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Oil and Gas Discoveries in Southwest Africa Set to Open New Basins for Development

By  NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber   Last spring, the Maersk  Voyager,  an ultra-deepwater drillship under contract by French supermajor Total, drilled a wildcat well in the deepest water ever — 3,628 meters (11,903 feet) in Block 48, a massive area with potentially huge oil r ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 5 days agoOpinion > AfricaAfrican EnergyAfrican Energy Chamber +25

Libya Unites Large-Scale Production with Frontier Potential

Home to the largest recoverable reserves on the continent, Libya's vast and underexplored basins are sparking the interest of major operators, as the North African producer seeks to sustain oil output in the long-term. While Libya saw the temporary halt of its oil production earlier this year due ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 10 days agoLink > AfricaAfrican EnergyEnergy +24

Immense Opportunities

With extensive experience in Senegal's nascent oil and gas sector, Safiya Wane N'dour, CEO of Equinoxe Consulting, spoke to Africa Oil & Power about the challenges and opportunities in Senegal's energy sector. Brent liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets have also encountered significant downward pr ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 16 days agoLink > SenegalAfricaAfrican Energy +21

The DRC: A Resource-Rich Country

Read more on the DRC's resource-rich potential in the Africa Energy Series Special Report: DRC 2020 – the leading investor resource for tracking the country's current and future movements within the sector. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is considered to be one of Africa's richest cou ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 20 days agoLink > DRCOilPower +36

Angola: Picking Up Speed

Read more on Angola's market outlook in the Special Report 2020: Angola COVID-19 Response – outlining the country's path toward creating bankable opportunities, resuming drilling activities and taking proactive fiscal measures to boost liquidity in the interim. Angola has made small-scale advance ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 24 days agoLink > AngolaLuandaAngola Oil & Gas +19

Gabon’s Key Energy Facts

Read more about Gabon's growing hydrocarbon sector and more in the Africa Energy Series Special Report: Gabon 2020 – the leading investor resource for tracking the country's current and future movements within the sector. To reach its ambitious hydropower goals, the country's renewable energy dev ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 25 days agoLink > GabonAfrica Energy SeriesAfrica +27

Turning the Corner in Angola

Read more on Angola's market outlook in the Special Report 2020: Angola COVID-19 Response – outlining the country's path toward creating bankable opportunities, resuming drilling activities and taking proactive fiscal measures to boost liquidity in the interim. Prior to the onset of COVID-19, Ang ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 1 month agoLink > AngolaAngola Oil & GasLuanda +26

Angola’s Proactive Approach to Drive Exploration

In 2020, Angola seeks to drive frontier exploration through its upcoming offshore licensing round in the Kwanza and Congo basins, as well as optimize existing resources through three recent block extensions and phased development of short-cycle satellite fields. Downstream, Angola is spearheading ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 1 month agoLink > AngolaAngola Oil & GasLuanda +23

Online Congress in the Quarantine Reality: the Case of BGS Online Platform

Two days of ongoing networking, hundreds of decision-makers of the industry, dozens of business calls, and presentations based on the latest market cases - all that took place at the virtual BGS online platform in frames of Epoch of Sustainability - International Upstream Congress 2020. In th ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > explorationProductionsustainability +4

Africa’s Leading Producer

Producing 2.1 million barrels per day (bpd), Nigeria serves as Africa's largest oil and gas producer, although production is currently limited to 1.4 million bpd by OPEC-led quotas. In a bid to develop untapped resources andmonetize existing resources, 2020 has seen the launch of a marginal field ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 1 month agoLink > NigeriaNigeria Oil Gas & Power 2021NOGP2021 +22

Angola: Supporting Cross-Border Cooperation

*This article will be published in the upcoming AES: Angola COVID-19 Impact ReportAs a response to the reduction in oil demand amid global lockdowns, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the G20 met in March, seeking to reduce the global supply of petroleum among top produc ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 2 months agoLink > AngolaLuandaAngola Oil & Gas +27

Nigeria: Africa’s Leading Producer

Producing 2.1 million barrels per day (bpd), Nigeria serves as Africa's largest oil and gas producer, although production is currently limited to 1.4 million bpd by OPEC-led quotas. In a bid to develop untapped resources and monetize existing resources, 2020 has seen the launch of a marginal fiel ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 2 months agoLink > NigeriaNigeria Oil Gas & Power 2021NOGP2021 +29

Webinar: EXPLORATION FRONTIERS: OPPORTUNITIES FOR AMERICAN E&P AND SERVICE COMPANIES IN AFRICA’S UPSTREAM

Africa remains one of the last exploration frontiers, accounting for many of the world's most prolific oil and gas discoveries of the last decade. Opportunities in exploration abound, from traditional onshore exploration in South Sudan to shale plays in South Africa and deep offshore acreage in Ang ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


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Posted 2 months agoEvent > AOPAOP Webinarwebinar +25

Angola Oil and Gas Conference & Exhibition Returns to Luanda

Find the Portuguese version  here. Angola's leading energy event organized by Africa Oil & Power returns for its second edition. On June 15-16, 2021, the key players of the Angolan energy industry will converge for the year's biggest event, with two days packed with expert debates, network ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 2 months agoPress > AngolaAngola Oil & GasLuanda +16

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 2 months agoLink > MozambiqueMozambique Gas & PowerMGP2021 +10