Africa Oil & Power Conference
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As South Africa reopens, Africa Oil & Power welcomes Investors to Africa’s Energy Event in 2021

As the continent sets its sights on a post-COVID-19 recovery, AOP 2021 will unite industry leaders and stakeholders to usher in a new period of growth

Africa Oil & Power (AOP) (www.AfricaOilAndPower.com) will host the fifth edition of its AOP 2021 Conference & Exhibition (October 5-7) (www.AOP2021.com), serving as the continent’s premier energy investment platform; key event partners include the African Energy Chamber, South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, South Africa Oil & Gas…

African Energy Chamber
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Don’t Underestimate the Power of Natural Gas to Transform Africa (By NJ Ayuk)

The continent’s gas industry is on the verge of real transformation, as the African Energy Chamber (AEC) notes in our 2021 Africa Energy Outlook

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) Africa has already made an indelible mark in the oil industry. It is home to four of the world’s top 20 crude oil producers — Nigeria, Angola, Algeria, and Libya — and these same four countries also have some of the…

African Energy Chamber
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African Countries must develop Strategic Fiscal Policies to Survive Oil and Gas Industry Changes on Horizon (By NJ Ayuk)

The African Energy Chamber has said since it was founded that African countries with petroleum reserves must adopt competitive fiscal regimes to promote thriving oil and gas operations

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) The future of the global oil and gas industry has been a subject of great fascination and debate for decades. Since COVID-19 surfaced, there has been even more conjecture on this topic and, in particular, the most likely timing for “peak…

African Energy Chamber
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Oil Industry keeps an eye on Angola with Top 25 Movers and Shakers to Watch list

H.E. João Lourenço, President of the Republic of Angola, made it to the list for the first time after several years of reforming the industry and making it one of the most competitive on the continent

The latest Top 25 Movers & Shakers Watch List released earlier this week by the African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) highlights how important 2021 will be for the Angolan oil & gas industry. Sub-Saharan Africa’s second biggest oil producing nation has been surfing on a wave of ambitious reforms since 2018 which…

African Energy Chamber
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The Libyan Oil Industry’s Story of Recovery - And What it Means for the Rest of Africa (By NJ Ayuk)

When the African Energy Chamber (AEC) started drawing up our 2021 Africa Energy Outlook, which was released on Nov. 10, Libya’s oil industry was still struggling in the face of persistent civil conflict

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) If I called 2020 a terrible year for the oil industry, no one would take exception. Demand collapsed in the spring, during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it has yet to recover fully. Prices then collapsed in April…

African Energy Chamber
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With Afina Unitisation, Ghana Gives Explorer Springfield E&P a Boost and Ensures Production Growth

First oil was achieved from the Sankofa Gye Nyame fields within the OCTP license in 2017 and was followed by first gas in 2018

The recent decision by the Ministry of Energy of Ghana to unitize the Sankofa and Afina fields located within Eni’s Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) Block and Springfield E&P’s West Cape Three Points Block 2 (WCTP2) is a step in the right directon. The decision paves the way not only…

African Energy Chamber
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The African Energy Chamber officially releases its African Energy Outlook 2021

The continent’s production of oil & gas is expected to increase in 2021

African Energy Chamber (https://EnergyChamber.org) issues rallying call to all industry stakeholders to work together on a reform agenda to keep African natural resources competitive and create jobs; short-term outlook for African oil & gas remains marked by Covid-19 and uncertain market conditions expected to result in a $30bn cut in…

African Energy Chamber
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Total’s Second Discovery in South Africa promises Gas-led Recovery for Southern Africa

The discovery further positions Africa as a global and competitive gas frontier that continues to offer very attractive exploration and gas commercialisation opportunities

While anticipated, Total’s second significant gas condensate discovery announced today in South Africa is nonetheless reason to rejoice after a year of deep uncertainty and struggles for the African energy sector. With partners Qatar Petroleum, CNR International and Africa Energy Corp, Total was able to start its multi-well exploration programme…

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Should countries fire sell their oil & gas assets? (Dr. Victoria R. Nalule and Dr. Xiaoyi (Shawn) Mu)

No, energy transition does not mean a total ban on fossil fuels

By Dr. Victoria R. Nalule and Dr. Xiaoyi (Shawn) Mu of the CEPMLP, University of Dundee address the misconceptions surrounding the continued role of fossil fuels in the energy transition era. Does the energy transition imply a total ban on fossil fuels and should countries fire sell their oil &…

African Energy Chamber
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Mozambique can realize full benefits of Natural Gas Production (By Florival Mucave)

Last month, African Energy Chamber CEO and Executive Chairman NJ Ayuk made a case for Mozambique developing its natural gas resources to build its economy

By Florival Mucave, Executive Chairman, Mozambique Oil and Gas Chamber (http://EnergyChamber.org) For far too long, descriptions of Mozambique have contained some variation of the following:  Mozambique one of the poorest Least Developed Countries in the world faces endemic droughts, floods and widespread poverty. But we’re closer than ever now to…