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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 4 days agoOpinion > AfricaAfrican EnergyAfrican Energy Chamber +25

To Achieve its Power Accessibility Goals, the DRC Must Develop its Gas Resources

By  NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber   Find French version  here 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. ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 16 days agoOpinion > AfricaAfrican EnergyAfrican Energy Chamber +32

Foreign Investment is Vital for Africa’s Growth: We Must Do What We Can to Encourage It

By  NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber   NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber, on fostering investment now and post-pandemic. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, not all of the economic news in Africa has been negative. We continue to see promising developments. ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 25 days agoOpinion > AfricaAfrican EnergyAfrican Energy Chamber +23

Mozambique Can Realize Full Benefits of Natural Gas Production

By  Florival Mucave, Executive Chairman, Mozambican Oil and Gas Chamber   For far too long, descriptions of Mozambique have contained some variation of the following:  Mozambique one of the poorest Least Developed Countries in the world faces endemic droughts, floods and widespread poverty. But w ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > MozambiqueMozambique Gas & PowerMGP2021 +20

Mozambique’s Economic Future Will Rely on Monetization of Gas at Home

In celebration of the recipient of AOP's ‘Person of the Year Award', H.E. President Felipe Nyusi, we are running content from the  Africa Energy Series Report 2020: Mozambique , which highlights Mozambique's gas revolution. H.E. Nyusi will receive the prestigious award at the  Mozambique Gas & Pow ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 1 month agoOpinion > MozambiqueMozambique Gas & PowerMGP2021 +14

African Energy Chamber to Outline Post-COVID-19 African Energy Roadmap in New Book

The African Energy Chamber will launch the book “African Energy Road to Recovery:  How the African energy industry can reshape itself for a post-COVID comeback” in December. The book will contain data, insight, analysis and interviews, and will assess risks, opportunities and what is ahead ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 2 months agoPress > African Energy ChamberAfricaAfrican Energy +30

Oil & Gas in a Word

In June, WBC Training asked 60,000 industry players to come up with a one-word description of the industry. Unsurprisingly the overall mood was still gloomy, reflected in the choice of (sometimes unprintable) single words. But most took a realistic view, acknowledging that change is uncomfortable bu ...

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