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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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Senegal´s Mining Industry: A Cornerstone of the National Economy (By Miguel Artacho)

In addition to some of the minerals currently being extracted in traditional mines or quarries; the Senegalese subsoil is rich in deposits of other equally useful substances

By Miguel Artacho The mining sector is a core component of Senegal´s export industry and contributes strongly towards national revenue and foreign exchange. The government of Senegal aims to significantly increase foreign direct investment (FDI) into the extractive industries to support long-term economic development objectives as outlined in the Plan Senegal…

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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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U.S.-Africa Energy Forum (USAEF) 2021 Confirms New Dates in December

USAEF 2021 is a business-to-business forum that will advance an agenda of sustainable investment in petroleum, clean energy, power infrastructure and mineral resource sectors across the continent

The first-ever U.S.-Africa Energy Forum 2021 will now take place on December 9-10 (Houston, Texas) to better align with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, according to event organizers Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com); the two-day summit will serve as the premier platform for connecting U.S. companies and partners to…

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Trident Energy Kicks Off Drilling Campaign in Equatorial Guinea

The Sapphire Driller rig – owned by Vantage Driller – has arrived in Equatorial Guinea and will commence drilling operations of the first part of the Elon-C well on June 22

Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com), on behalf Equatorial Guinea’s Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (MMH), announces the start of drilling by Trident Energy in Block G, following the arrival of the Sapphire Driller rig; Three infill wells – Elon-A, Elon-C and Elon-D – will be drilled in the Elon field…

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Energy Capital & Power stands by African Energy Events ahead of Africa Energy & Mining Conference

The Africa Energy & Mining series will explore emerging synergies between mining and energy in a post-COVID-19 environment

Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) – Africa’s leading energy event organizer – has reaffirmed its commitment to hosting events in Africa, as some organizers relocate overseas; Africa Energy & Mining 2022 Conference & Exhibition will be held in Cape Town on March 29-31, with an in-person and online Africa Energy &…

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Africa Oil & Power unites Mining and Energy at All-Africa Event in 2022

The flagship event continues AOP’s Cape Town event series, uniting the entire energy value chain and the African continent under one roof once again

Africa Oil & Power (AOP) (www.AfricaOilAndPower.com) will officially launch its Africa Energy & Mining (AEM) conference and exhibition, the definitive single event for African energy and mining, on 29-31 March 2022; AEM is the only event in Africa that unites the entire mining and energy value chain. It will emphasize the role that…

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Clean Mining Gains Foothold in Mozambique (By Grace Goodrich)

The mining sector in Mozambique is in the midst of transformation, as it realigns with the clean energy transition by harnessing precious minerals required for the production of electric vehicles and lithium-ion batteries

By Grace Goodrich In addition to sizable gas reserves found offshore, Mozambique is home to commercially significant deposits of coal, gold, graphite, ilmenite, iron ore, titanium, copper, tantalum and bauxite, to name a few. While COVID-19 may have disrupted mining operations in terms of site closures and reduced export earnings,…

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Equatorial Guinea Makes Advances on 100-Day Mining and Petroleum Milestones

The two ongoing main projects in the country’s overarching plan to create a natural gas driven downstream mega hub at Punta Europa seem to be on track

The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons shows progress in gas development and mining exploration. Published by Africa Oil & Power (https://AfricaOilandPower.com/) for the MMH. Drilling plans, natural gas downstream investments, cross-border negotiations and a complete revamp of the mining sector are a few of the initiatives Minister of Mines and…