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Fortesa’s Rogers Beall to Participate in Live Interview at MSGBC Conference & Exhibition

Fortesa has a long legacy as a power player in the West African energy scene and ambitious future plans with the region’s gas rush, thus we are privileged to have Executive Chairman Rogers Beall join us in Dakar for the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power Conference as a featured speaker this year

September 1-2 marks the return of Energy Capital & Power’s (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) hit West African event, the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power Conference & Exhibition, with high-profile speakers lined up to advance the region’s power narrative. This year’s event will introduce a new and exciting element – live interviews with key…

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Non-fungible Tokens (NFTs) and the Future of Capital Raising in Africa (By Kelly-Ann Mealia)

With the gap between infrastructure and energy funding growing, how can project developers diversify their funding strategies?

By Kelly-Ann Mealia, Co-Founder and Chairperson, Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com). Since January, I have been approached by investors and projects owners alike who are looking to get projects funded or deals flowing. At the same time, I have been trying to estimate using available data the gap between infrastructure…

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    • BirAllah 13 trillion cubic feet (tcf) Reserve Project to Follow bp’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim’s (GTA) in MSGBC Gas Rush (By Elliot Connor)
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BirAllah 13 trillion cubic feet (tcf) Reserve Project to Follow bp’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim’s (GTA) in MSGBC Gas Rush (By Elliot Connor)

bp is now discussing monetization for Mauritania’s BirAllah and Senegal’s Yakaar-Terenga reserves as phase 2 of the company’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG project nears its final investment decision

By Elliot Connor, Field Editor for The Republic of the Congo region, Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) Neighboring the 15 trillion cubic feet (tcf) Greater Tortue Ahmeyim’s (GTA) gas reserves, BirAllah’s own 13 tcf in natural gas lies offshore the Mauritania-Senegal border at 2,500 meters deep. Discovered via a trio of wells drilled…

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    • Angola Targets 60% Electrification by 2025 Driven by Renewables (By Verner Ayukegba)
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Angola Targets 60% Electrification by 2025 Driven by Renewables (By Verner Ayukegba)

Angola aims to increase energy generated from renewable sources and attract greater FDI from the EU and international financial institutions

By Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice-President of the African Energy Chamber The Angolan government has reiterated its commitment to expanding the share of renewables in the country’s energy mix, with targets set to increase the utilization of renewable energy sources to 70% by 2025. The country's energy mix is currently dominated by…

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Positioning Guinea’s 2.2 Billion Ton Simandou Mine as a Key Driver of Economic Growth (By Charné Hundermark)

The 2.25-billion-ton iron ore mine has the potential to improve GDP, create thousands of jobs and position the country as a top exporter, if legal disputes and infrastructure delays are addressed

By Charné Hundermark, the Deputy Editor at Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) Located in the southern Nzérékoré region of Guinea-Conakry, the Simandou mine holds the largest deposits of high-grade iron ore in the world – an essential element for the production of steel. With the potential of producing up to…

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Solar Tyme seeks $1.75 Million in Funding for Solar Microgrid and Power Plant in Sierra Leone

The U.S. solar provider will install and operate the two projects on an Independent Power Producer and Build-Own-Operate basis

Solar Tyme USA, a Georgia-based solar installation and development company, has announced plans to raise new investments worth $1.75 million for the construction of a 200 KW solar microgrid power plant in Kumala and 50 KW solar system power plant in Liro, Sierra Leone. The two projects have been sanctioned…

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    • Sonangol’s Regeneration Program Will Prepare Angola’s Oil and Gas Industry for the Future (By Verner Ayukegba)
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Sonangol’s Regeneration Program Will Prepare Angola’s Oil and Gas Industry for the Future (By Verner Ayukegba)

The implementation of Sonangol’s Regeneration Program will position the southern African country’s state-owned company as a competitive and profitable energy company

By Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice-President of the African Energy Chamber Despite the recent hike in oil prices as a result of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, major companies in the oil and gas sector globally will continue to undergo significant shifts in their business models to ensure their long-term…

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Energy Capital & Power (ECP) Announces Dates for Angola Oil & Gas 2022

Angola Oil & Gas will be taking place on November 29 – December 01, 2022, in Luanda

Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) is proud to announce the dates for the 2022 edition of Angola Oil & Gas (AOG); organized by ECP, and in partnership with Angola’s Ministry of Mineral Resources, Petroleum and Gas, AOG 2022 will be taking place from November 29 to December 01 in Luanda;…

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Top Four Sectors for FDI in Angola (By Verner Ayukegba)

Angola Beyond Oil and Gas and the road to Economic Diversification

By Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice-President of the African Energy Chamber. Over the course of 2022-2023 Angola aims to consolidate its post COVID-19 economic recovery agenda on the back of stronger oil and gas prices. Given the landmark USD$100 per barrel price threshold being exceeded, analysts are projecting an upbeat economic…

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    • Angola´s Oil and Gas Sector is Ripe for New Investments (By Verner Ayukegba)
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Angola´s Oil and Gas Sector is Ripe for New Investments (By Verner Ayukegba)

Angola continues its aggressive push for new exploration as well as expansion in refining capacity

By Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice-President of the African Energy Chamber Angola is sub-Saharan Africa´s second-largest oil and gas producer with a current production capacity of about 1.1 million barrels of oil per day (bpd) and 17,904.5 million cubic feet of natural gas. The country’s oil and gas sector accounts for…