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Sahara Group Urges More intra-African Collaboration at Libya Energy Summit

Sahara Group would work with the government and good people of Libya to enhance access to energy in order to accurately economic growth and development

Foremost African energy conglomerate, Sahara Group has reiterated the need for more intra-African collaboration to accelerate the continent's march towards access to sustainable energy solutions and ultimately, energy transition. Executive Director, Wale Ajibade who led Sahara Group's delegation to the Libya Energy and Economic Summit 2021 in Tripoli said collaboration…

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    • Left to right: H.E. Ali Al-Rida, Minister of Labour and Rehabilitation, Libya; Aref Boualwan, Chief Initiatives and Startup Officer, Consolidated Contractors Company; Ibraheim Mejerissi, Managing Director, Wazen Oil Services; Mohamed Mahjoub, GM of HR, Ministry of Oil and Gas; Adel Omrani, Services CEO for GE Gas Power MENA; Jamal Al-Lamoushi, Chairman, Privatization and Investment Board; and Rebecca Murray, Journalist, Al Jazeera
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Libya’s Energy Sector: A Catalyst for Job Creation and Capacity Building

Libya has the potential to redirect investment towards renewables, while facilitating a platform through which a new generation of locally trained workers may be better positioned to benefit from Libya’s energy industry

A panel featuring representatives from the National Oil Corporation of Libya and the Libyan Petroleum Institute, as well as representatives from Libyan petroleum operating and service companies, gathered in Tripoli during day two of the Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021 to discuss important issues facing Libya’s energy sector and…

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    • Laurent Vivier, Senior VP Middle East and North Africa, TotalEnergies; Simone Sciamanna, Libya General Manager, Repsol; Dag Sanner, President Libya, ConocoPhillips; Wanis Elruemi, Deputy GM, Eni; Haythem Rached, Co-founder, Cacti Energy Consulting; Roberto Bertocco, Chief Technical and Commerical Officer, Petrofac; Wale Ajibade, Executive Director, Sahara Group; and Paul McCafferty, Senior VP – Africa, Equinor
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Libya: The Re-Emergence of a Hydrocarbon Giant

During the Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021, a panel discussion on the state of Libya’s oil and gas industry provided critical insight for current and potential investors

The Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021 unites regional and international stakeholders in Tripoli for two days of networking and dialogue. Through a series of insightful panel discussions and presentations from industry professionals, the Summit aims to provide a consolidated understanding of the conditions for oil and gas investment and…

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TotalEnergies Supports Libya as a World-Class Player in the Energy Transition

Speaking at Day 1 of the Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021, TotalEnergies Chairman and CEO, Patrick Pouyanné presented opportunities for the north-African country to develop its oil and gas sector in a sustainable manner

The first day of the Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021 featured a presentation by Chairman and CEO of TotalEnergies, Patrick Pouyanné, who spoke of Libya’s resilience in its energy industry, and its positioning as a world-class player in the global energy transition. Congratulating the country’s government on its commitment…

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    • Left to right: Patrick Pouyanné, CEO of TotalEnergies with H.E. Ramadan Boujnah, Acting Prime Minister of Libya and Wiam Al-Abdali, Chairman of GECOL (1)
    • Left to right: Patrick Pouyanné, CEO of TotalEnergies with H.E. Ramadan Boujnah, Acting Prime Minister of Libya and Wiam Al-Abdali, Chairman of GECOL (2)
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TotalEnergies Sign Multiple Agreements at the Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021

The signing of two agreement took place at the inaugural event in Tripoli between Patrick Pouyanné, CEO of TotalEnergies, and the acting Prime Minister H.E. Ramadan Boujnah, and Wiam Al-Abdali, Chairman of GECOL

TotalEnergies signed two separate agreements with Libya’s Government of National Unity and the General Electric Company of Libya (GECOL) during the inaugural Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021 in Tripoli on Monday. The agreements aim to further consolidate TotalEnergies position in Libya’s renewable energy market while emphasizing the company’s commitment…

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    • Dennis Seemala, HOD of Electricity Licensing, Compliance, and Dispute Resolution for Nersa; Dr. Tshepo Mokoka, Group COO for the CEF; Adewale Feyemi, Managing Director for TotalEnergies South Africa; Vuyelwa Mahanyele, Regional Sales Director for GE Gas and Power and Akash Latchman, Senior Vice President for Gas Sourcing and Operations for Sasol
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South Africa: Transitioning from Coal Reliance to Gas Power Generation

With significant financial investments made at COP26 to help accelerate the transition from coal to clean energy sources, African Energy Week in Cape Town prioritized the discussion on Africa’s energy transition, with a case study on South Africa driving dialogue

With Africa’s energy transition comprising an overarching discussion point at African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 in Cape Town, the platform session on transitioning from coal reliance to gas power generation in South Africa provided African stakeholders with the opportunity to establish their own strategies to drive the transition. Taking place…

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Senelec: Boosting the Efficiency and Reliability of Senegal´s Power Grid (By Miguel Artacho)

At the core of Senelec’s new strategy is the liberalization of the power generation industry, opening it up to the private sector to construct and operate new power plants

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Although Senegal’s large offshore oil and gas discoveries have made the bulk of energy sector headlines in recent years, there are also major developments underway in the power sector. These are being spearheaded by Société Nationale d’Électricité du Sénégal (Senelec) in partnership with the Ministry of…

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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’s Taiba N’Diaye Wind Farm Blows in a New Wave of Green Investment for the MSGBC Region (By Charné Hundermark)
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Senegal’s Taiba N’Diaye Wind Farm Blows in a New Wave of Green Investment for the MSGBC Region (By Charné Hundermark)

Senegal’s first wind project is strengthening the region’s position as a renewable energy leader, with MSGBC Oil, Gas, & Power 2021 anticipated to drive further investment in the region

By Charné Hundermark, Southern and East Africa Editor In addition to world class energy developments taking place within the oil and gas industry, Senegal is making moves to exploit its significant renewable energy resources, positioning the Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Guinea Conakry (MSGBC) region as a globally competitive…

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Africa Oil & Power officially opens Mozambique Workshops, celebrates International Women’s Day

AOP opened its Mozambique workshops today, sessions take place 9 March online

Africa Oil & Power (www.AfricaOilAndPower.com) officially opened the Mozambique Gas & Power (MGP) 2021 Technical Workshops with a ceremony held in Maputo today; the ceremony included opening statements by Miquelina Menezes, President of Mozambique Women of Energy, and highlighted the organization’s outlook on advances in electrifying the region, in commemoration…