African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Germany to Ramp Up Investment in African Energy

An exclusive webinar explored the market dynamics set to shape post-COVID-19 German-African business relations

“Germany-Africa Economic Relations: Making Deals Post COVID-19” highlighted opportunities for German businesses in Africa’s power production, clean energy, and digitalization and technology sectors; An opening keynote was given by H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea; Panelists included Ibrahima Mané, Director…

Source: Africa Oil Week |

Africa Oil Week’s Online Conference to Host “Somalia Licensing Round: Derisking Above Ground Factors” Session, with Address from Petroleum and Mineral Resources Minister

The 90-minute session will be the first opportunity to hear directly from the Minister

Africa Oil Week ( is pleased to announce that it will host a “Somalia Licensing Round: Derisking Above Ground Factors” session at its online conference, AOW Virtual. The session will be in partnership with TGS and the Somali Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and will take place this October…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Equatorial Guinea hold discussions with African Energy Chamber and updates on energy developments during Covid-19

The Chamber sought to understand the state of the hydrocarbon sector in the country and was briefed by the Minister and the Director on immediate and near-term plans by the Ministry

Last week, the African Energy Chamber ( held a bilateral discussion with the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, led by H.E Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, alongside the Director of Hydrocarbons, Robustiano Eyegue Ndong and NJ Ayuk, the Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber. The Chamber sought…

Source: South African Government |

Coronavirus - South Africa: Parliament calls for capacitating of mine workers amidst Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

The committee expressed its concern about the job losses in the mining sector as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

The Select Committee on Land Reform, Environment, Mineral Resources and Energy was briefed by the Mine Health and Safety Council on the implementation of COVID-19-related safety regulations at mines, and on the Department of Mineral Resources' response to non-compliance by mines. The committee expressed its concern about the job losses…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Gabon’s New Government is Best Placed to Support Energy Industry Recovery

Gabon has always set the tone in Africa when it comes to sustainability and inclusive growth

The new Gabonese government announced last week by President Ali Bongo Ondimba demonstrates Gabon’s intention to work on a post-Covid19 recovery based on sustainability, transparency and a sound and stable business environment. The African Energy Chamber salutes the nomination of Gabon’s first women Prime Minister, H.E. Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda.…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Trident Energy continues to bet on Pre-Salt Layer with Brazil Acquisition

The company has acquired the Pampo & Enchova clusters from state-run Petrobras

Trident Energy, the independent company operating the Ceiba and Okume fields in Equatorial Guinea since 2017, has just made its official entry into Brazil’s offshore. The company has acquired the Pampo & Enchova clusters from state-run Petrobras, which include ten concessions producing over 22,000 bopd from the PPM-I, PCE-1, P-8…

Source: Huawei Enterprise |

Cloud, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and 5G are already reshaping the Oil and Gas Industry — Huawei drives the intelligent transformation of the sector

Undoubtedly, the oil and gas industry has entered an extremely difficult period and is witnessing changes, the likes of which have not been seen for over a century

Today, the Huawei Oil & Gas Virtual Summit 2020 ( — exploring 'Data to Barrel' — was successfully hosted online. The summit gathered together global customers, industry partners, and thought leaders — including representatives from the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Schlumberger SIS, and the former Chief Information Officer…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

Investment in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Infrastructure and Energy is Paramount: Africa Oil & Power 2021 DRC Investment Summit Launches

The DRC has one of Africa’s largest and most diverse endowments of mineral resources and a need to develop infrastructure nationwide

Kinshasa will welcome a broad base of international and African investors to the first ever DRC Energy & Infrastructure Investment Summit, organized by Africa Oil & Power (AOP) (, in 2021; the African Energy Chamber is a strategic launch partner and AOP will draw on its network in China, Europe…

Source: The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition, South Africa |

Coronavirus: South Africa and Zambia to strengthen Trade Relations

The theme for this year’s meeting is Developing Afrocentric solutions and forging partnership in response to COVID-19

The Deputy Minister of the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic), Ms Nomalungelo Gina will address a virtual Trade and Investment seminar with Zambia. The two day-session will take place tomorrow,  9 July 2020 to Friday, 10 July 2020 from 09:00 The theme for this year’s meeting is…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

Angola Committed to Meeting Energy Objectives Amid COVID-19

Until 2025, power demand in Angola is expected to grow at a substantial rate, with the overall system load reaching 7,200 MW

Africa Oil & Power (, the African Energy Chamber and the U.S.-Angola Chamber of Commerce united to present, ‘Powering Forward: The Pathway to Grid Stability, Increased Capacity and a Diversified Angolan Economy,” on Thursday; The webinar addressed how Angola can continue to prioritize its development of national transmission and distribution…