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TotalEnergies to Strengthen Exploration & Production (E&P) Activities in Congo with $600M Investment

On the back of recent investments, exploration and production updates and strong willingness by the government, the Republic of Congo is taking historic measures to ensure its oil and gas industry drives resource monetization and energy access throughout Africa

Oil and gas supermajor TotalEnergies has announced that it will invest $600 million to strengthen exploration and production activities in the Republic of Congo in 2024. The investment will be used to finance exploration and maintain production in the country’s deep offshore Moho Nord field, which accounts for approximately half…

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Republic of Congo to Launch National Gas Company, Targets Local Gas Demand

Congolese Hydrocarbons Minister Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua shared plans to establish a national gas company by Q3 2024 at the Invest in African Energy forum, organized by Energy Capital & Power

Minister of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Congo (ROC) Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua shed light on the country’s oil and gas development plans on Wednesday, as the Invest in African Energy forum in Paris came to a close. The Minister confirmed that the government is prioritizing the formation of a gas…

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The African Union – Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) Facilitates Joint Efforts to Protect Transboundary Marine Ecosystems in Congo Basin

Due to the need to implement the African Blue Economy Strategy (ABES) and the Policy Framework and Reform Strategy for Fisheries and Aquaculture (PFRS), AU-IBAR has taken note of the tremendous opportunities and threats that African aquatic ecosystems face

Together with the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), AU-IBAR has been holding a workshop on transboundary marine ecosystem management from May 14th - 6th, 2024, in Kinshasa, DRC. The conservation of aquatic biodiversity and the environment in the Congo Basin are the primary…

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Invest in African Energy (IAE) 2024: Republic of Congo’s Marine XII Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project Targets 3 Million Tons Per Annum (MTPA) by 2025

The Invest in African Energy forum is organized by Energy Capital & Power and unites African energy projects and stakeholders with global investors

The Republic of Congo aims to produce three million tons per annum of LNG from the inaugural Marine XII development by 2025. Developed by Italy’s Eni, the project delivered its first LNG cargo this year and has laid the foundation for new investments in Congolese gas. Speaking during the second…

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    • Invest in African Energy (IAE) 2024 Kicks Off in Paris, African Producers Move Toward Just Energy Transition
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Invest in African Energy (IAE) 2024 Kicks Off in Paris, African Producers Move Toward Just Energy Transition

The second annual Invest in African Energy forum – organized by Energy Capital & Power - opened in Paris on Tuesday, with OPEC and African petroleum ministers calling for accelerated energy sector investment, in collaboration with international partners

The second annual Invest in African Energy (IAE) forum opened in Paris on Tuesday, with OPEC and petroleum ministers from the Republic of Congo and Gabon adopting a unified stance on a just energy transition. Africa is at a critical nexus in its energy development, as the continent seeks to…

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Pan-African Legal Group CLG Opens Office in Congo’s Oil & Gas City Pointe Noire

CLG’s expansion across Africa aligns with the firm’s mission to support oil and gas transactions in the continent

Pan-African legal and business advisory group CLG – formerly Centurion Law Group (https://CLGGlobal.com/) - has opened an office in the Republic of Congo, further solidifying the firm’s commitment to serving clients across the African continent. The new office will be located in the country’s oil and gas city Pointe Noire,…

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Africa Road Builders: two African heads of state receive 2024 Babacar Ndiaye Prize

The “Africa Road Builders” prize was created in honour of Babacar Ndiaye, who was President of the African Development Bank Group from 1985 to 1995

The “Africa Road Builders” Selection Committee met in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates on 18 April 2024 where it awarded the Babacar Ndiaye Prize 2024 to the Presidents of Equatorial Guinea and of the Republic of Congo, Téodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and Denis Sassou-Nguesso. They follow in the footsteps…

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Trident Energy’s Republic of Congo Oil Field Acquisition Lauded as Significant Step Forward

The African Energy Chamber applauds Trident Energy’s recent agreements with Chevron and TotalEnergies, which are poised to mark a significant advancement for the Republic of Congo in the development of its oil resources

Oil and gas company Trident Energy has secured agreements with multinational energy companies Chevron and TotalEnergies to obtain stakes in the Republic of Congo’s oil fields. The deal with Chevron involves acquiring Chevron Overseas (Congo), granting Trident access to key oil fields including a 31.5% non-operated working interest in the…

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Congolese refugee turns plastic waste into a profitable business

Raphael Basemi’s recycling business is providing jobs for other refugees and the host community and helping preserve the environment in Kenya’s Kakuma camp

Raphael Basemi has come a long way since arriving in Kenya’s Kakuma camp in 2009 with just a bag of clothes and his education certificates. The Congolese refugee now runs the largest community-led recycling enterprise in the camp, providing hundreds of jobs for other refugees and local community members. "When…

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    • Société Nationale des Pétroles du Congo (SNPC) Joins Invest in African Energy (IAE) 2024 as Diamond Sponsor, as Republic of Congo (ROC) Leads Pioneering Gas Initiatives
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Société Nationale des Pétroles du Congo (SNPC) Joins Invest in African Energy (IAE) 2024 as Diamond Sponsor, as Republic of Congo (ROC) Leads Pioneering Gas Initiatives

The national oil company will showcase the Republic of Congo’s investment and partnership opportunities as a Diamond Sponsor of the upcoming forum

Société Nationale des Pétroles du Congo (SNPC) – the national oil company (NOC) of the Republic of Congo (ROC) – has joined Invest in African Energy (IAE) 2024 forum as a Diamond Sponsor, affirming its commitment to catalyzing Africa’s energy growth and accelerating private participation within the sector.  SNPC has…