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Senegal Gears up to Become a Major Gas Producing Country in MSGBC Region (By Miguel Artacho)

Under the leadership of H.E. President Macky Sall, Senegal has made the development of the energy sector one of the fundamental pillars for the country’s economic emergence by 2035

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor A number of world-class oil and gas discoveries took place in Senegal between 2014 and 2017. Oil and gas reserves worth more than 1 billion barrels of oil and in excess of 40,000 billion cubic feet of gas have been unlocked in Senegal. The country is…

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Global Technology Player Technip Energies Attending African Energy Week to Lead Energy Transition and Gas Monetization Dialogue

A strong delegation from the world-leading engineering and technology company is committed to enhancing the conversation on Africa’s energy transition in Cape Town by sharing technological know-how and promoting natural gas solutions

A strong delegation of company executives from world-leading engineering and technology company, Technip Energies, is coming to African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 in Cape Town to both contribute to and lead the discussion on Africa’s energy transition. As a highly experienced technology player, Technip Energies has placed a strong focus…

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5 African countries still have coal plants planned despite global momentum for ‘No New Coal’

Five African nations are among a minority group of just 21 countries that have more than one new coal power plant at the planning stage

A new analysis (https://bit.ly/2YOzDFM) shows that the global pipeline for new coal power projects is rapidly shrinking as momentum builds for ‘No New Coal’ beyond 2021. Five African nations - Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe - are among a minority group of just 21 countries that have more…

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Guinea-Bissau and Senegal Promote Hydrocarbon Development of the MSGBC Basin (By Miguel Artacho)

The AGC is an entity that reports directly to the Presidents of both countries on all oil and gas industry developments; and also has strong functional linkages with the relevant ministries

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Guinea-Bissau has several offshore areas that hold good prospects for a variety of independent exploration and production (E&P) companies, as well as International Oil Companies (IOCs) that are currently operating in several of the MSGBC Basin countries including Sweden´s Svenska Petroleum, Norway´s PetroNor E&P and Australian-based…

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Five Reasons Why the MSGBC Basin is a Top Investment Destination (By Miguel Artacho)

In recent years all of the MSGBC Basin countries have been climbing up the global rankings due to the continuing improvements in their business climates

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Since large-scale oil and gas discoveries took place in the offshore waters of Senegal and Mauritania between 2014-2017, the entire MSGBC region– comprised of Mauritania, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea Conakry, and Guinea Bissau – has received growing interest from international investors. There are several reasons why…

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H.E. Eric Williams, former Minister of Energy and Energy Industries of Trinidad and Tobago and Member of the Natural Gas and Local Content Advisory Committees of the African Energy Chamber, confirms his attendance at African Energy Week in Cape Town

H.E. Williams has over 38-years of experience in the petroleum and minerals exploration industries

H.E. Eric Williams, former Minister of Energy and Energy Industries of Trinidad and Tobago, has confirmed his participation at Africa's premier energy event, African Energy Week (AEW) 2021, which will take place on the 9-12th of November in Cape Town, South Africa. He has extensive experience in Trinidad and Tobago…

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High-level Norwegian delegation to promote Energy Security and Transition at African Energy Week

As one of the world’s largest energy exporters and a leader in the generation of renewable energy, Norway plays an important role in the global energy sector

The African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) is proud to announce the attendance of a high-level Norwegian delegation at the African Energy Week, taking place from 9 to 12 November 2021 in Cape Town. As one of the world’s largest energy exporters and a leader in the generation of renewable energy, Norway…

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Exploration and Investment Opportunities in Mauritania’s Petroleum Industry (By Matthew Goosen)

The Government of Mauritania is now engaged in the early stages of transforming the port city of Nouadhibou into a hub for the region, with plans to rehabilitate the city’s oil storage capacity of 300,000 tons

By Matthew Goosen, Editor Following the discovery (https://bit.ly/3luKJbk) of a large deposit of natural gas offshore Mauritania in the Tortue natural gas field in 2014 by U.S. deepwater exploration and production company Kosmos Energy, interest in the region’s oil and gas prospects has exploded, placing the Saharan country in the early…

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Senegal Places Local Content at the Center of the Country’s Energy Sector Agenda (By Charné Hundermark)

Recent regulatory frameworks and institutions established by the government not only promote local content, but mandates the participation and capacity building of local oil and gas companies

By Charné Hundermark, Southern and East Africa Editor Over 450 billion cubic feet of natural gas and 1 billion barrels of oil reserves have positioned Senegal as an exceptionally attractive hydrocarbon destination. Recent sizeable discoveries made in 2014-2016 have only furthered the appeal of the country, and with the introduction of…