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Congo’s Gas Master Plan Promises to Expand Export Opportunities and Domestic Development

The central African country is striving to monetize its resources through innovative solutions

In a bid to optimize the country’s gas potential and revitalize its hydrocarbons sector, the Congo has put together and launched, at the end of 2021, a plan to put its estimated 10 trillion cubic feet of natural gas reserves to good use. The new Gas Master Plan (GMP) is…

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Republic of Congo to Host First-Ever International Energy Summit in Brazzaville

Under the patronage of H.E. Denis Sassou Nguesso and the Ministry of Hydrocarbons, the Summit positions the Congo as a key energy investment destination across oil, gas and power sectors

Taking place on June 15, 16 and 17, The Congo International Energy Summit and Exhibition 2022 – organized by Energy Capital & Power (EnergyCapitalPower.com) under the patronage of H.E. Denis Sassou Nguesso and the Ministry of Hydrocarbons – will represent the first international energy event of its kind held in…

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The Role of the Congolese Hydrocarbons Sector in the Carbon-Neutral Age

The discoveries of the Moho Nord and Nené Marine oil fields within the last decade has established the Congo as sub-Saharan Africa’s third largest crude oil producer. When the country became OPEC’s newest member in 2018, it further solidified its status as a key regional energy player, occupying a seat at the decision-making table alongside majors like Saudi Arabia and Nigeria

At African Energy Week 2021, which is taking place this week in Cape Town, South Africa, the country spotlight session for the Republic of the Congo titled ‘The Role of the Congolese Hydrocarbons Sector and the Development of a Competitive African Hydrocarbons Market in the Carbon-Neutral Age’ gathered key participants,…

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African Energy Week 2021 Holds Transformative NOC Summit

One the second day of Africa’s premier energy event, an NOC Summit took place with the continent’s leading oil and gas Ministers

Oil and gas continues to play a critical role in the development of the African continent. With many resource rich countries looking to expand exploration and accelerate production across multiple sectors, Africa is rapidly becoming a global competitor, capturing the attention of international investors and stakeholders. African Energy Week (AEW)…

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Central Africa Boosts Participation at USAEF 2021: Chad, Congo-Brazzaville, DRC and Equatorial Guinea Confirm Ministerial Delegations

The two-day event will promote partnership, investment and licensing opportunities in selected African nations to U.S. operators, finance firms and service providers

Ministerial delegations from Chad, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo are confirmed to participate in the first-ever U.S.-Africa Energy Forum (USAEF) 2021 (December 9-10; Houston, Texas); The central African region is endowed with substantial deposits of bauxite, cobalt, platinum-group metals and strategic minerals…

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OPEC Secretary-General Applauds Private Sector Activity in Congo-Brazzaville’s Oil and Gas sector

During the meeting, industry leaders were given the opportunity to present in-country operations and future developments

OPEC Secretary-General H.E. Mohammed Barkindo has lauded private-sector participation in Congo-Brazzaville’s oil and gas sector. Addressing industry leaders in Pointe Noir, Republic of the Congo on Wednesday, the Secretary-General expressed his appreciation to TotalEnergies, Eni and Perenco during a workshop on the last day of his historic visit to the…

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OPEC Secretary General sees 2021 as a Before and After Year, as Congo Takes Presidency of the Organization

Energy transition in 2022 will likely take center stage in global conversations and discourse

H.E. Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary-General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), addressed the future of OPEC yesterday at a press conference during a historic three-day OPEC and African Energy Chamber (AEC) visit to the Congo in the presence of H.E. Minister Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua, Minister of Hydrocarbons…

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Congo Minister of Hydrocarbons Commends OPEC’s Leadership in Africa’s Oil & Gas Sector

The Secretary-General expressed that he had no doubts in his mind that the best days for the Congo were ahead

H.E. Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua, Minister of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of the Congo, has praised H.E. Mohammed Barkindo, Secretary-General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), for his skillful leadership of OPEC and thanked him for his support of the Congo’s permanent membership. The Secretary-General’s endorsement of the…

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OPEC Commends the Congo’s Société Nationale des Pétroles du Congo (SNPC) for Progress in Natural Gas, CSR

H.E. Mohammed Barkindo highlighted the critical role of African national oil companies during a meeting with Société Nationale des Pétroles du Congo (SNPC) on Monday

During a meeting with the Republic of the Congo’s Société Nationale des Pétroles du Congo (SNPC) on Monday, Secretary General of OPEC H.E. Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo emphasized the growing role of national oil companies (NOCs) in advancing the African energy sector.   Energy Capital & Power is live-covering the visit of…

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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…