African Energy Chamber
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African Energy Chamber encouraged by Kosmos Energy on Recent Appointment of New West Africa Regional Director

African Energy Chamber demands more action from International Oil Companies (IOC's) and Governments on empowering women in Oil and Gas

The African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) is encouraged by Kosmos Energy’s appointment of Senegalese national Khady Dior Ndiaye as Vice President and Regional Director for West Africa. The appointment is a very positive step towards promoting women in leadership positions in the oil sector and recognising the extremely talented energy leaders…

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Source: African Energy Chamber |

H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima kicks off Year of Investment with Several Meetings and Agreements in Abu Dhabi

The delegation of the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (MMH) held several bilateral meetings and discussions with heads of national oil companies

H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, officially kicked off the country’s Year of Investment initiative during the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi. The delegation of the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (MMH) held several bilateral meetings and discussions with heads…

African Energy Chamber
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Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons Signs Several Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) to Boost Oil and Mining Exploration

The licensing round generated interest from 53 companies and resulted in 17 bids

The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea has signed several MoUs with successful bidders of its 2019 Licensing Round, on the sidelines of the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Forum in Abu Dhabi. Under EG-RONDA 2019, the government of Equatorial Guinea offered 27 free blocks for…

Source: South Sudan Ministry of Petroleum |

Announcement of Environmental Audit of Oilfields

The Republic of South Sudan Invites Companies to Bid for a Tender to Conduct a Full Environmental Audit of the Country’s Oilfields

The Government of the Republic of South Sudan has announced a tender for a comprehensive environmental audit of all the country’s producing oilfields. Download Document: http://bit.ly/2Nb5siQ The Petroleum Act of 2012, enacted a year after independence, governs the oil sector in South Sudan. The Act is designed to better manage the…

Source: African Energy Chamber |

Equatorial Guinea to Convert Punta Europa Methanol Plant to Modular Refinery

The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons is dissatisfied by declining gas production and expects new investment to upgrade Punta Europa facilities

A feasibility study is underway on the potential to convert Equatorial Guinea’s methanol plant at Punta Europa; The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons is dissatisfied by declining gas production and expects new investment to upgrade Punta Europa facilities The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (MMH) is ordering the dismantling of…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Equatorial Guinea Expects Major Oil & Gas Investments in 2020

The country estimates $1.2 billion in investments and a contingent forecast of $273 million into its hydrocarbon sector in 2020

The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons has concluded its work program and budget meeting evaluations after technical negotiations with oil and gas companies; The country estimates $1.2 billion in investments and a contingent forecast of $273 million into its hydrocarbon sector in 2020; The country is actively pursuing international investors…

Source: Centurion Law Group |

Equatorial Guinea: Salary difference, The Black Hole in the Pocket of Oil and Gas Companies

Centurion Legal Advisor Pablo Mitogo Akele advises how new companies can avoid mistakes commonly overlooked by oil and gas companies when hiring non-local staff

Recently the Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea announced the winners of the EG RONDA 2019 licenses, many companies unfamiliar with the legal environment of Equatorial Guinea are preparing to enter the market. Centurion (CenturionLG.com) Legal Advisor Pablo Mitogo Akele advises how new companies can avoid mistakes commonly…

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

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
Source: African Energy Chamber |

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…