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EG Petroleum Minister announces withdrawal from Africa Oil Week in Dubai and urges African leaders to work more towards financing oil and gas

Minister Gabriel will engage in an aggressive investment drive over the next six months and will be in Cape Town, Houston, Doha, and other cities to promote investment opportunities in Equatorial Guinea

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons HE Gabriel M. Obiang Lima in a meeting held today in Malabo announced his ministry’s withdrawal of this Year’s edition of Africa Oil Week, due to be held in Dubai. The minister expressed his disappointment, that the organizers of this…

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150,000 Households Newly Connected to Electricity in Benin

About 2,000 km of medium voltage lines and 4,000 km of low voltage lines will be constructed

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved $200 million in International Development Association (IDA)* funding to help Benin improve access to electricity services for households, businesses, and basic public services. The Benin Electricity Access Scale-Up Project will carry out densification and extension works to increase access to grid…

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Africa Energy Week 2021, Taking Place in Cape Town; Will Focus on Investment, Oil and Gas, Renewables and Energy Transition

AEW 2021 will showcase the first-ever African Energy Village, an interactive exhibition and networking event that seeks to unite African energy stakeholders

The African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) is set to host the first-ever African Energy Week (AEW)  in Cape Town on 9th – 12th November 2021; Replacing Africa Oil Week, the four-day interactive conference seeks to unite industry stakeholders, international speakers and movers and shakers from the African oil and gas sector;…

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South Sudan’s former Petroleum Minister urges industry to stick with Cape Town by endorsing African Energy Week

The former minister urged investors and companies to participate in the first edition of the African Energy Week

The Republic of South Sudan’s former Minister of Petroleum, Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth has expressed his disappointment at the decision of London based Hyve group to move Africa Oil Week to Dubai. “I think it will be unacceptable to move the Russian Energy Week from Moscow or ADIPEC from Abu Dhabi…

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Africa Oil Week remains force of good for Africa

The event which will temporarily move to Dubai for 2021 due to COVID-19 restrictions in South Africa will take place on 8-11 November 2021

Hyve Group Plc, organisers of Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) have confirmed that business opportunities and discussions at the 2021 edition will remain focused on driving investment into Africa for its sustainable socio-economic development, as it has done for the past 27 years. The event which will temporarily move to Dubai…

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We need to treat Africa’s oil and gas industry as a brand of leadership

The African Oil Industry is at a cross roads and going into COP26, we need to have an African Agenda on energy transition and energy poverty

Following Africa’s Oil Week announcement of moving their flagship Cape Town event to Dubai, H.E Mahaman Laouan Gaya, Former APPO SG and Former Petroleum Minister of Niger Republic has expressed his dissatisfactory views of the annual industry conference leaving the continent. He criticizes the “humiliating idea” of African Oil Week…

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Africa Local Content Fund to catalyze Research & Development and drive Local Content Initiative – Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) Exc Sec., Wabote

First African Local Content Roundtable held at the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) Towers, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on Wednesday, June 3, 2021

Poised to take full advantage of emerging opportunities in local content administration, key stakeholders and policy leaders in Africa’s Oil and Gas, and other related sectors, met in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, and have unanimously advocated for a new local content strategy for Africa with a focus on adequate regulatory framework,…

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Panafrican Energy Services Wins Gas Lift Engineering and five Wells intervention Services Contracts for Petroci CI-11 Project

The agreement represents a prosperous future for the current evolving oil and gas landscape

Panafrican Energy Services Group today announced it has signed a contract with Petroci CI-11 to provide 5 Wells intervention services in the Block CI-11. Under the contract Panafrican Energy Services Group will maximize the Block CI-11 oil and gas field asset value using gaslift, and carry out work activities starting this month.…

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GE releases position paper on accelerating South Africa’s energy transition with gas power and renewables

According to the whitepaper, affordable, reliable, and sustainable electricity is South Africa’s most urgent need

Whitepaper discusses South Africa’s urgent need for affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy, to spur industrialization while addressing its climate change ambitions; Highlights how flexible gas power will play a critical role in South Africa’s future energy mix; Underscores how gas power complements renewables with a clear path to decarbonization through…

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The Institut Choiseul Reinvents its Choiseul 100 Africa Ranking by Offering Young African Leaders the Opportunity to Apply

The application campaign is open between June 1st and July 7th 2021

From 2021, young leaders from the continent who would like to be part of the Choiseul 100 Africa ranking (to be disclosed in September) and the Choiseul Africa network are invited to apply. The application campaign is open between June 1st and July 7th 2021. The reference ranking of young…