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    • Equatorial Guinea Calls for Balanced, Diversified Energy Matrices at Invest in African Energy 2023
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Equatorial Guinea Calls for Balanced, Diversified Energy Matrices at Invest in African Energy 2023

H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, spoke on the importance of African countries harnessing the full extent of their natural resources, in his new role as rotating president of OPEC and the GECF

Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons, H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, addressed growing climate change concerns and his role in African energy diplomacy at the Invest in African Energy reception in London on January 26, organized by the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org). Under the theme, OPEC, Africa and Equatorial…

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    • Sierra Leone Invites Investors to Engage in Licensing Round at Invest in African Energy Reception
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Sierra Leone Invites Investors to Engage in Licensing Round at Invest in African Energy Reception

The West African nation launched its fifth petroleum licensing round last May, with a view to bringing in new investors to explore and develop its frontier acreage.

Director General of the Petroleum Directorate of Sierra Leone, Foday B. L. Mansaray, implored investors to maximize the country’s upstream potential during the Invest in African Energy reception in London on Thursday, organized by the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org). Having launched its fifth licensing round last May, Sierra Leone (http://bit.ly/3EOMlXh)…

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    • Zaahir Sulliman, Head of Specialized Finance of the MCB
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Mauritius Commercial Bank Limited (MCB) Acts as Mandated Lead Arranger in Apex’s Egyptian Natural Gas Investment

The acquisition is being financed in part through a senior secured borrowing base facility with The Mauritius Commercial Bank Limited (‘MCB’) acting as Mandated Lead Arranger, Modelling Bank and Hedging Bank

Zaahir Sulliman (MCB): “This landmark transaction demonstrates the ability of MCB (www.MCB.mu) to develop and offer adapted solutions through a wide range of products and services to suit the needs of its clients” On 10 January 2023, Apex International Energy (Apex), a privately-held independent oil and gas exploration and production…

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Overview of South Sudan Oil, Gas, and Energy Information (By Rachel Atim Louis)

National oil companies (NOCs) based in Asia are the major foreign oil companies in the oil sector in South Sudan

By Rachel Atim Louis, Associate, Centurion Law Group, South Sudan Office (https://CenturionLG.com) Sector organization In South Sudan, two main entities oversee activities in the petroleum sector. The Ministry of Petroleum and Mining is responsible for managing South Sudan’s petroleum sector.[1] The National Petroleum and Gas Corporation (“NPGC”) is the main policymaking…

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New Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) Milestone Achieved with Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Sail Away: First Gas Now on the Horizon

With the departure of the Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel from China, the MSGBC’s first hydrocarbon production is officially drawing near, opening up new opportunities for broader economic growth

Project partners bp and Technip Energy have announced that the Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel has officially left China, heading towards the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) development on the maritime border of Senegal and Mauritania. The MSGBC region’s first hydrocarbon production is officially in sight, signaling new opportunities…

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MSGBC Basin Seeks Hydrocarbon Industry Expansion

With first oil expected from the Sangomar Field Development this year – and first gas from the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim to follow in 2024 – the MSGBC region is seeking to attract further upstream investments and new players to its fields

MSGBC countries are revamping their respective policy frameworks, forging partnerships with global energy companies, investors and service providers, and maximizing infrastructure rollout across the entire oil and gas value chain. Underpinning this agenda are efforts to achieve universal energy access and enhance energy security, reliability and affordability, while driving GDP…

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    • bp, Project Partner Technip Energies to See Mauritania, Senegal Accomplish First Gas with floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) Sail Away for Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) Site
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bp, Project Partner Technip Energies to See Mauritania, Senegal Accomplish First Gas with floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) Sail Away for Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) Site

The African Energy Chamber congratulates and supports bp, Technip Energies as well as the Senegalese and Mauritanian governments for the milestone reached with the sail away of the FPSO vessel regarding the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim liquefied natural gas project

Global energy major, bp, and project partner Technip Energies have reached a new milestone regarding the development of the highly-anticipated Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) liquefied natural gas (LNG) project located offshore Mauritania and Senegal. This week, the project partners announced that the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit for…

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Five billion people unprotected from trans-fat leading to heart disease

Industrially produced trans fat-is commonly found in packaged foods, baked goods, cooking oils and spreads

Five billion people globally remain unprotected from harmful trans fat, a new status report from World Health Organization (WHO) has found, increasing their risk of heart disease and death. Since WHO first called for the global elimination of industrially produced trans fat in 2018 – with an elimination target set for…

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CORRECTION: Africa Supports Sultan Al Jaber as the Right Leader for United Nations Climate Conference (COP28) in Abu Dhabi (By NJ Ayuk)

The renewable energy company that Al Jaber leads, Masdar, is a model of the important role the petroleum industry can take in moving the world closer to widespread renewable energy usage

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Director, African Energy Chamber (http://www.EnergyChamber.org) The backlash in recent days about the selection of Sultan Al Jaber, chief executive of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), to serve as president of the next United Nations Climate Conference (COP28) has been quite… dramatic. The decision to have him…

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Nigeria's Petroleum Minister Timipre Sylva to Engage investors at Invest in African Energy Reception in London

Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of Nigeria, will be attending the African Energy Chamber-organized Invest in African Energy Reception in London on January 26

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (http://www.EnergyChamber.org) is proud to announce that Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of Nigeria, will lead investment-focused dialogue during the Invest in African Energy Reception set to take place in London on January 26. With the Nigerian energy market on the precipice of another…