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Africa Oil & Power Releases Africa Energy Finance Report, Launches Dedicated Finance and Investment Event in 2021

Africa Oil & Power (AOP) has launched its Africa Energy Series: Africa Energy Finance 2020 digital report, as a tool to identify financing needs across the energy value chain.  The continent is projected to require $29-39 billion in annual investment to meet forecast energy demand and achieve ...

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Posted 3 days agoPress > Africa Oil & PowerAOPAfrica +17

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 ...

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Posted 3 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 ...

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Posted 7 days agoLink > AfricaAfrican EnergyEnergy +24

Resource: Libya’s Power Sector Briefing

As activity in Libya's hydrocarbon sector resumes, read more on how Africa's largest potential producer is harnessing its singular frontier potential to attract major operators and grow power generation, in a series of articles from the Africa Energy Series Special Report: Libya 2020. As domestic ...

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Posted 7 days agoLink > AfricaAfrican EnergyEnergy +15

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 ...

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Posted 14 days agoLink > SenegalAfricaAfrican Energy +21

The DRC Spearheading Economic Diversification

According to a study ran by the BCC in 2017, the DRC faces major challenges to strengthening its financial system, encouraging private and individual investment, improving governance in the sector and increasing access to the formal and decentralized financial system. The government has generated ...

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Posted 14 days agoLink > AfricaAfrican EnergyEnergy +21

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. ...

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Posted 15 days agoOpinion > AfricaAfrican EnergyAfrican Energy Chamber +32

African Energy Chamber Launches Flagship 2021 Energy Outlook

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) launched its Africa Energy Outlook 2021, exploring both short- and long-term industry projections on the back of COVID-19. The second edition of the 100-page Outlook serves as the Chamber's flagship report. During the virtual launch, members of the AEC's Adv ...

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Posted 16 days agoPress > African Energy ChamberAfricaAfrican Energy +33

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 ...

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Posted 17 days agoLink > DRCOilPower +36

Timeline: Developing South Sudan’s Oil Industry

Read about South Sudan's growing oil sector and more in the Africa Energy Series Special Report: South Sudan 2020 – the leading investor resource for tracking South Sudan's current and future movements within the sector. While South Sudan discovered first oil 45 years ago, it remains one of the f ...

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Posted 20 days agoLink > South SudanSouth Sudan Oil & Power 2021Africa +19

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 ...

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Posted 21 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 ...

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Posted 23 days agoLink > GabonAfrica Energy SeriesAfrica +27

Brief: Impact of COVID-19 in South Sudan

Read about South Sudan's emerging oil sector and more in the Africa Energy Series Special Report: South Sudan 2020 – the leading investor resource for tracking South Sudan's current and future movements within the sector. The first bidding round to take place since the country's independence comp ...

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Posted 23 days agoLink > AfricaAfrican EnergySub-Saharan Africa +15

Retaining Talent and Access to Skilled Labor in a Post-Market Recovery

For its part, COVID-19 has only intensified this dynamic: the severe contraction of the oil and gas sector has discouraged job seekers from entering the industry. An industry as dependent on human and resource capital as oil and gas – not to mention responsible for meeting rising global energy de ...

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Posted 24 days agoLink > African EnergyAfrican Energy Chamberenergy industry +12

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. ...

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Posted 24 days agoOpinion > AfricaAfrican EnergyAfrican Energy Chamber +23