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A look at Angola’s new oil-licensing strategy (2019 – 2025) (By Adriano Rioja Ciprian)

Angola’s oil production has been decreasing since its peak of almost 1.9 million bopd in 2008 to reach 1.478 million bopd last year

By Adriano Rioja Ciprian, Associate Attorney, Centurion Law Group (http://CenturionLG.com) In yet another landmark reform for its hydrocarbons sector, Angola released in February 2019 a new Presidential Decree detailing the country’s oil licensing strategy for the next six years. Published in February 2019, Presidential Decree No. 52/19 is a continuation…

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Centurion Law Group again number one in Equatorial Guinea

Centurion Law Group officially Equatorial Guinea’s leading law firm, according to Chambers Global 2019 rankings

Chambers & Partners has once again ranked Centurion (www.CenturionLG.com) as a Band 1 law firm in Equatorial Guinea. Chambers Global 2019 calls Centurion “a top firm in the market and are very well respected in the oil and gas industry". Chambers further states (https://bit.ly/2SUnSIO) that Centurion is “a dominant firm in…

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Equatorial Guinea moves to support prospective entrepreneurs by cutting bureaucratic obstacles with a One-Stop Shop for business incorporation

The step is a very positive move, and a sign that Equatorial Guinea’s government is listening to international investors’ concerns

Equatorial Guinea’s one-stop shop became a reality this week, allowing investors and corporations alike to set up a business in sub-Saharan Africa’s fourth largest oil producer in only seven days. The step is a very positive move, and a sign that Equatorial Guinea’s government is listening to international investors’ concerns…

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What Angola can learn from Nigeria as it creates remarkable opportunities for marginal oil production

The Nigerian experience with marginal oil field development had measurable success, with 24 licenses awarded to 31 companies, some as sole operators and others as joint-ventures

With production declining and investment scarce, the Angolan leadership has put in place a number of new policies to reboot its oil industry and propel economic development. However, those changes take time and renewed deep-water oil and gas exploration for fresh reserves will take years to yield the desired results…

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Is President João Lourenço’s Team Driving the Angolan Oil Rebound?

The first eleven months of 2018 saw Angola make more money from oil than in any of the previous four years, at the tune of USD$8.7 billion

In December, I was accompanying OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo and Africa Oil and Power CEO, Guillaume Doane on a working visit to Angola. This is an oil market that has been under a lot of scrutiny by many industry players and there is no question that Angola’s oil…

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Centurion Law Group Expands its Team to Support the Growing Flexible Legal Services

The expansion of the Centurion team comes at a strategic time for the pan-African legal conglomerate as it rolls out the first Africa-wide flexible legal services mode, CenturionPlus

The Centurion Law Group (www.CenturionLG.com) today announced the hiring  of Glenda Irvine-Smith  and Unathi Twala as Director of Business Development & International Relations  and Communications Coordinator respectively. These additions to our Johannesburg office is a valued addition to CenturionPlus, Africa’s first flexible legal services model. Glenda Irvine-Smith, with an exceptional…

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Endeavor Management and Pan-African base Centurion Group Enter in Strategic Alliance

Through this Strategic Alliance, Endeavor and Centurion will bring expert advisory services to Governments, National Oil Companies and other African-based Companies to provide project evaluation, operational expertise, technical, commercial, and legal services

Endeavor Management, a Houston based international oil and gas management consulting and business advisory firm, is pleased to announce a Strategic Alliance with Centurion Law Firm (www.Centurionlg.com), a Pan-African legal and business advisory group with offices in several African countries.  Through this Strategic Alliance, Endeavor and Centurion will bring expert…

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Centurion Law Group Acquires IMANI- Lawyers On Demand and launches an Africa-wide Flexible Legal Services Model

Centurion has always differentiated itself by our ability to get the deal done and being pan African and Pro African

Centurion Law Group (Centurion) (www.Centurionlg.com), a pan-African law conglomerate, now offers the cost savings and efficiency of flexible legal services through its acquisition of IMANI-African Lawyers On Demand http://IMANIlod.com/. Through Centurion Plus, a division of Centurion, corporate clients throughout Africa can select from a pool of approximately 190 carefully vetted, on-demand…

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Centurion Law Group and Africa Energy Chamber joins Senegal in ‘Invest in local capacity building’. Senegal tells global oil investors

As Senegal expands its oil and gas exploration and development efforts, putting in place the right regulatory and governance frameworks will ensure the sustainability and social responsibility of its nascent hydrocarbons industry

Senegal is determined to become the new frontrunner of Africa’s local content development. This is the conclusion of a local content forum held in Dakar on Thursday, organized by Les Conférences du Quotidien and hosted by the African Energy Chamber and Centurion. Presided by Prime Minister Mahammed Boun Abdallah Dionne,…

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Big Barrels: The New Narrative on Africa’s Oil & Gas that is Captivating Global Markets

The English version of the book was launched in English in June 2017 at Africa Oil & Power 2017 in Cape Town, and has since become a huge hit in Africa and abroad

A year after its release, the global momentum created by the bestseller on Africa’s oil and gas industry, “Big Barrels: African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity”, has led to its re-launching in French, Spanish and German. “The narrative of the book makes its success,” explains author NJ…