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Guinea’s Mining Sector Powered by New LNG Port Infrastructure

With its regional neighbors steaming ahead in the MSGBC gas rush, Guinea-Conakry is set to advance in regional LNG trade with a $300 million phased LNG Project

The west African nation of Guinea-Conakry has announced the construction of a $300 million phased Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) provision and distribution network which includes a full-service LNG receiving terminal, a liquefaction plant and an export terminal. The mega-project, dubbed the Guinea LNG Project, will be located at the Port…

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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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Senegal: Infrastructure Investments Strengthen Dakar´s Role as Regional Trading Hub (By Miguel Artacho)

In order to prepare for a decade that will undoubtedly transform modern-day Senegal, the Administration of H.E. President Macky Sall has been working on a number of new large-scale infrastructure, transportation, civil aviation and maritime logistics projects

By Miguel Artacho For centuries Senegal has been an entry point into Africa, from Arab to European traders that arrived on the Atlantic shores, the commercial exchanges that have taken place for hundreds of years continue to date. One of the secrets to Senegal´s success has been its strategic location as…

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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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SSOP 2021 Kicks Off in South Sudan, Leads Africa’s Return to In-Person Events

Officially launched by H.E. President Gen. Salva Kiir, the South Sudan Oil & Power (SSOP) 2021 Conference kicks off today as one of the first large-scale events to be held on the continent since COVID-19

South Sudan is seeking to attract capital into strategic energy and infrastructure sectors, with a view to nation- and capacity-building; SSOP 2021 will take place at the Crown Hotel in Juba on June 29-30, in accordance with all COVID-19 regulations; The event is open to in-person delegates and the online…

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New discoveries in Angola’s Prolific Basins fuel interest in ongoing bid round

From deep-water commercial fields to onshore plays, Angola boasts a combined depth of resources and existing infrastructure that provide explorers with unparalleled opportunities in the upstream

ENI announced on Tuesday 06 April, that it had made a new discovery in Angola. The Italian Major’s latest oil discovery in its Block 15/06 concession offshore Angola underlines why Angola’s Prolific Basins and conducive regulatory framework continue to prove attractive despite stiff competition from new frontiers like Guyana and…

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Security and Community: Safeguarding Operations in Mozambique (By Charnè Hundermark)

Through the implementation of standardized security regulations and enhanced community empowerment, Mozambique’s LNG industry can ensure safe and sustainable operations

By Charnè Hundermark With substantial offshore gas discoveries equating to over 100 trillion cubic feet, Mozambique has seen an influx in foreign investment aimed at driving Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) developments in-country. Despite major energy and infrastructure projects spurring job creation and a rise in local activity, the risk of…

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South Sudan Pursues a Power Sector Revival (By Charné Hundermark)

The East-Central African nation is focusing on power generation projects backed by critical infrastructure

By Charné Hundermark South Sudan is re-directing its focus on power sector development in a bid to dramatically transform its electricity market, which faces a deficit of approximately 170 MW and has led to one of the lowest electricity access rates globally. Through the development of several power generation projects…

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South Sudan: Preserving Economic Progress in the Face of COVID-19

South Sudan, set to capitalize on renewed peace, has pegged 2020 as a year of stability and economic growth, underpinned by the country’s revived oil and gas sector

Amid COVID-19, South Sudan shows the world it is open for business and committed to economic prosperity and inclusive growth; South Sudan hosted a webinar organized by the African Energy Chamber and Africa Oil and Power (http://www.AfricaOilandPower.com) that focused on economic impacts, sanctions and economic/developmental progress; Africa Oil & Power…

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Investment in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Infrastructure and Energy is Paramount: Africa Oil & Power 2021 DRC Investment Summit Launches

The DRC has one of Africa’s largest and most diverse endowments of mineral resources and a need to develop infrastructure nationwide

Kinshasa will welcome a broad base of international and African investors to the first ever DRC Energy & Infrastructure Investment Summit, organized by Africa Oil & Power (AOP) (www.AfricaOilAndPower.com), in 2021; the African Energy Chamber is a strategic launch partner and AOP will draw on its network in China, Europe…