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Minister Gladima Announces MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2023 to take place in Mauritania

H.E. Sophie Gladima, Minister of Petroleum and Energies for the Republic of Senegal announced that MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2023 will take place in Mauritania next year and gave the final remarks for MSGBC 2022, thanking her fellow Ministers and the assembled delegates for their attendance, insight and inputs in developments over the course of the two-day event, West Africa’s foremost energy forum

On the final day of the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022 Conference & Exhibition (https://bit.ly/3a4fuRb), H.E. Sophie Gladima, Minister of Petroleum and Energies of the Republic of Senegal announced that MSGBC 2023 will take place in Mauritania next year.   “We will see you next year in Mauritania to continue…

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Mauritania’s Mixed Energy Potential Highlighted at MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022

Mauritania’s unveiling of over 20 trillion cubic feet of natural gas reserves and over $40 billion of pipeline green hydrogen highlighted at West Africa’s premier event

The Mauritania country spotlight, which took place on the second day of the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power Conference and Exhibition 2022 (https://bit.ly/3a4fuRb), was led by Chemsdine Sow Deina and El Hanefy Eybih, Exploration Director and Upstream Operations Director respectively for national oil company Société Mauritanienne des Hydrocarbures (SMH). Holding…

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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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Top 5 Green Energy Projects to Watch in Mauritania

As Mauritania leads in west Africa’s green energy transition, significant investment is being made in hydrogen, solar and wind energy developments

With a 38% share of renewables in its electricity mix and a 50% target by 2030, Mauritania is a top regional performer in the race towards low carbon power. Not long ago, the nation only had a 35% renewables target for 2035— and yet amidst its further development potential of…

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Chariot Energy’s Industry-Led Energy Transition

With a change of management during the pandemic, we’ve switched up our portfolio, embracing gas developments as a stepping stone to zero carbon power and going further with green hydrogen and renewable projects

Energy, Capital & Power (https://EnergyCapitalPower.com) spoke with Julian Maurice-Williams, Chief Financial Officer at the Chariot Energy Group about Africa’s energy transition, the respective roles of renewables, green hydrogen and natural gas therein, and the need for investment and policy support. Chariot is in the business of transitional energy. What does this…

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Mauritanian Energy Ministry and NOC Partner with Energy, Capital & Power for Unified Promotion Strategy

Africa’s foremost investment platform, ECP, has created a coalition with Mauritania’s Energy Ministry and NOC to attract foreign stakeholder interest in new renewables projects and 28 new offshore blocks freshly released

This Monday, Sandra Jeque, International Conference Director for Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) met with Ahmed Vall Mohameden, Adviser to the Minister for Cooperation and Communication to forge a partnership for the promotion of Mauritania’s energy sector. With ECP’s flagship West African event, the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power…

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BirAllah 13 trillion cubic feet (tcf) Reserve Project to Follow bp’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim’s (GTA) in MSGBC Gas Rush (By Elliot Connor)

bp is now discussing monetization for Mauritania’s BirAllah and Senegal’s Yakaar-Terenga reserves as phase 2 of the company’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG project nears its final investment decision

By Elliot Connor, Field Editor for The Republic of the Congo region, Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) Neighboring the 15 trillion cubic feet (tcf) Greater Tortue Ahmeyim’s (GTA) gas reserves, BirAllah’s own 13 tcf in natural gas lies offshore the Mauritania-Senegal border at 2,500 meters deep. Discovered via a trio of wells drilled…

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#MSGBC2021 Project Update: The Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG Project

The second day of the MSGBC Oil, Gas and Power 2021 Conference and Exhibition featured a panel discussion focusing on a project update on The Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG project, located on the maritime border offshore Senegal and Mauritania

Day two of the MSGBC Oil, Gas and Power 2021 Conference and Exhibition featured a panel discussion on the BP-led Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, offshore Senegal and Mauritania. Moderated by Serigne Mboup, Chairman, CEL Senegal SAS, the in-focus talks featured a panel comprising Massaer Cissé,…

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BP Senegal Confirms Participation at MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021

Members of the BP delegation will provide a project update on the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) offshore natural gas field

Energy, Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) is pleased to announce that a delegation from lead sponsor BP – comprising Massaer Cisse, Vice President and Country Manager, Senegal; Mohamed Limam Vice President, Head of Country Mauritania; and Rebecca King, Vice President, Production, Mauritania and Senegal – will speak at the MSGBC…

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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…