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Opportunities Created by Angola’s Energy Transition (By Sergio Pugliese)

Angola’s energy transition continues to power the country’s grid and cultivate socioeconomic opportunities

By Sergio Pugliese, President of the African Energy Chamber for Angola Angola’s energy transition continues to power the country’s grid and cultivate socioeconomic opportunities. Angola is among Africa’s top oil producing nations, with oil reserves estimated at 9 billion barrels, gas reserves at 11 trillion cubic feet and production measured…

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South Africa Advances Gas-to-Power Agenda, As Eskom Prepares to Issue Gas-Supply Request for Proposals (RFP) (By Kelly-Ann Mealia)

State-owned utility Eskom has announced plans to issue a request for proposals for the supply of gas to its Ankerlig and Gourikwa open-cycle gas turbine power stations, as well as potentially repower some of its decommissioning power stations in Mpumalanga province using gas-to-power technology

By Kelly-Ann Mealia, Co-Founder and Chairperson, Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) As South Africa experienced Stage 4 load-shedding last week, state-owned utility Eskom announced plans to issue a request for proposals (RFP) for the supply of gas to the Ankerlig and Gourikwa open-cycle gas turbine (OCGT) power stations in the…

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    • Sandra Jeque, International Conference Director for Energy Capital & Power and Ahmed Vall Mohameden, Adviser to the Minister for Cooperation and Communication, Mauritania
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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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Angola Targets 60% Electrification by 2025 Driven by Renewables (By Verner Ayukegba)

Angola aims to increase energy generated from renewable sources and attract greater FDI from the EU and international financial institutions

By Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice-President of the African Energy Chamber The Angolan government has reiterated its commitment to expanding the share of renewables in the country’s energy mix, with targets set to increase the utilization of renewable energy sources to 70% by 2025. The country's energy mix is currently dominated by…

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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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Solar Tyme seeks $1.75 Million in Funding for Solar Microgrid and Power Plant in Sierra Leone

The U.S. solar provider will install and operate the two projects on an Independent Power Producer and Build-Own-Operate basis

Solar Tyme USA, a Georgia-based solar installation and development company, has announced plans to raise new investments worth $1.75 million for the construction of a 200 KW solar microgrid power plant in Kumala and 50 KW solar system power plant in Liro, Sierra Leone. The two projects have been sanctioned…

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The Golden Age of Gas in the MSGBC Basin

With the landmark GTA LNG and Sangomar oil field developments coming online in 2023, a panel discussion focused on regional collaboration and development within the MSGBC Basin and howe the impact of gas discoveries in the region have ushered a new golden age of gas

The second day of the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 Conference and Exhibition featured a panel discussion under the theme, ‘The Golden Age of Gas in the MSGBC Basin,’ with panelists focusing on topics such as gas-to-power planning; strategies for better regional collaboration on energy matters; the role of…

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    • Left to right: Moustapha Bechir, General Director of Hydrocarbons, Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines, Mauritania; Thierno Seydou Ly Director of Hydrocarbon, Ministry of Petroleum and Energies, Senegal; and Khady D. Ndiaye, Vice President, Senegal Country Manager, Kosmos
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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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#MSGBC2021: Emphasizing the Potential of the MSGBC Basin

A Ministerial flagship panel at MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 unpacked how the region can maximize its hydrocarbons through regional collaboration

On the first day of the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021, a flagship Ministerial panel explored how the basin can maximize its significant resources, attract international investment, and further utilize regional collaboration for accelerated energy sector growth. Speakers for the event’s flagship panel included H.E. Sophie Gladima, Minister of…

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    • Left to right: Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice President, African Energy Chamber as the moderator; Joseph Medou, E&P Director, Petrosen; Cany Jobe, Director of Exploration, Gambia National Petroleum Company (GNPC); Mamadou Fall Kane, Deputy Permanent Secretary, COS-Petrogaz, Senegal; Abdel Malick Maouloud, Advisor to the Director General, SMHPM, Mauritania; and Beydi Diakite, National Petroleum Data Bank Manager/ National Office of Petroleum Research (ONRP), Mali
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MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 Holds Inaugural West African NOC Summit

Under the theme ‘creating energy opportunity through foresight, vision, inspiration and innovation,’ the NOC summit explored the role that NOCs play in Africa’s energy growth

Energy Capital & Power (https://EnergyCapitalPower.com/) proudly hosted the first-ever West African national oil company (NOC) summit during the first day of the MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 Conference and Exhibition. Under the theme ‘Creating Energy Opportunity Through Foresight, Vision, Inspiration and Innovation,’ the summit provided a platform for a…