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Five Key Licensing Rounds Coming Up in the MSGBC Region (By Elllit Connor)

As the MSGBC gas rush gathers steam, five offshore licensing rounds are set to transform the region

By Elllit Connor, Energy Capital & Power's Field Editor for the MSGBC region (https://EnergyCapitalPower.com/) To be featured in a flagship roundtable forum at the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power Conference 2022 (https://bit.ly/3zV8HnJ) this September, every one of the MSGBC Basin’s nations – Mauritania, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, and Guinea-Conakry – have executed…

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Guinea-Bissau Partners with Energy Capital & Power (ECP) as Hydrocarbons Works Accelerate

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Energy of Guinea-Bissau has completed productive discussions with Energy Capital & Power in preparation for this year’s MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power Conference, looking to drive FDI in the sector

International Conference Director at Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com), Sandra Jeque, met with a top delegation from the Ministry of Energy, Industry and Natural Resources of Guinea-Bissau (https://bit.ly/3sz6Xfy) to ink a promotional partnership between the Cape Town-based firm and the west African country’s public energy sector. In attendance were Guinea-Bissau’s Minister…

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Driving Sustainable Economic Growth in Guinea-Bissau (By Nicholas Nhede)

Energy developments are set to advance Guinea-Bissau’s economy in 2022 but policy reform measures and investment remain key to unlocking the country’s full growth potential

By Nicholas Nhede, Strategic Communications Officer at Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) Despite having vast energy resources, Guinea-Bissau has one of the least developed economies in the world. Due to the west African country’s slow progress regarding the exploitation of its energy resources, due to limited investments in infrastructure development…

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    • Guinea-Bissau and Senegal Promote Hydrocarbon Development of the MSGBC Basin (By Miguel Artacho)
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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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Guinea Bissau: Independent E&P Companies, IOC´s Unlock Prospective Offshore MSGBC Acreage (By Miguel Artacho)

Guinea Bissau has overcome a difficult 2020-2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and has seen an uptick in economic growth this year that is expected to accelerate further over the course of 2022

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Oil and gas investors with an interest in Africa have made significant investments in some of the countries of the MSGBC Basin – which comprise Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Guinea-Conakry – such as Senegal and Mauritania, where the world-class Grand Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) gas project…

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Guinea-Bissau Plays a Crucial Role in Global Bauxite Supply Chain (By Miguel Artacho)

Growing FDI into Guinea-Bissau’s strategic mining sector is boosting export capabilities and supporting strong real GDP growth

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor The West African nation of Guinea-Bissau is blessed with abundant natural resources, a growing energy sector, as well as large tracts of arable land. Bauxite is the cornerstone of the Guinean economy and is the country´s main foreign currency earner. Today, Guinea-Bissau has the world´s third…

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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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MSGBC Natural Gas to Accelerate Regional Economic Growth, Position Africa as a Global Competitor (By Charné Hundermark)

The emerging natural gas province in the MSGBC region will likely translate into significant, regional socio-economic growth, and the upcoming MSBGC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 conference seeks to drive this

By Charné Hundermark, Southern and East Africa Editor The MSGBC region – covering Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, and Guinea Conakry – unlike other high production markets in West and Northern Africa, has seen relatively small-scale energy sector developments since the early 2000s. However, with the discovery of significant natural…

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Offshore Exploration: The Future of Guinea Bissau’s Energy Sector (By Jasser Hammami)

Energy Capital & Power will host MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021, which will create a national platform for constructive dialogue

By Jasser Hammami, Field Editor The underlying offshore exploration potential of Guinea-Bissau has long been recognized given the country’s functional hydrocarbon system, good potential reserves, and several drillable prospects in a vast shallow water shelf setting. According to the country’s national oil company Petroguin, Guinea-Bissau authorized international businesses to begin…