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Invest in Africa: the Pan-African Non-Profit Platform Supporting SMEs in Senegal (By Miguel Artacho)

It does this especially by emphasizing the promotion of local content in the extractive industries, and providing a number of capacity-building and training initiatives for IIA members

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Invest In Africa (https://bit.ly/3lH2eFw) (IIA) was established in 2012 as a Pan-African multi-sectoral non-profit organization with the primary mission of supporting entrepreneurs and small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) to succeed in sub-Saharan Africa’s corporate sector. It does this especially by emphasizing the promotion of local content…

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Guinea-Bissau and Senegal Promote Hydrocarbon Development of the MSGBC Basin (By Miguel Artacho)

The AGC is an entity that reports directly to the Presidents of both countries on all oil and gas industry developments; and also has strong functional linkages with the relevant ministries

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Guinea-Bissau has several offshore areas that hold good prospects for a variety of independent exploration and production (E&P) companies, as well as International Oil Companies (IOCs) that are currently operating in several of the MSGBC Basin countries including Sweden´s Svenska Petroleum, Norway´s PetroNor E&P and Australian-based…

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Five Reasons Why the MSGBC Basin is a Top Investment Destination (By Miguel Artacho)

In recent years all of the MSGBC Basin countries have been climbing up the global rankings due to the continuing improvements in their business climates

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Since large-scale oil and gas discoveries took place in the offshore waters of Senegal and Mauritania between 2014-2017, the entire MSGBC region– comprised of Mauritania, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea Conakry, and Guinea Bissau – has received growing interest from international investors. There are several reasons why…

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Senegal: Boosting the role of Women in the Energy Sector (By Miguel Artacho)

The Government of Senegal has made energy sector development a key component of the Plan Sénégal Emergent, which aims to modernize the country´s economy and achieve a wide number of ambitious socio-economic development objectives, as well as ensuring greater gender equality

By Miguel Artacho Energy poverty is one of the single largest challenges preventing faster economic development throughout sub-Saharan Africa. In rural areas it is particularly crucial that women have adequate access to energy, given their crucial role leading families and the stewardship of the household´s economy. The Government of Senegal has…

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Equinor Reaffirms its Commitment to Angolan Exploration

The Norwegian-based energy company celebrates 30 years in Angola by reaffirming their commitment to the country and its promising industry

Senior Vice Presidents of Equinor Exploration and Production International, Paul McCafferty and Gustavo Baquero, and Nina Koch, Equinor’s Country Manager, attended the high-profile Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2021, organized by Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) in Luanda on the 9th-10th of September. Reinforcing its commitment to Angola, as well…

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Sonangol Details Restructuring Process at AOG 2021, Emphasizes Investment Opportunities

Sonangol’s restructuring process prioritizes financial stability, with the company looking at bringing the national oil company to the stock exchange

The second day of the Angola Oil & Gas 2021 conference, organized by Energy Capital and Power (www,EnergyCapitalPower.com), focused on energy transition, exploration, and the role that the national oil company, Sonangol, will play in driving Angola’s energy growth and success. During a panel discussion on Sonangol's restructuring and private…

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Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2021: Sonangol announces move from National Oil Company to Energy Company as it gears up for IPO

The CEO of Sonangol expressed his excitement about his plans to take the company public

Sonangol CEO Sebastião Gaspar Martins showcased the company’s strategy at an upstream dedicated panel during the first morning of the Angola Oil & Gas Conference 2021, organized by Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com); The CEO of Sonangol expressed his excitement about his plans to take the company public; His announcements…

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AmCham Libya Partners with Libya Energy & Economic Summit, U.S. Companies Invited to Invest in Libya

U.S. companies have historically played a vital role in exploring and developing Libya’s oil and gas resources

Energy Capital & Power (ECP), organizer of the Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021, has signed a partnership agreement with the American Chamber of Commerce in Libya (AmCham Libya); American business leaders are invited to join the summit as speakers and to support as sponsors. U.S. media are invited to…

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    • U.S.-Africa Energy Forum (USAEF) 2021 Forges Strategic Partnership with Texas-West Africa Chamber of Commerce
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U.S.-Africa Energy Forum (USAEF) 2021 Forges Strategic Partnership with Texas-West Africa Chamber of Commerce

To drive the participation of U.S. and African companies and investors in the upcoming U.S.-Africa Energy Forum (USAEF) 2021

Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) has inked a strategic partnership with the Texas-West Africa Chamber of Commerce (TWACC); The agreement will see the TWACC work closely with ECP to execute the U.S.-Africa Energy Forum event on December 9-10, 2021, and opens doors to further collaboration between the two organizers…

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    • H.E Mohammed Barkindo, Secretary-General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries with Republic of the Congo’s National Oil Company, Société nationale des pétroles du Congo (SNPC)
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OPEC Secretary General Says Africa Needs to Combat Energy Poverty As a Priority

He highlighted the role of oil and gas in the development of Africa’s energy industry

H.E. Mohammed Barkindo, Secretary General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has urged African oil-producing countries to continue developing their energy sector activities and reassured that OPEC will continue to serve as a viable partner and “assist [them] in whatever way possible.” Speaking during a meeting at the…