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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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Angola´s Oil and Gas Sector is Ripe for New Investments (By Verner Ayukegba)

Angola continues its aggressive push for new exploration as well as expansion in refining capacity

By Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice-President of the African Energy Chamber Angola is sub-Saharan Africa´s second-largest oil and gas producer with a current production capacity of about 1.1 million barrels of oil per day (bpd) and 17,904.5 million cubic feet of natural gas. The country’s oil and gas sector accounts for…

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#MSGBC2021: Woodside Offers Updates on Sangomar Project Offshore Senegal

Woodside Senegal Country Manager, Andy Demetriou, shared a detailed overview of the latest developments of the Sangomar Field Development at the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 Conference and Exhibition

Taking place in Dakar, Senegal, on 17 December, day two of the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 Conference and Exhibition featured the participation of petroleum exploration and production company, Woodside Country Manager for Senegal, Andy Demetriou, who provided a detailed overview of the latest developments of the offshore Sangomar…

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Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021 Officially Commences

Opened with a keynote address by H.E. Ramadan Boujnah, Acting Prime Minister of Libya, and H.E. Mohamed Oun, Minister of Oil and Gas, Libya the Summit has officially commenced in Tripoli

The Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021 has officially commenced in Tripoli, with regional and global industry players coming together for two days of networking and dialogue. The highly anticipated, historic event was officially opened with a keynote address by H.E. Ramadan Boujnah, Acting Prime Minister of Libya, and H.E.…

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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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Exploration and Investment Opportunities in Mauritania’s Petroleum Industry (By Matthew Goosen)

The Government of Mauritania is now engaged in the early stages of transforming the port city of Nouadhibou into a hub for the region, with plans to rehabilitate the city’s oil storage capacity of 300,000 tons

By Matthew Goosen, Editor Following the discovery (https://bit.ly/3luKJbk) of a large deposit of natural gas offshore Mauritania in the Tortue natural gas field in 2014 by U.S. deepwater exploration and production company Kosmos Energy, interest in the region’s oil and gas prospects has exploded, placing the Saharan country in the early…

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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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Senegal: Ambitious Oil & Gas Development Program to Boost Economy (By Miguel Artacho)

One of the single most important impacts that Senegal will derive from becoming a new oil and gas producer will be felt most immediately in the power generation sector

By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Senegal is becoming one of the most exciting oil and gas plays to emerge in recent years in sub-Saharan Africa´s largely underexplored oil and gas sector. The country may be a relatively new player in terms of production coming on stream, but in fact, oil and…

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Angola: Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 in the Oil and Gas Sector

Covid-19 had a significant impact on operational activities, leading to the suspension of drilling activities and substantial limitations on production activity in general

Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) International Conference Director, João Gaspar Marques, spoke to H.E Diamantino Pedro Azevedo, Minister of Mineral Resources, Petroleum and Gas of Angola, about the impact of COVID-19 on the country’s oil and gas sector. What have been key developments in the Angolan oil and gas sector…

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Atlas Oranto Drives Shallow-Water Exploration Offshore Senegal (By Grace Goodrich)

Buttressed by exploration activities in the highly prospective Cayar Shallow and St. Louis Shallow blocks, Atlas Oranto Group will present farm-in opportunities in Senegal’s offshore sector at the upcoming U.S.-Africa Energy Forum 2021

By Grace Goodrich, Field Editor Since discovering commercial hydrocarbon reserves in 2014, Senegal has emerged as a regional exploration hotspot within the MSGBC Basin and continent at-large. Today, the West African nation is home to ongoing drilling campaigns from leading IOCs and some of the largest gas megaprojects on the…