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Readout of President Biden’s Meeting with President Macky Sall of Senegal

The two presidents discussed the impact of Putin’s war against Ukraine on food security in Africa

At the G7 Summit, President Biden met with President Macky Sall of Senegal. Senegal is the current chair of the African Union, and the two presidents discussed the impact of Putin’s war against Ukraine on food security in Africa. President Biden discussed the coming G7 announcement on further efforts to support food…

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Operator-Friendly Policies Have Positioned Senegal and Mauritania Natural Gas Industries for Success (By NJ Ayuk)

Senegal and Mauritania are rising fast in the world of natural gas — and this trajectory owes much to their cooperation with each other as well as to the enabling environment they have created for IOCs

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) After Mauritania and Senegal signed the inter-governmental cooperation agreement in 2018 that allowed partners Kosmos Energy, BP, and their partners to proceed with the deepwater Tortue natural field project in the Ahmeyim basin, Kosmos Chairman and CEO Andrew Inglis praised both…

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Lessons Learned from Senegal’s 2020 Licensing Round (By NJ Ayuk)

Beginning in 2014, a series of explorations along the coast revealed an untapped supply of petroleum resources likely vast enough to attract the attention of international energy companies

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) In January 2019, Senegal made reasonable adjustments to its Petroleum Code to reflect the renewed optimism surrounding the country’s oil industry prospects. The previous iteration of the Senegalese Petroleum Code had been in place, untouched, since 1998. But beginning in 2014,…

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Energy Capital & Power (ECP) Events: The Gateway to Doing Business in Africa

In a post-COVID-19 landscape, ECP’s events serve as official gateways to unlocking investment and doing business in Africa

As the leading investment platform for the African energy sector, ECP (EnergyCapitalPower.com) has facilitated numerous deals and partnership agreements among global and African stakeholders through its world-class events. In 2021, ECP was responsible for the first large-scale energy event to take place on the African continent since the onset of…

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Five Key Licensing Rounds Coming Up in the MSGBC Region (By Elllit Connor)

As the MSGBC gas rush gathers steam, five offshore licensing rounds are set to transform the region

By Elllit Connor, Energy Capital & Power's Field Editor for the MSGBC region (https://EnergyCapitalPower.com/) To be featured in a flagship roundtable forum at the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power Conference 2022 (https://bit.ly/3zV8HnJ) this September, every one of the MSGBC Basin’s nations – Mauritania, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, and Guinea-Conakry – have executed…

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MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power’s Women in Energy Session Returns in 2022

The MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power conference and exhibition taking place in Dakar this September will once again host a ‘Women in Energy’ session, facilitated by the industry’s top female executives

Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (https://EnergyCapitalPower.com/) has ensured an integral agenda item for its premier west African event, the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power conference and exhibition (https://bit.ly/3tuOph5), in the form of a ‘Women in Energy’ working lunch session. The return of this session to the 2022 summit’s September itinerary…

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Technip Energies to Cement Senegal Stronghold with COO-Led Delegation at MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022

Technip Energies has confirmed a delegation of unprecedented scale will attend this year’s iteration of MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022

The company, which made $76 million adjusted net profit in Q1, have over 60 years’ experience in the sector spanning 34 countries. They are responsible for recent upgrades to Senegal’s SAR petroleum refinery, increasing the refinery capacity from 1.2 million to 1.5 metric tons per annum, covering 75% of the…

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Senegal Issues XOF 330BN Sukuk

Proceeds from the issuance will be utilized to finance the acquisition of buildings to be used as administrative offices, as well as financing of various other strategic government projects

The Republic of Senegal, through the Société Nationale de Gestion et d’Exploitation du Patrimoine Bâti de l’État (SOGEPA SN)[1], sold XOF 330bn (around USD 525.4m) in three-tranche Sukuk Ijarah, attracting orders from regional and Middle Eastern investors. The first tranche is a seven-year Sukuk; the second is a 10-year tranche, and…

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Domestic Gas Could Halve Senegal’s Electricity Prices Next Year

On the cusp of overcoming an entrenched energy shortage, Senegal is poised for expanded electrification and growth through integrated gas value chains

The host of the upcoming MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power Conference and Exhibition 2022 (https://bit.ly/3GV1Kol), Senegal, is in many ways the seat of power in the region: west Africa’s fourth largest economy at $25 billion and projecting 13.7% growth next year, largely due to its booming early-phase energy industry. Furthermore,…

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Global Mercy™ Begins Local Healthcare Training, Following Historic Week of Events in Dakar

A prestigious award for founder Don Stephens and blessing of the Global Mercy™ add to the launch of a packed training schedule designed to increase healthcare capacity in Africa

In the midst of celebrations around the arrival of the Global Mercy™ to Senegal, training has already begun by the crew of the world’s largest civilian hospital ship, currently docked in Dakar for its first African mission. In June, more than 260 Senegalese healthcare professionals will receive training on board…