Africa Oil & Power Conference
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Angola set to attract even more foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2020

Angola Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition returns to Talatona June 16-17, 2020

Africa Oil & Power supports Angola with year-long FDI campaign in 2020 to promote capital inflow into bankable projects; Angola Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition (AngolaOilAndGas2020.com) returns to Talatona June 16-17, 2020; “Angola: African Investment Capital 2020” will capitalize further on the critical reforms passed by Angola President H.E. President João…

Source: African Energy Chamber |

Market access and cooperation will unlock opportunities in Africa’s energy sector

Last week, the African Energy Chamber (AEC) launched its first annual African Energy Outlook for 2020

Africa’s energy sector is a catalyst for growth and development across the continent. Industry and investors need to stay abreast of the high-speed advances in the energy landscape. Last week, the African Energy Chamber (AEC) (EnergyChamber.org) launched its first annual African Energy Outlook for 2020. The report, compiled to provide key…

African Energy Chamber
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African Energy Chamber calls for better fiscal terms and incentives to encourage exploration

In 2020, hundreds of blocks and acreages will be up for grab across Africa, from Senegal to Nigeria to Somalia

In its latest African Energy Outlook 2020, the African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) calls for sustained fiscal reforms to attract capital and technology into exploration in the continent. In 2020, hundreds of blocks and acreages will be up for grab across Africa, from Senegal to Nigeria to Somalia. Competition will be…

Centurion Law Group
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Zion Adeoye on the importance of the legal profession to African economic development

Zion holds an Bachelor of Legislative Law (LLB) from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and a Bachelor of Law (BL) from the Nigerian Law School

Centurion Law Group’s (https://CenturionLG.com/) Senior Associate Zion Adeoye is an oil and gas specialist who has focused his career on energy law and finance. He is the Country Relations Lead for South Sudan at Centurion Law Group. He has been a key legal advisor on over 25 oil and gas…

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Algeria’s Sonelgaz and Equatorial Guinea’s Sonagas sign a Cooperation Agreement in the Gas Sector

Equatorial Guinea is currently developing its Gas Megahub project which aims to make the country a regional hub for gas distribution

The Memorandum of Understanding covers the regulatory framework for the gas sector, the transport and distribution of gas through pipelines, the supply and installation of gas meters and all other areas of the energy sector of mutual interest; the Algerian government is focused on strengthening the role of its gas…

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Equatorial Guinea launches First Ever Corporate Social Responsibility Book

The book was distributed during the 2nd Gas Exporting Countries Forum International Gas Seminar

The publication highlights key achievements in corporate social responsibility projects within Equatorial Guinea’s oil and gas sector; notable projects include the Bioko Island Malaria Elimination Project, Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program and former Program for Education Development of Equatorial Guinea; the book was distributed during the 2nd Gas Exporting Countries Forum…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
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Equatorial Guinea Announces Winners of EG Ronda 2019 Bidding Round

The announcement took place during the Gas Exporting Countries Forum 5th Heads of State Summit currently being held in Malabo (November 26-29)

The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons announced the winners of Equatorial Guinea’s oil, gas and mining concessions on Tuesday; Block E G-27 was awarded to Lukoil and GEPetrol and Block EG-09 was awarded to Noble Energy and Gepetrol; The announcement took place during the Gas Exporting Countries Forum 5th Heads…

Source: Africa Oil Week |

CORRECTION: Total builds on Brulpadda success to herald new era for South Africa

The Brulpadda well results will be integrated with the 3D seismic data ahead of the drilling programme in 2020

One of the most important discoveries of the year took place 175km off the southern coast of South Africa where Total has made a gas condensate discovery on the Brulpadda prospects, located on Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin. The exploration well encountered 57 metres of net gas condensate play…

Source: U.S. Embassy - Cairo |

U.S. commits $430 Million in Insurance to Natural Gas Project in Egypt

Insurance will support infrastructure that advances energy security

Adam Boehler, Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), announced a commitment to provide $430 million in insurance to advance energy security in Egypt by rehabilitating a natural gas pipeline and transporting natural gas from fields offshore in Israel. The announcement was made at the Investment…

African Energy Chamber
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Making Our Own Luck: What Africa’s Future Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Producers Can Learn from Qatar in the Era of Billions At Play (By NJ Ayuk)

Qatar learned that it possessed truly huge reserves of natural gas in 1971, when Royal Dutch/Shell discovered the North Dome structure, also known as the North field

By NJ Ayuk As I got into the process of writing my recent book Billions At Play, The future of African Energy and doing deal, the story of Qatar intrigued me. Its success is contagious and African LNG producers can learn from this country. Qatar learned that it possessed truly…