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Senegal Oil & Gas Academy: Spearheading Training for Senegal´s New Oil & Gas Professionals

SOGA offers a variety of either in-person or online modules in a variety of disciplines that are in high demand, as Senegal prepares for first oil over the course of 2024

Under the administration of H.E. President Macky Sall, Senegal has put in place a number of measures to promote the development of local content as part of the country´s long-term economic development program, the Emerging Senegal Plan. The Senegal Oil & Gas Academy (SOGA) is aligned with this plan and…

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Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Gas Market Analysis Head to Speak at MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021

He will discuss the latest short-term market developments on the global gas market

Dr. Aydar Shakirov, Head of the Gas Market Analysis Department at the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) will unpack the latest short-term market developments on the global gas market at the upcoming MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 Conference and Exhibition; organized by Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com), the conference…

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TotalEnergies’ global head to speak at Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021

TotalEnergies is one of the leading IOCs operating in Libya

Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO of TotalEnergies, will deliver a keynote address at the upcoming Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021– taking place on November 22-23, in Tripoli – demonstrating the company’s resolute commitment to boosting national oil output and economic growth. TotalEnergies has been active in Libya for more…

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South Sudan Oil & Power Returns for Fifth Edition in 2022

The event positions South Sudan for a new era of accelerated multi-sector growth

Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (EnergyCapitalPower.com) is proud to announce the return of South Sudan Oil & Power (SSOP) on 5-6 July 2022; Representing the fifth edition of the country’s premier energy event, SSOP 2022 builds on its heritage and extensive regional network to deliver a transcendent energy experience for…

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Senegal Gears up to Become a Major Gas Producing Country in MSGBC Region (By Miguel Artacho)

Under the leadership of H.E. President Macky Sall, Senegal has made the development of the energy sector one of the fundamental pillars for the country’s economic emergence by 2035

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor A number of world-class oil and gas discoveries took place in Senegal between 2014 and 2017. Oil and gas reserves worth more than 1 billion barrels of oil and in excess of 40,000 billion cubic feet of gas have been unlocked in Senegal. The country is…

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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 Places Local Content at the Center of the Country’s Energy Sector Agenda (By Charné Hundermark)

Recent regulatory frameworks and institutions established by the government not only promote local content, but mandates the participation and capacity building of local oil and gas companies

By Charné Hundermark, Southern and East Africa Editor Over 450 billion cubic feet of natural gas and 1 billion barrels of oil reserves have positioned Senegal as an exceptionally attractive hydrocarbon destination. Recent sizeable discoveries made in 2014-2016 have only furthered the appeal of the country, and with the introduction of…

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Senegal’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Petrosen and Cos-Petrogaz Continue to Lead the Country into a New Era of Sector Success (By Charné Hundermark)

With the Ministry of Petroleum, Petrosen, and COS Petrogaz leading the country’s energy sector through a collaborative approach, Senegal is on track to reach both its development and economic goals

By Charné Hundermark, Southern and East Africa Editor As one of Africa’s top emerging natural gas producing markets, the Senegalese government has taken a proactive approach to ensure an attractive and enabling environment for investors, promoting energy diversification and expansion, and driving significant levels of investment into the sector. Due to…

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African Petroleum Standards Carry Weight for U.S. Foreign Investors

Regulations that are not harmonized with those of other global producers can be a major impediment to foreign direct investment

With Nigeria passing its long-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) in July and Equatorial Guinea announcing plans to revise its Hydrocarbon Law last week, Africa’s leading oil producers are overhauling their regulatory frameworks, with a view to facilitating investment into large-scale energy projects. As fallout from COVID-19 renders the regulatory landscape…