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Beating Africa’s Power Problem: The Issues Holding Africa Back

The issues surrounding Africa's electricity shortages are multifaceted and include decades of neglect in building up country-wide infrastructure, a lack of international investment, poor regulatory frameworks and the difficulty surrounding bankability of power projects. To best understand Kenya's ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 1 year agoLink > KenyaPowerRegulation

Beating Africa’s Power Problem: The Surprising Success in Kenya’s Power Sector

As Makhtar Diop, Vice President for the World Bank's Africa region said in the report Linking Up, which specifically calls for private sector investment in Africa's power sector, “If we do not address the underlying reasons preventing Africans from achieving wider access to reliable and affordable ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 1 year agoLink > KenyaPower

Egypt, Wintershall Dea Ink Gas Exploration Deal

Egypt's Ministry of Petroleum signed a $43 million gas exploration deal with Wintershall Dea in Nile Delta on Monday. Signed between the Ministry of Petroleum, the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company and Wintershall Dea, the agreement targets the exploration of Nile Delta's East Damanhour explor ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 7 months agoLink > EgyptWintershall DeaNile Delta +1

Hellenic Petroleum: Yannis Grigoriou - CEO of Upstream Division | BGS Talks #3

In this show we, BGS Group, communicate with top managers from O&G Industry about their profession, business, life. This time we invited Yannis Grigoriou to talk about exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean, relations between the company and the Greek government, cooperation with ExxonMobil and ...

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Posted 4 months agoLink > upstreamGreeceHellenic Petroleum

Building on 2018

“As the oil price is steadily rising towards pre-collapse levels, the outlook is positive,” PwC said in its annual Africa Oil & Gas Review released in November 2018. By June 2018, more than $110 billion in global oil and gas projects had been approved since 2017 — a more than 100 percent increase ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 1 year agoLink > Oil and Gas Productionoil priceOffshore Drilling +10

Editor’s Top Picks from 2018

Here are some of the top interviews, news and articles from Africa Oil & Power's year of covering the continent's oil and power sectors. Africa is a home to giants — boasting some of the world's top oil and gas discoveries and a wealth of investment opportunities in power generation from oil and ...

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Posted 1 year agoLink > NigeriaOPECNOPEC +2

Projects reaching FID in 2019

Cairn Energy and Woodside Energy's much anticipated SNE project is expected to reach FID in early 2019, with the companies submitting the Development and Exploitation Plan to the Ministry for approval in October 2018. Nigeria-based Seplat initially predicted reaching FID by the end of 2018 on the ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 1 year agoLink > OPECSenegalMauritania +3

Opinion: The Energy to Make it Work | Petroleum Africa

BY: Guillaume Doane, CEO and Co-Founder of Africa Oil & PowerTHE AOP 2019 Conference in Cape Town in October will bring together African policymakers, energy sector companies leaders and analysts. In 2015, we launched Africa Oil & Power as a platform to support the efforts of African governments ...

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Posted 1 year agoLink > South AfricaKenyaGabon +7

Home of oil and gas licensing round

Determined to attract investment and increase exploration activities in their oil and gas sectors, South Sudan, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon will continue their bidding round efforts at the flagship Africa Oil & Power (AOP) conference and exhibition on October 9 – 11 at the CTICC 1 in Cape Town, So ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 11 months agoLink > Licencing RoundGabonSouth Sudan +5

Lesotho Set to Announce New Energy Investment Drive

AOP talks to Khomoatsana Tau, Principal Secretary for the Lesotho Ministry of Energy and Meteorology, about the new energy investment and diplomacy drive to be launched at the Africa Oil and Power Conference in October 2019. The Lesotho Electricity Company is the only distributor in the country, ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 1 year agoLink > LesothoKhomoatsana TauEnergy +7

Mozambique: A Regional Electricity Exporter

*This article will be published in the upcoming AES: Mozambique 2020 Special ReportMozambique's electricity market is dominated by hydropower generation capacity, largely utilized for exports to neighboring South Africa and Zimbabwe via the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP). Managed by state-own ...

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Posted 12 days agoLink > MozambiqueMozambique Gas & PowerMGP2021 +5

Driving Sustainable Development

In August 2019, the final proposal of Mozambique's local content law was approved, following five years of discussions between the government and private sector players. Local participation is defined as holding up to 15% of the share capital of either an enterprise to be created between foreign ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 9 days agoLink > MozambiqueMozambique Gas & PowerMGP2021 +10

Mozambique: 12 Months in Energy

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Posted 9 days agoLink > MozambiqueMozambique Gas & PowerMGP2021 +14

Upstream to Downstream: Mozambique’s Major Developments

The plant will be fed by the Mamba Complex and Coral Field discovery, the latter of which will use a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessel – the first FLNG project in Africa – to exploit the gas reserves of the block. Given Mozambique's rich energy resources and neighboring South Africa's ...

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Posted 12 days agoLink > MozambiquePowerInfrastructure +5
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