African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

What oil companies need to know to maintain resilient energy assets amidst a global pandemic

Most economic analysts and energy asset operators now agree that 2020 could see negative demand growth for oil globally

In this time of depressed oil Prices and raging scourge of COVID-19, most economic analysts and energy asset operators now agree that 2020 could see negative demand growth for oil globally as industries shut down and countries around the world go on lockdown. Negative economic impacts are also being forecasted…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

Africa Oil & Power pledges support to Energy Industry, offers Free Communications Services

Open communication between all organizations involved in African energy helps combat misinformation and promotes safety during the Covid-19 crisis

AOP (www.AfricaOilAndPower.com) is making its platform available for governments and companies within Africa’s energy sector to submit press releases and articles free of charge; open communication between all organizations involved in African energy helps combat misinformation and promotes safety during the Covid-19 crisis; any new developments regarding AOP events will…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Equatorial Guinea shortlists companies for Key Energy Projects under its Year of Investment

The decision was adopted during a meeting on March 19th, 2020

The Board of Directors of the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (MMH) of Equatorial Guinea has selected and revealed the key companies shortlisted for the execution of its landmark projects under its ongoing Year of Investment. The decision was adopted during a meeting on March 19th, 2020. At Punta Europa,…

Source: Victor Oladokun |

COVID-19: Why Africa Urgently Needs an Ubuntu Plan (By Dr Victor Oladokun)

One virus has disrupted the whole world in a manner never seen before in history

By Dr Victor Oladokun, outgoing Director of Communication & External Relations at the African Development Bank Group Africa urgently needs a globally coordinated Ubuntu Plan in response to COVID-19, a fiscal stimulus that recognises our shared and connected humanity, as we find ourselves in the midst of an unprecedented crisis.…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

African Energy Chamber encouraged by Recent Gas Monetization Drive in Côte d’Ivoire

In a region rich in natural gas, such initiatives are driving Côte d’Ivoire’s energy transition and paving the way for more industrialization and jobs creation

Côte d’Ivoire is establishing a new energy leadership in West Africa following several initiatives taken to monetize natural gas across power generation and public transport. In a region rich in natural gas, such initiatives are driving Côte d’Ivoire’s energy transition and paving the way for more industrialization and jobs creation.…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

São Tomé and Príncipe and Equatorial Guinea lead Energy Cooperation in the Gulf of Guinea

Both ministers discussed plans to expedite joint exploration efforts in the blocks within their maritime zone

São Tomé and Príncipe and Equatorial Guinea have agreed on the establishment of a Special Zone for Joint Exploration to explore and develop cross-border oil & gas reserves believed to be in the blocks bordering each country’s maritime zone. The decision was taken during a meeting this week in Malabo…

Source: Ecolog International |

Ecolog International and SMARTLINE Technology signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement to provide the Oil & Gas Industry with an Innovative Solution allowing faster drilling, lower cost and up to 90% reduction in water consumption

SMARTSITE™ enables operators to drill faster and reduce the water consumption used for drilling by up to 90%

Agreement underlines Ecolog Group’s (https://Ecolog-International.com/) commitment to driving efficiency and sustainability in the hydrocarbon services through integration of advance technologies; Solution, leveraging the patented SMARTSITE™ technology, aimed at enhancing drilling efficiency, optimizing cost, improving environmental footprint and considerably reducing water consumption. Ecolog International, a leading global provider of integrated services,…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Africa’s life after OPEC+ (By NJ Ayuk)

Underneath the panic caused by Coronavirus and the fall out of OPEC+ lies opportunity for African oil producers

By NJ Ayuk Sometimes it is easy to forget how interconnected human lives across the globe have become. Perhaps we no longer talk as much about globalization as we used to in the 1990s because it is no longer an issue to be discussed or protested against, it is simply…

Source: African Energy Chamber |

The U.S. is wronging Nigeria and the Energy Industry with Travel Ban (By NJ Ayuk)

Tanzania and Nigeria, particularly, are named by Washington as having failed to meet U.S. security and information sharing standards

By NJ Ayuk Including Nigeria in the U.S. travel ban is a political and economical mistake for Trump. It is difficult to come to terms with the United States’ decision to include Nigeria in the extension he made a few weeks ago to the infamous “Muslim Travel Ban”, which already…

Source: Centurion Law Group |

Centurion Law Group in Equatorial Guinea to operate under New Local Partnership

Under this new operational model, Manuel, Anselmo and Santiago are becoming full shareholders of Centurion Law Group in Equatorial Guinea, and legal directors of the company

Mr. Cosby Manuel Oliveira Toichoa, Associate; Mr. Anselmo Santiago Eworo Milam, Associate; and Mr. Santiago Olo Lima, Director of Equatorial Guinea, have acquired the operations of the Centurion Law Group (www.CenturionLG.com) in Equatorial Guinea and will be running the practice as a 100% local entity. Under this new operational model,…