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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 1 day 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 6 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 12 days agoLink > SenegalAfricaAfrican Energy +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. ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 13 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 ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 15 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 ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 16 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 ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 19 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 ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 20 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 21 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 ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 21 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 ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 22 days agoLink > African EnergyAfrican Energy Chamberenergy industry +12

Africa Oil & Power Launches DRC Investment Report, Aligns with Upcoming Summit

Find French version  here Africa Oil & Power (AOP) launched the Africa Energy Series Special Report: DRC 2020 as the country's premier, sector-specific report outlining key areas of investment across the domestic energy value chain. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is home to Afric ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 22 days agoPress > DRCAfrican Energyenergy industry +21

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 22 days agoOpinion > AfricaAfrican EnergyAfrican Energy Chamber +23

Angola: Spearheading Fiscal Measures

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. Download the report and other AES S ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 26 days agoLink > AngolaAngola Oil & GasAfrican Energy +10

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 27 days agoLink > AngolaAngola Oil & GasLuanda +26