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    • H.E. Diamantino Azevedo, Minister of Mineral Resources, Petroleum and Gas, Angola
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Angola Takes Charge of Downstream Developments

An accelerated push by the government to expand the country's downstream sector has led to key projects gaining traction

As the second largest oil producer in sub-Saharan Africa, with production levels most recently estimated at 1.22 million barrels per day (bpd), the Republic of Angola continues to make strides across the upstream segment of its hydrocarbon sector. However, more recently it is the southern African country’s downstream sector that…

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    • Afreximbank, African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO) Launch African Energy Bank in Angola
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Afreximbank, African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO) Launch African Energy Bank in Angola

In response to the coordinated withdrawal of international trade and project financing from Africa’s oil and gas industry, Afreximbank and APPO have signed an agreement for the creation of an African Energy Transition Bank

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO), who have had a long, mutually beneficial relationship, have signed an agreement for the joint establishment of an African Energy Bank (www.EnergyChamber.org) at the 8th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition (CAPE VIII) in Luanda, Angola. All parties involved…

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Qatar: Secretary General of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Receives Copy of Credentials of 4 New Ambassadors

HE Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs wished the new Ambassadors success in performing their duties

HE the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ahmed bin Hassan Al Hammadi received a copy of the credentials HE Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the State of Qatar Faisal Ali Ibrahim, HE Ambassador of the Republic of Angola to the State of Qatar…

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    • The MoU was signed by Mr. Rene Awambeng, Director & Global Head, Client Relations, Afreximbank, and Dr Omar Farouk, Secretary General of APPO, at Cape VIII, Luanda Angola 16 May 2022
    • The MoU was signed by Mr. Rene Awambeng, Director & Global Head, Client Relations, Afreximbank, and Dr Omar Farouk, Secretary General of APPO, at Cape VIII, Luanda Angola 16 May 2022
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Afreximbank, African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO) Sign MoU for the Creation of a Multi-Billion-Dollar Energy Bank

The Memorandum of Understanding will see both entities working together on the creation of a pan-African energy bank

Pan-African multilateral trade finance institution, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO) for the creation of a multi-billion-dollar energy bank. Aimed at scaling up private sector investment in African oil and gas projects, the bank will provide critical…

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At CoM2022, Experts Address Effects of Russia-Ukraine Crisis on Africa

SRO-SA Director, Eunice G. Kamwendo, noted that African countries are most affected by the pandemic and the combined impact of the COVID-19 and the Ukraine crisis are likely to further aggravate liquidity issues constraining recovery

The ECA Sub-Regional Office for Southern (SRO-SA) in collaboration with the Angolan Government and the United Nations Resident Coordinator’s Office in Angola held a side event at the margins of the 54th session of the ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to offer African countries a platform…

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    • Opportunities Created by Angola’s Energy Transition (By Sergio Pugliese)
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Opportunities Created by Angola’s Energy Transition (By Sergio Pugliese)

Angola’s energy transition continues to power the country’s grid and cultivate socioeconomic opportunities

By Sergio Pugliese, President of the African Energy Chamber for Angola Angola’s energy transition continues to power the country’s grid and cultivate socioeconomic opportunities. Angola is among Africa’s top oil producing nations, with oil reserves estimated at 9 billion barrels, gas reserves at 11 trillion cubic feet and production measured…

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Energy Capital & Power (ECP) Targets 5,000+ Delegates for 2022 Event Calendar

Energy Capital & Power is capitalizing on its successful 2021 event calendar by ensuring increased delegate numbers for its 2022 calendar line-up, with a focus on international and regional delegates

Tapping into the ECP global and pan-African network of energy professionals, together with over 100,000 online audience participants, Cape Town-based energy events organizer, Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) continues to connect investors, industry leaders, both public and private sector decision-makers and government across the entire energy value chain. In…

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Angola: Leprosy mirroring the gap between law in books and law in practice

It is very likely that there is considerable underreporting in the country

“I welcome the commitment made by the government of Angola to actively engage with the international human rights system and to eliminate leprosy-related discrimination, but the authorities should double its efforts to achieve this goal”, says the UN expert, at the end of her official visit to Angola, from 28…

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The African Energy Chamber (AEC) Commends Angola for its Upstream Achievements and Continuous Drive for Natural Gas

Through the introduction of licensing rounds, large-scale project takeoffs and industry-focused energy events, Angola is positioning itself as a leading hydrocarbon market in 2022 and beyond

Backed by significant oil and gas resources, market-driven regulation and a drive for an Africa-focused energy transition, Angola continues to make significant progress to improve energy access and security in Africa. Led by the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Petroleum, the national oil company (NOC), Sonangol, and the national regulator,…

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Angolan E&P Set to Drive Africa’s Cumulative Capital Expenditure

Investment in oil and gas projects in Angola will have a significant impact on Africa’s cumulative capital expenditure and exploration and production activities

Greenfield investments in Angola as well as other leading and emerging hydrocarbon producing countries in Africa will help increase cumulative capital expenditure across the continent’s oil and gas sector in 2022 and beyond. According to the African Energy Chamber’s (AEC) Q1 2022 Outlook, The State of African Energy, which takes…