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Cape Town to Host African Energy Week From 18th – 21st of October 2022

Africa’s premier energy event returns to Cape Town for a week of networking, deal making, and industry-advancing dialogue

Cape Town, South Africa has once again been selected as the host of the highly anticipated African Energy Week (AEW), taking place on the 18th – 21st of October 2022 in Cape Town, South Africa. AEW 2022 will once again bring Africa’s energy leaders and global stakeholders together for a…

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Turning Africa’s Oil Production Decline Around

Kola Karim, Shoreline Energy CEO and African Energy Chamber Advisory Board Member provides insight into how Africa’s producing nations can revitalize production

Despite being blessed with abundant oil and gas resources, Africa’s production has been on the decline, representing a challenge for the continent as moves to initiate a COVID-19 economic recovery and address energy poverty. With exploration restricted due to reduced capital for fossil fuel projects and the transition away from…

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We Need to Talk About Africa’s Energy Crisis: Why is Production Waning? Its Exploration, stupid

With the cost of oil having reached close to $88 a barrel, producing markets such as Nigeria, Libya and Angola should be capitalizing on prices. Yet, production in Africa continues to significantly underperform

The final frontier for oil and gas exploration, a range of untapped resources awaiting exploitation, and opportunities across the entire energy value chain all represent key components of Africa’s hydrocarbon market. For years, resource rich nations have been capitalizing on their resources, driving exploration and production alongside global players. Now,…

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Marking the End of An Era: OPEC Secretary General Barkindo Served with Distinction (By NJ Ayuk)

Barkindo, throughout his tenure with OPEC, has fought the good fight, finished his race, and kept the faith

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) Many will agree OPEC Secretary General H.E. Mohammed Barkindo walks in the same shoes as late world leaders Kofi Annan, who served as Secretary General of the United Nations, and Dr. Rilwanu Lukman, a former Nigerian Minister and OPEC Secretary General…

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Why We Need African Energy Banks. Now (By NJ Ayuk)

The majority of those making these demands are based in industrialized nations that were built on fossil fuels

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) For more than a year, the African Energy Chamber has been pushing back against steadily building pressure to halt new foreign investments in Africa’s oil and gas industry. To prevent catastrophic climate change, environmental organizations, financial organizations, and governments across Europe…

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    • The European Union’s Landmark Proposal to Label Natural Gas as ‘Green’ Energy is Good for Africa and our Energy Industry
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The European Union’s Landmark Proposal to Label Natural Gas as ‘Green’ Energy is Good for Africa and our Energy Industry

The point that natural gas serves as a transitional energy source is one that has been promoted by African nations for a long time

Africa’s call for a just and inclusive energy transition has been answered through the European Union’s landmark proposal to label natural gas as a ‘green’ energy source. Historically, Africa has always fought for sustainable development because we know, first-hand, the ravaging effects that even minute changes in climate can have…

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    • Shipping and Logistics Represent Valuable Opportunities for African Companies, Entrepreneurs in the Energy Sector in 2022 (By NJ Ayuk)
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Shipping and Logistics Represent Valuable Opportunities for African Companies, Entrepreneurs in the Energy Sector in 2022 (By NJ Ayuk)

Shipping and logistics operators serve as crucial links in the oil and gas supply chain, in that they are responsible for moving goods, parts, equipment, and workers

By NJ Ayuk, Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) Like many other national oil companies (NOCs) in Africa, Ghana National Petroleum Corp. (GNPC) has mostly served as a minority partner in upstream projects. That is, it has represented the Ghanaian government’s interests in contracts with foreign investors and collected a share…

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The African Energy Chamber Proudly Supports the Senegalese Presidential Council’s Historic Dialogue with Civil Society for the Management of Revenues from its Hydrocarbons Sector

The act provides the prohibition of an early transfer of hydrocarbon resources, the creation of a stabilization fund, and the creation of an intergenerational fund

The African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) is proud to acknowledge and support the decisive reforms by the Senegalese Presidential Council on the distribution and supervision of the management of revenues derived from the exploitation of hydrocarbons, marking a significant step towards H.E. President Macky Sall’s desire for oil and gas to…

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Senegalese President Initiates Historic Dialogue with Civil Society and Other Political Actors on the Management of Revenues from the Oil and Gas Industry

Senegal is looking towards learning from the mistakes of other African countries in an attempt to reverse the so-called, resource curse, that plagues many developing nations worldwide

With the utmost ambition and desire for all Senegalese people to benefit and prosper from their country’s natural resources, President Macky Sall demonstrated his determination to implement reforms to fully exploit Senegal’s hydrocarbon potential. The move to propose a framework that will mandate accountability and transparency in the management of…

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Council of Ministers of African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO) on 14 December 2021 in Algiers, People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria

Top on the agenda of the Ministerial discussions was the Future of the Oil and Gas industry in Africa in the light of the Global pursuit of Energy Transition

The Council of Ministers of the African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO) just ended its 41st Ministerial Session with a resolve to continue the exploitation of its Member Countries’ huge oil and gas resources for the economic emancipation of its people while also exploring the use of renewable energies. The Session…