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Equatorial Guinea Pushes Growth and Diversification via Year of Energy Initiative, Eyes Tourism and Services Expansion

In April Equatorial Guinea will welcome new oil and gas operators, aims to reach financial close on major gas infrastructure and continues 2019 licensing round

At III Oil & Gas Meeting Day, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons promotes Year of Energy 2019 (www.YearofEnergy2019.com) events, including APPO CAPE VII Congress on April 2-5; Minister emphasizes that Equatorial Guinea aims to diversify its economy into services and tourism, calls for investment and exchange of experience; In April…

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Africa Climate Week Signals Continent’s Huge Investment Opportunity

The event takes place in the shadows of Cyclone Idai, which has hit Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi, affecting more than 2 million people

Africa Climate Week in Accra, Ghana, got firmly underway this morning with the commencement of the high-level segment at the capital’s Convention Center. Speaking at the Opening Ceremony — President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo; Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation; Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng; Mayor…

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South Sudan’s Ministry of Petroleum Encourages Refiners and Traders to Take Part in Upcoming Crude Tenders

The minister also said that South Sudan would sell its crude via a competitive and transparent tender process for spot and term buyers

South Sudan’s Minister of Petroleum Ambassador Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth today announced that the government was inviting more refiners and traders to take part in its upcoming competitive tenders for government-owned crude cargoes. “Due to efforts by the government, under the leadership of H.E President Salva Kiir to increase current production…

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African Development Bank: Professor Anthony Nyong, Director for Climate Change and Green Growth, named among world’s “100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy”

Nyong chosen by London-based peer-to-peer learning platform Apolitical for his impact on influencing climate policy on the continent

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) is pleased to announce  the nomination of Professor Anthony Nyong, Director for Climate Change and Green Growth, as one of the ‘100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy 2019’ by Apolitical, a peer-to-peer learning platform for governments. Nyong, a pioneering and globally recognized climate change…

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QNET offers a platform to ‘Work hard, benefit and bring about change’

Asian direct selling company QNET has hosted an expo of its products and services over the weekend at Mlimani City Mall in Dar es Salaam

Residents showed an amazing mobilization as Thousands attend QNETs (www.QNET.net) 2-days Absolute Living Expo in Dar es Salaam; public benefits from products and business opportunities; QNET Expo caravan sets for Kumasi, Ghana on the 23rd and 24th March. Asian direct selling company QNET has hosted an expo of its products and…

Source: African Energy Chamber |

While leading Oil Industry Working Visit to Nigeria, NJ Ayuk calls for industry collaboration on local content development and improved governance

Nigeria is Africa’s biggest oil producer with a massive investment potential in oil

Centurion CEO and Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org), NJ Ayuk, is leading an industry delegation to Nigeria this week to meet various oil industry players. On landing in Lagos, he called for more industry collaboration on key issues pertaining to Nigeria’s oil & gas industry, including local…

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Qatar's Ambassador to Ethiopia: Abiy Ahmed's Visit to Doha Enhances Stability in the Horn of Africa

HE the Ambassador noted that this is the first visit of the Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed after taking office

HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Hamad bin Mohammed Al Dosari, underlined that the official visit of HE Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali to Doha on Tuesday comes in the framework of promoting and strengthening the bilateral relations and joint…

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South Africa’s Official Energy Event, Africa Oil & Power 2019, Opens Door to Investment Across Oil, Gas and Power Sectors

Africa Oil & Power, Africa’s Energy Conference, is this year designated the official energy event of the South African Department of Energy

AOP 2019, Africa’s Energy Conference, will be held in Cape Town on October 9-11, 2019; In partnership with South Africa’s Department of Energy, Africa Oil & Power 2019 (https://AfricaOilandPower.com) will seize on momentum of country’s historic offshore discovery and independent power producer programs; An election year in South Africa, Nigeria…

Source: Year of Energy |

Equatorial Guinea President, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Secretary General Headline Premier Lineup of Oil & Gas Leaders for African Petroleum Producers Organization’s (APPO) Cape VII 2019 Congress

APPO CAPE VII welcomes participation of 50+ Africa’s petroleum ministries, national oil companies and private companies as exhibitors and sponsors

H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of Equatorial Guinea, and H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons, will both speak at APPO CAPE VII (www.CAPEVII-Africa.com); Secretary General of APPO H.E. Mahaman Laouan Gaya and H.E. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, will present on…

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Great, South Africa found gas. Now what? (by Zwelakhe Gila)

The Brulpadda well off the shore of Mossel Bay is one of a number of highly anticipated exploration prospects in South Africa

Opinion by Zwelakhe Gila, Head of Commodities, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) Coming at a time when South Africa’s policy makers are struggling to diversify the country’s energy mix, Total Exploration and Production Southern Africa recently announced a major offshore gas discovery. The Brulpadda well off the shore of Mossel Bay…