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TotalEnergies Exploration Vice-President to Drive African Upstream Agenda at African Energy Week 2023

Emmanuelle Garinet will promote African oil and gas exploration and production, leading discussions around the role upstream investments play in creating regional energy security

The African Energy Chamber (AEC), the voice of the African energy sector, is proud to announce that Emmanuelle Garinet, Vice President for Exploration Africa at global energy major TotalEnergies, will speak at the African Energy Week (AEW) (https://AECWeek.com/) 2023 conference and exhibition, Africa’s premier energy event, taking place from October…

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    • Africa’s Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Industry is on the Verge of Significant Growth (By NJ Ayuk)
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Africa’s Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Industry is on the Verge of Significant Growth (By NJ Ayuk)

LNG represents a critical pathway to harnessing gas resources, minimizing energy poverty, creating value-added industries, and contributing to Africa’s energy transition

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (https://EnergyChamber.org) The Republic of Congo is entering an exciting new economic era. Last month, in partnership with Italian energy major Eni, the country launched its first LNG project. The USD5 billion project, which will use natural gas from Eni’s Marine XII project…

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    • Congo's Natural Gas and Marginal Fields Thrive: Hydrocarbons Minister Highlights Prospects at African Energy Week (AEW) Paris Forum
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Congo's Natural Gas and Marginal Fields Thrive: Hydrocarbons Minister Highlights Prospects at African Energy Week (AEW) Paris Forum

With African Energy Week 2023 fast approaching, Congo’s Hydrocarbons Minister H.E. Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua provided insight into the various gas and marginal field opportunities on offer in the country

The Invest in African Energy Forum in Paris, organized by the African Energy Chamber in partnership with Rystad Energy and Afreximbank, centered on strengthening Africa-Europe relations while advancing investment in untapped energy opportunities across the continent. During the forum on Thursday, a presentation delivered by the Republic of the Congo’s…

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Congo, Technip Energies Ink Cooperation Agreement During Invest in African Energy Forum in Paris

Congo’s Ministry of Hydrocarbons signed a cooperation agreement with Technip Energies that will see the parties expand cooperation in the fields of offshore, onshore energy developments

Congo’s Ministry of Hydrocarbons signed a cooperation agreement with French energy services provider Technip Energies during the Invest in African Energy Forum in Paris. Signed by Minister H.E. Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua and Technip Energies COO Marco Villa, the deal will see the parties expand cooperation on capacity building in the…

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) Staff Concludes Mission to the Republic of Congo for the Third Review of the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement

High global oil prices helped the country’s current account, but higher refined fuel import costs were subsidized by the government, thus widening the 2022 non-oil fiscal deficit

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Roland Kpodar visited Brazzaville from May 8 to May 19 to hold discussions under the third review of the authorities’ program supported by the IMF Extended Credit Facility (ECF) approved in January, 2022 (see PR 22/11). At the end of the mission,…

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Japan: Emergency Grant Aid for refugees in the Great Lakes region

Japan will provide health, nutrition, water, sanitation, shelter and essential goods through a total USD 2 million Emergency Grant Aid

On May 16, the Government of Japan decided to provide Emergency Grant Aid of USD 2 million as support to refugees in the Great Lakes region. Since around February in 2022, humanitarian situation has deteriorated due to the increase of armed groups’ activities in the eastern provinces of the Democratic…

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    • Rosalie Matondo, Minister of Forest Economy of the Republic of Congo, meets Indigenous and local community women delegates and forum organizers on Day 1 of the forum”
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Indigenous and local community women from Central Africa and the Congo Basin call for direct access to funding to help their efforts to achieve 30x30 goals

Indigenous and local community women leaders from Africa, Asia, and North and South America gather in Brazzaville to strengthen the global solidarity movement for women-led initiatives to protect biodiversity and build climate resilience

More than 200 participants from 20 countries gathered in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo (RoC) last week for the First Forum of Indigenous and Local Community Women in Central Africa and the Congo Basin. The forum was organized by the Network of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities for the Sustainable Management…

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Sub-Saharan Oil Producers are Building Momentum (By NJ Ayuk)

While the whole of Africa deserves to benefit from its oil reserves to a much greater degree, progress is underway

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) Sub-Saharan countries are playing an increasingly prominent role in African oil production this year. OPEC members Nigeria and Angola remain among the continent’s top producers. In fact, they, along with Libya, Algeria, and Egypt, will account for 80% of African oil…

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    • Congo Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project Paves the Way for Energy Security on the Back of Gas
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Congo Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project Paves the Way for Energy Security on the Back of Gas

In a ceremony held in the presence of the President of Congo and Eni's CEO, the Congo LNG project was officially inaugurated, heralding the country's journey towards becoming a thriving natural gas exporter

In a significant development for the energy sector, the President of the Republic of the Congo, H.E. Denis Sassou Nguesso, and Claudio Descalzi, CEO of global energy major Eni, gathered on April 25 to lay the foundation stone for the Congo Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project. This groundbreaking initiative represents…

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H.E. Itoua to Presents Gas, Marginal Field, Exploration Opportunities at Invest in African Energy Paris Forum

At the Invest in African Energy Paris Forum, H.E. Bruno Jean Richard Itoua, Minister of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Congo, will present on opportunities in gas and marginal field exploration

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org), the voice of Africa’s energy sector, is proud to announce that H.E. Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua, Minister of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Congo, will speak at the Invest in African Energy Forum in Paris on the 1st of June. The event aims to facilitate…