African Energy Chamber
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Equatorial Guinea’s local services companies continue to attract best international partnerships

Apex Industries will partner with the Duscaff Organization for the supply of scaffolding products that comply with the best oil and gas industry and global norms

As Equatorial Guinea prepares to host the Oil & Gas Meeting Day in Malabo on October 1st and 2nd, 2019, one of the country’s local services company has signed an international partnership with a $440m services conglomerate. Apex Industries, an indigenous service company providing services in the oil & gas…

African Energy Chamber
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Energy Exec Says New Book Billions at Play, Provides Solutions for African Energy Self-Sufficiency

Natural gas can help Africa bring power to the people. It just has to be harnessed appropriately and not wasted or exported. That is the premise of Chapter 5 of Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy, the new book by leading African energy attorney, NJ Ayuk. And it…

Fenix International
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Fenix International to Launch Off-Grid Solar in Mozambique in partnership with leading operator Vodacom

Launching sales in Mozambique is the latest step in Fenix’s expansion

Fenix International (https://www.FenixIntl.com/), a next-generation energy company and subsidiary of ENGIE (https://www.ENGIE.com), opens its sixth market in Mozambique, where it expects to reach 200,000 households with clean energy and inclusive financial services within 3 years. Launching sales in Mozambique is the latest step in Fenix’s expansion. Headquartered in Kampala, the…

Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

Africa Oil & Power and South Africa Partners Condemn Attacks on Foreign Nationals

As government adopts measures to ensure safety for all, Africa Oil & Power (AOP) calls for violence to come to an end

Africa Oil & Power (AOP) (https://AfricaOilandPower.com/) is outraged by the violent attacks on foreign nationals living in South Africa. As government adopts measures to ensure safety for all, AOP calls for violence to come to an end; As of Monday, the South African Police has made 639 arrests related to…

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G5 Sahel heads of State throw their weight behind African Development Bank initiative Desert to power

Bank commits $20 million towards project preparation for the realization of the project

G5 Sahel heads of state at a Summit on Friday in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, gave strong support to Desert to Power, an Africa Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/) -led initiative. The summit, "Harnessing solar energy for the socio-economic development of the G5 Sahel countries" came on the heels of a high-level technical…

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U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) supports LNG Importation and Distribution in Guinea

The introduction of LNG into the market allows for the use of a more sustainable, reliable, year-round energy source

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) today announced a grant to West Africa LNG Group Guinea SA (WA-LNG) for a feasibility study to assess the economic, financial and technical viability of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal and distribution network near the Port of Kamsar in the Boké…

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Salesian Institute joins Africa Oil & Power 2019 as a new community partner

With its flagship event in Cape Town, Africa Oil & Power is keen to support charities with an impact both locally and across Africa

Africa Oil & Power (https://AfricaOilandPower.com) is pleased to announce the Salesian Institute as its new community partner; The Salesian Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of South Africa’s vulnerable children and youth at risk; With its flagship event in Cape Town, Africa Oil & Power is keen to support…

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In Central Africa, a revolutionary driller is teaching us a lesson about oil (By Mickael Vogel, Director of Strategy, African Energy Chamber)

As drilling activity picked up, production increased, and so did revenues

By Mickael Vogel, Director of Strategy, African Energy Chamber Chad’s rigs count has been surprisingly high for a year now, in a country that produces only about 100,000 bopd. With seven rigs deployed on its territory since September 2018 accoridng to Baker Hughes GE, Chad counts more rigs than most…

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United States Supports New Alexandria University Center of Excellence for Water

The establishment of this new Center is part of the long-standing commitment by the United States to support Egypt’s most important priorities

Today, the Center of Excellence for Water at Alexandria University opened for business, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and in close cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and the American University in Cairo (AUC). The establishment of this new Center is part of…

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USTDA Supports Wind and Battery Storage Project, Opportunities for U.S. Business in Kenya

The study will explore a battery energy storage solution that will enhance the capacity of the power plant and stabilize the intermittency of wind power to the grid

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to Kenya’s Craftskills Energy Limited for a feasibility study to develop a 50-megawatt wind power plant with integrated battery storage capacity in Kenya. U.S. firm Delphos International will execute the study. “This project has both the structure and the smarts…