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Six Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Developments to Watch in West Africa

As global investors flock to the MSGBC basin, enriched by recent mega-gas discoveries, the top capital expenditure projects to follow range from works by global energy majors

The theme for this year’s MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power Conference & Exhibition is, ‘The Future of Natural Gas: Growth Using Strategic Investment and Policymaking,’ in response to booming investor interest in recently discovered regional gas mega-reserves. With the energy transition a hot topic off the back of COP 26…

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    • The African Energy Chamber Commends Equatorial Guinea for Expanding Contracts for Block G. Image Source: Trident Energy
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The African Energy Chamber Commends Equatorial Guinea for Expanding Contracts for Block G

The expansion of the production sharing contract for Block G represents a step in the right direction for Equatorial Guinea as the country moves to scale up investment and production

International oil company Trident Energy and its joint venture (JV) partners have announced the extension of the production sharing contract (PSC) for Block G offshore Equatorial Guinea to December 31, 2040. The decision made by the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea to extend the PSC for Block…

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Angolan E&P Set to Drive Africa’s Cumulative Capital Expenditure

Investment in oil and gas projects in Angola will have a significant impact on Africa’s cumulative capital expenditure and exploration and production activities

Greenfield investments in Angola as well as other leading and emerging hydrocarbon producing countries in Africa will help increase cumulative capital expenditure across the continent’s oil and gas sector in 2022 and beyond. According to the African Energy Chamber’s (AEC) Q1 2022 Outlook, The State of African Energy, which takes…

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BirAllah 13 trillion cubic feet (tcf) Reserve Project to Follow bp’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim’s (GTA) in MSGBC Gas Rush (By Elliot Connor)

bp is now discussing monetization for Mauritania’s BirAllah and Senegal’s Yakaar-Terenga reserves as phase 2 of the company’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG project nears its final investment decision

By Elliot Connor, Field Editor for The Republic of the Congo region, Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) Neighboring the 15 trillion cubic feet (tcf) Greater Tortue Ahmeyim’s (GTA) gas reserves, BirAllah’s own 13 tcf in natural gas lies offshore the Mauritania-Senegal border at 2,500 meters deep. Discovered via a trio of wells drilled…

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Namibia Kickstarts Oil Boom with Sizeable 2022 Discoveries

Namibia has emerged as a continental energy hub owing to increased activities in oil and gas exploration as the government seeks to leverage its hydrocarbon reserves to address energy poverty whilst boosting the economy

Namibia’s vast natural resources are estimated at 11 billion barrels of oil and 2.2 trillion cubic feet of natural gas reserves. Representing one of Africa’s final frontiers for oil and gas exploration, Namibia’s rich offshore basins are spurring the appetite of regional and international oil companies (IOC) alike, leading to…

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    • How Nigeria Can Become A Leading Oil and Gas Supplier To The European Market
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How Nigeria Can Become A Leading Oil and Gas Supplier To The European Market

Nigeria has the potential to increase its oil and gas exports to Europe by ramping up production and increasing investment in exploration and infrastructure development

Apart from retaining its position amongst the leading oil and gas producers in Africa in 2022, Nigeria, with over 37 billion barrels of crude oil reserves, has the potential to improve its energy exports to Europe and help address anticipated crude oil and natural gas shortages.  With the European Union…

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AEW 2022 to Host Africa Oil and Gas Just Transition Forum

Taking place in Johannesburg, the forum will unite industry players from across the oil and gas value chain

African Energy Week (AEW) 2022 – taking place in Cape Town on November 18-21, 2022 – is proud to announce the launch of the Africa Oil and Gas Just Transition Forum, a market-driven event focused on downstream, midstream and upstream opportunities across Africa’s oil and gas energy space. Taking place…

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Oil and Gas Exploration is on The Rise In Africa

In its Q1 2022 Outlook, The State of African Energy, the African Energy Chamber investigates Africa’s oil and gas exploration landscape in 2022 and beyond

Increasing exploration activities in 2022 and onwards is a top priority for African hydrocarbon producers as they seek to expand production and establish the continent as an energy hub. According to the African Energy Chamber (AEC) Q1 2022 Outlook, “The State of African Energy,” supply from legacy oil and gas…

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Namibia’s new era of hydrocarbon exploration and production

The African Energy Chamber sat with Ian Cloke, COO Afentra to discuss the enormous potential of what could engineer Namibia’s new era of hydrocarbon exploration and production for the country

As Namibia’s second important discovery in recent weeks, Namibia’s oil and gas industry is set to create an influx of new investment, and local content opportunities for the country. The African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) sat with Ian Cloke, COO Afentra to discuss the enormous potential of what could engineer Namibia’s new era…

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Angola´s Oil and Gas Sector is Ripe for New Investments (By Verner Ayukegba)

Angola continues its aggressive push for new exploration as well as expansion in refining capacity

By Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice-President of the African Energy Chamber Angola is sub-Saharan Africa´s second-largest oil and gas producer with a current production capacity of about 1.1 million barrels of oil per day (bpd) and 17,904.5 million cubic feet of natural gas. The country’s oil and gas sector accounts for…