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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 day agoLink > South AfricaKenyaGabon +7

South Africa’s Former Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe on tour to mend relations with Nigeria, Senegal & Ghana

A team of Presidential Special Envoys departed South Africa on Monday to visit Nigeria, Niger, Ghana, Senegal, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia to deliver a message of solidarity from President Cyril Ramaphosa. The Special Envoy consists of South Africa's former Minister o ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 1 day agoPress > South AfricaNigeriaNiger +9

Building a prosperous and free Somalia through the Rule of Law

Opinion article by His Excellency Abdirashid Mohamed Ahmed, The Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources of The Federal Republic of Somalia As Dwight D. Eisenhower said: “The clearest way to show what the rule of law means to us in everyday life is to recall what has happened when there is no r ...

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Posted 16 days agoOpinion > SomaliaLawOil Blocks +5

Time to Make Energy Work for Africa

It is past time that Africa's natural resources benefited Africans; that every African had access to electricity; and that the wealth created by oil and gas would lead to the sustainable development of African economies. The incredible story of Senegal, for example, stands as a roadmap on creatin ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 17 days agoLink > NigeriaAtlas OrantoPrince Arthur Eze +3

Benin inaugurates 127MW power plant

With a generation capacity of 127 megawatts (MW), the gas engine power plant is set to increase the country's power supply significantly decreasing its dependence on energy imports. “The Maria Gleta power plant increases Benin's capacity for electricity by more than 50 percent – our country now b ...

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Posted 17 days agoLink > BeninPower PlantGhana +4

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, ...

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Posted 17 days agoLink > LesothoKhomoatsana TauEnergy +7

Time to Make Energy Work for Africa

It is past time that Africa's natural resources benefited Africans; that every African had access to electricity; and that the wealth created by oil and gas would lead to the sustainable development of African economies. The incredible story of Senegal, for example, stands as a roadmap on creatin ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 18 days agoLink > Atlas OrantoMakeEnergyWork

Gabon on track to increase oil production, Petroleum minister joins AOP line-up

Gabon-focused hydrocarbon exploration firm, Vaalco Energy will commence its 2019/2020 drilling campaign next month. The firm has returned its Etame Marin license to pre-maintenance shut-down production levels. Leading a large ministerial delegation, Minister of Petroleum, Gas and Hydrocarbons H. ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 22 days agoPress > GabonSouth AfricaAfrica Oil & Power +10

Equatorial Guinea Petroleum Minister Champions Natural Gas in Africa at Africa Oil & Power 2019

H.E. Gabriel M. Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, will deliver a keynote address at the Africa Oil & Power Conference and Exhibition. Having been a champion of gas developments on the African continent, the minister will lead a delegation of African minister ...

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Posted 25 days agoPress > Equatorial Guineacape townAfrica Oil & Power +12

South Africa Energy Minister, State Companies to Lead National Energy Investment Drive at Africa Oil & Power

In a dedicated power program, AOP 2019 puts the spotlight on South Africa, focusing on the Kwa-Zulu Natal and the Northern Cape provinces, examining petroleum exploration, gas infrastructure, and IPPs. Hon. Gwede Mantashe, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy of South Africa and Deputy Minist ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > South AfricaAfrica Oil & PowerSenegal +8

Kenya to #MakeEnergyWork as it launches Africa’s largest wind farm

Kenya has launched Africa's largest wind farm project in a bid to boost the country's power generation capacity and reach its goal of 100 percent renewable energy generation by 2030. “The successful implementation of Lake Turkana Wind Power demonstrates Kenya's outstanding credentials as an inves ...

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Posted 1 month agoLink > KenyawindPower +2

South Sudan Will Launch Petroleum Licensing Round, Environmental Audit

South Sudan's Ministry of Petroleum is actively seeking to engage oil and gas companies focused on the exploration and will announce details of its 2020 licensing round at Africa Oil & Power conferences in Cape Town and Juba. The South Sudan Oil & Power 2019 event, to be held on October 29-30, ha ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > South SudanAfrica Oil & PowerOil +7