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U.S. Firms will not be left behind as Energy Investments pick up in Angola’s Oil Sector

Angola, the second-biggest oil producer in Africa after Nigeria, has just released a new oil licensing strategy up to 2025

Angola has emerged as the hub of foreign direct investments within Africa, and the prospects of attracting more FDI this year are bright, particularly in the country’s oil and gas sector. The ambitious reform agenda of President João Laurenço and that of the Minister of Mineral Resources and Petroleum, Dr.…

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Seven Local Startups to Represent Egypt in Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2019

The annual GES conference brings together top entrepreneurs, investors, thought leaders, corporate partners, and policy makers

Seven Egyptian startups have been selected to represent the country in the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in The Hague, Netherlands, June 3-5. While in the Netherlands, representatives of the seven firms will have opportunities to network with over 1,000 other entrepreneurs and over 300 investors from around the world.…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

ECA pledges practical support to Angola’s economic reform

A series of high-level talks with Angolan authorities culminated with discussions at the Presidential palace in which four main areas of cooperation were agreed

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has established three work streams aimed at supporting Angola on its sustainable development trajectory and macroeconomic reform agenda, following the accession to power of President João Lourenço in September 2017. A series of high-level talks with Angolan authorities culminated with discussions at the…

Africa Oil Week
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Ministers from some of Africa’s largest oil and gas producing nations to meet in Cape Town to discuss future of energy industry

The ministers will be using Africa Oil Week Summit as a platform to discuss national strategies, sovereign competitiveness, issue licences and finalise tenders

Seventeen Ministers from Africa’s largest energy producing nations, including countries such as Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea and Tunisia among others, have agreed to meet in Cape Town at Africa Oil Week (AOW) (www.Africa-OilWeek.com), taking place from 4-8 November 2019 to broker new partnerships for their energy sectors. The ministers will be…

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Orange selects ENGIE for the operation and maintenance of one of the largest data centers in West Africa

This next-generation datacenter has a power capacity of 1.3 MW and a design which is oriented towards reliability and energy optimization of data storage

ENGIE (www.Engie-Africa.com) has been selected for the operation and maintenance of the Orange Services Group's data center in Abidjan, for a five-year contract that will start early June 2019. This datacenter of the latest generation, built by the Orange Services Group (GOS), is one of the few data centers in…

Source: Council of the European Union |

EU-Tunisia Association Council, 17/05/2019

The Association Council will review EU-Tunisia bilateral relations

Agenda highlights The Association Council will review EU-Tunisia bilateral relations. It will take stock of the EU-Tunisia privileged partnership and discuss next steps. The Association Council will focus on key themes of the EU-Tunisia partnership, including: support for socio-economic development and trade relations, in particular the importance of the ongoing structural and socio-economic…

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GE’s Total Plant Solutions Help Azito’s Power Plant Boost Efficiency, Output and Reliability in Ivory Coast

The Project Marks GE’s First Digital Solutions Order and First GT13E2 MXL2 Full Modules Configuration Gas Turbine upgrade installation in Sub-Saharan Africa

GE’s (www.GE.com/Power) MXL2 Turbine Upgrade Will Help Increase Power Output by 30 megawatts (MW) at Azito’s plant in the Yopougon district of the Ivory Coast; GE’s Upgrade and Predix Asset Performance Management (APM) Software will Help Improve Plant Competitiveness; The Project Marks GE’s First Digital Solutions Order and First GT13E2…

Source: National Energy Services Reunited Corp |

National Energy Services Reunited Corp. Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Net income for the first quarter of 2019 is $13 million

National Energy Services Reunited Corp. ("NESR" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: NESR) (NASDAQ: NESRW) (www.NESR.com), a national, industry-leading provider of integrated energy services in the Middle East and North Africa ("MENA") and Asia Pacific regions, today reported its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019. Operating and Financial Highlights…

Source: African Energy Chamber |

New Oil Players Embrace President João Lourenço’s Investment Drive with Angola Oil & Gas 2019 Forum in June

The Africa Energy Chamber proudly endorses the Angola Oil & Gas Conference 2019, organized by Africa Oil & Power in Luanda on June 4th to 6th 2019

Under President João Lourenço, the Angolan oil and gas sector has grown from strength to strength and opportunities await for businesses in all sectors who are keen to increase their exports into new markets. The reforms by the government so far will benefit all Angolans and increase the ability of…

GE
Source: GE |

Future of Power Whitepaper takes center stage at Africa Utility Week / PowerGEN 2019 Conference

As the 19th edition of the Africa Utility week and PowerGEN event kicks off, GE unveiled a whitepaper today on Re-imagining the future of power in Sub-Saharan Africa

Whitepaper highlights the future gamechangers in the energy landscape in Sub- Saharan Africa; Discusses the factors contributing to energy transformation and the enabling environment; Outlines the market’s response through region-specific case studies and the path forward. Global and regional energy industry trends are continuously shifting and stakeholders need to stay…