartfelt congratulations to the Republic of Togo for breaking ground on its 50MW Mohamed Bin Zayed Photovoltaic Solar Power Complex today in Blitta. The project was launched in presence of H.E. Faure E. Gnassingbe, President of the Republic of Togo, and Hussain Al…

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With its Gas Mega Hub, Equatorial Guinea wants to deliver on expectations of Successful African Cross-Border Gas Cooperation

Gas is a key priority for Equatorial Guinea and its neighbors

Equatorial Guinea is positioning itself as a hub for gas in the Gulf of Guinea and hopes to deliver where others have failed: developing the first successful cross-border gas venture on the continent. Gas is a key priority for Equatorial Guinea and its neighbors. While Cameroon brought on stream Africa’s…

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Equatorial Guinea joins support to Saudi Arabia’s readiness to react to Coronavirus’ impact on oil market

Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud, Minister of Energy, expressed confidence over the Chinese authorities’ abilities to contain and eradicate the new coronavirus

Equatorial Guinea fully supports the statement of Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister made on Sunday, declaring that the Kingdom would be ready to react to any potential impact of the Coronavirus on the global oil market. Yesterday, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud, Minister of Energy, expressed confidence over the Chinese authorities’…

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    • Atlantic Methanol Production Company to create a methanol-to-gasoline and derivatives unit to further monetize domestic gas produced in Equatorial Guinea (1)
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Atlantic Methanol Production Company to create a methanol-to-gasoline and derivatives unit to further monetize domestic gas produced in Equatorial Guinea

Atlantic Methanol Production Company (AMPCO) is part of a series of foreign investors planning to increase their investment in Equatorial Guinea this year

The Atlantic Methanol Production Company (AMPCO), which runs one of Africa’s largest methanol plant on Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea, has decided to support the ongoing Year of Investment initiative and invest in the expansion and diversification of the country’s downstream sector. This was discussed during a meeting in Malabo…

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President Putin's reappointment of Africa friendly Alexander Novak as Russia’s energy minister is great news for Oil and Gas market stability

The African Energy Chamber welcomes the reappointment of Minister Novak who has always supported the establishment of new alliances with Africa

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has appointed a new cabinet, keeping key ministers. Amongst those retaining their seats in office is the country’s energy minister Alexander Novak who played an instrumental role in the oil production deal with the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The African Energy Chamber (https://EnergyChamber.org/) welcomes…

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Houston based Marathon Oil Corporation to Step Up Investment in Equatorial Guinea Following Meeting with H.E. President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

Marathon Oil reiterated its commitment to Equatorial Guinea and towards the development of the country’s Gas Mega Hub

Marathon Oil Corp, one of the biggest energy investors in Equatorial Guinea, has committed to increase its investment in the required infrastructure to support the Government’s vision for the Gas Mega Hub and the Year of Investment initiative following a meeting with H.E. President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. In company…

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Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons visits the Waltersmith Modular Refinery

The refinery is on schedule for inauguration in May 2020

The leadership of Waltersmith Petroman carried out a site visit of the Watersmith Modular Refinery being constructed in southeastern Nigeria with H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea as its guest. Developed by Waltersmith Petroman Oil in partnership with the Nigerian Content Development and…