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Waltersmith to Replicate Nigeria’s Modular Refinery Model in Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea's Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons, H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, recently visited Nigeria's modular refinery and expressed his willingness to replicate it in Equatorial Guinea. “Primarily, I don't put it in the local content context, I put it in the African Continental Free ...

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Posted 7 months agoLink > WaltersmithEquatorial GuineaNigeria +2

Nigeria Takes Aim Against Gas Flaring in 2020

The Nigerian Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) announced in February 2020 the launch of the first phase of the Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialization Programme (NGFCP), having shortlisted 200 bidding companies following the evaluation of statements of qualification. Christopher Sheldon, Pract ...

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Posted 10 days agoLink > NigeriaPowerLiquified Petroleum Gas +3

Nigerian Independents Tackle Market Volatility

Since the Federal Government of Nigeria enacted its Local Content Law in 2010, several indigenous operators – Atlas Petroleum International and Oranto Petroleum, Shoreline, Aiteo Group, Eroton Exploration & Production Company and Seplat Petroleum Development Company, among others – have made subst ...

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Posted 7 days agoLink > NigeriaNigeria Oil Gas & Power 2021NOGP2021 +16

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 ...

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Posted 5 days agoLink > NigeriaNigeria Oil Gas & Power 2021NOGP2021 +29

Equatorial Guinea to Offer 13 Blocks in Licensing Round

Equatorial Guinea will offer up to 13 deepwater and ultra deepwater blocks in its upcoming April licensing round, said the Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons in a statement on Tuesday. The statement on Tuesday follows the initial announcement by the Minister earlier this month of the oil, gas, an ...

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Posted 1 year agoLink > Equatorial GuineaMalaboAPPO +3

Noble Energy Makes New Equatorial Guinea Petroleum Discovery

Equatorial Guinea's Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (MMH) is pleased to announce that U.S. oil and gas company Noble Energy has made a discovery in offshore Block I. Noble Energy and partners are longtime friends of Equatorial Guinea and it is only fitting that we should build on our oil and g ...

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Posted 1 year agoLink > Noble EnergyEquatorial GuineaOil Discovery +1

Angola prepares for 2019 licensing round

During a visit to Tokyo, Angola's Minister of Mineral Resources and Petroleum Diamantino Pedro Azevedo told S&P Global that the country is in the final stages of preparing for its 2019 licensing round, which will be launched and promoted at the Angola Oil & Gas 2019 Conference and Exhibition hoste ...

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Posted 1 year agoLink > AngolaAfrica Oil & PowerAngola Oil & Gas +3

Angola discloses tender details for oil block concessions

On Tuesday, Angola's National Agency for Oil, Gas, and Biofuels (ANPG) hosted the first of four roadshows in Luanda to highlight the first 10 blocks to be auctioned in 2019. The offshore blocks are located in the Benguela and Namibe basin and will also be presented in Houston, London and Dubai as ...

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Posted 1 year agoLink > AngolaLicencing RoundOil +2

Downstream as the Solution

*This article will be published in the upcoming AES: Angola COVID-19 Impact ReportThe Angolan government has launched an ambitious strategy to develop its refining capabilities and reduce its reliance upon and associated costs with imported fuel volumes, aiming to increase capacity from 80,000 bpd ...

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Posted 7 days agoLink > AngolaAngola Oil & GasRefining +16

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 ...

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Posted 5 days agoLink > AngolaLuandaAngola Oil & Gas +27

New Oilfield Discovered in South Sudan

South Sudan has announced a new oil discovery at the Adar oilfield in Block 3. South Sudan's Oil Minister, Awow Daniel Chuang, confirmed the massive discovery on Tuesday, noting that more discoveries in the region were on the horizon. “We are looking at over 300 million reserves with the hope of ...

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Posted 1 year agoLink > South SudanAdarDar Petroleum Operating Company +4

South Sudan invites Russian companies to its oil and gas sector

South Sudan's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation H.E. Awut Deng Acuil met with Russia's Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Sergey Lavrov to discuss the way in which Russia can aid South Sudan in developing its oil and refining industries. “We informed our colleagues about the ...

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Posted 7 months agoLink > oil productionSouth SudanPower Project +4

South Sudan: With an Eye on Oil

This includes Nigeria's Oranto Petroleum, which signed a six-year exploration and production sharing agreement (EPSA) for Block B3 in 2017 and South Africa's Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF), which signed an EPSA for Block B2 in March 2019. On June 29-30, Africa Oil & Power will return to Juba for the f ...

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Posted 10 days agoLink > South SudanOilPower +6

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 ...

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Posted 1 year agoLink > KenyaPower
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