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Panoro, Perenco Provide Gabonese Projects Update at Invest in African Energy (IAE) 2024

A panel discussion at the Invest in African Energy forum in Paris unpacked Panoro’s recent oil discovery in Gabon and Perenco’s ongoing FLNG development, with speakers underscoring the potential that lies in Gabon’s offshore acreage

Independent E&P company Panoro Energy made a discovery at the DHBSM-2P pilot well on the south extension of the Hibiscus South field in Gabon’s Dussafu Marin Permit. Gross recoverable reserves are shown to be between five and six million barrels of oil and approximately 14 million barrels of oil in…

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Invest in African Energy (IAE) 2024 Kicks Off in Paris, African Producers Move Toward Just Energy Transition

The second annual Invest in African Energy forum – organized by Energy Capital & Power - opened in Paris on Tuesday, with OPEC and African petroleum ministers calling for accelerated energy sector investment, in collaboration with international partners

The second annual Invest in African Energy (IAE) forum opened in Paris on Tuesday, with OPEC and petroleum ministers from the Republic of Congo and Gabon adopting a unified stance on a just energy transition. Africa is at a critical nexus in its energy development, as the continent seeks to…

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Gabon Oil Company to Discuss Investment Opportunities as Platinum Sponsor at Invest in African Energy (IAE) 2024 in Paris

The national oil company will participate as a Platinum Sponsor at Invest in African Energy 2024, as Gabon seeks new investment to redevelop mature assets and maximize production

Gabon Oil Company (GOC) will participate as a Platinum Sponsor at the Invest in African Energy 2024 forum, affirming its commitment to maximizing production and attracting new players to Gabon’s upstream space. As Gabon’s national oil company (NOC), GOC is leading efforts to increase production to 220,00 barrels per day…

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Panoro Energy to Champion Investment in Gabon’s Sector at Invest in African Energy (IAE) 2024

The independent E&P company is leading infrastructure-led exploration, having fast-tracked the DHBSM-1H well at the Hibiscus South field into production just five months after discovery

Panoro Energy Senior Advisor Tim O’Hanlon will engage in an exclusive fireside chat at next month's Invest in African Energy (IAE) 2024 forum, focusing on unlocking opportunities within Gabon’s energy sector. Panoro Energy is leading infrastructure-led exploration and appraisal offshore Gabon, leveraging existing infrastructure to fast-track development of low-cost barrels.…

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The Way of an African Legend: A Tribute to Benoît de la Fouchardière of Perenco (By NJ Ayuk)

As the managing director of Perenco, he has driven the company’s successful expansion into new territory and has kept it on course to become one of the biggest investors and taxpayers in Central Africa

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org). On Feb. 6, 2024, the Anglo-French oil and gas company Perenco announced that it had appointed a new CEO to replace the incumbent Benoît de la Fouchardière, who has served in this capacity for the last eight years. In a press…

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Vaalco Energy to Champion African Production Expansion as Platinum Sponsor at African Energy Week (AEW)

The event will take place November 4-8 in Cape Town under the theme, Energy Growth through an Enabling Environment

Independent energy company Vaalco Energy has joined the African Energy Week (AEW): Invest in African Energy conference as a platinum sponsor, showcasing the company’s vision for driving exploration and production in Africa. With plans to double crude oil production to over 50,000 barrels per day by 2027, Vaalco Energy has…

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Perenco and Gabon Mourns Loss of Workers in Offshore Gabon Fire; African Energy Chamber (AEC) Extends Condolences and Support

The African Energy Chamber extends its deepest sympathies to Perenco and the families and loved ones who lost their lives due a to fire which broke out at the firm’s offshore project in Gabon

Africa-focused independent oil and gas company Perenco has announced the death of five of its workers following fire broking at its Becuna platform in the Simba oil and gas field offshore Gabon. One Perenco worker is still missing and the firm has deployed an emergency team conducting an ongoing search…

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Gabon Petroleum Minister and Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) President to Present Opportunities to Investors at Invest in African Energy (IAE) Forum

Minister of Petroleum Marcel Abéké will lead an “Invest in Gabon” spotlight session at the Invest in African Energy forum in Paris this May, accompanied by a Gabonese delegation

Gabon’s Minister of Petroleum and OPEC 2024 President Marcel Abéké has been confirmed to speak at the Invest in African Energy (IAE) forum (https://apo-opa.co/499lHEp) in Paris this May, accompanied by a Gabonese delegation. A dedicated country spotlight – “Invest in Gabon” – will take place during the forum, outlining key investment opportunities within…

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Gabon: Ambassador meets with Minister of Health

DHAPP has worked closely with the DGSSM on a daily basis for over the past ten years to assist Gabon’s military health initiatives

On Friday, February 22, Ambassador FitzPatrick met with the Minister of Health to discuss the opportunities in the public health sector that the USA is funding and assisting with here in Gabon. Extremely prominent among these efforts has been the donation through the US Department of Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention Program…

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Gabon: International Oil Companies (IOCs) Ramp Up Drilling, Unlocking Future Production

The Invest in African Energy forum in Paris will showcase near-field exploration activities led by Perenco, BW Energy, TotalEnergies and VAALCO Energy, while CNOOC prioritizes Gabon’s deep offshore

Targeting a production upward of 220,000 barrels per day (bpd), Gabon is reinventing its oil and gas industry as operators launch new drilling and appraisal activities, apply the latest enhanced oil recovery techniques and invest in the establishment of a domestic gas network. At Invest in African Energy 2024 in…