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H.E. Gwede Mantashe to Lead South African Delegation to South Sudan Oil & Power 2022

Representing a long-term strategic partner for South Sudan, the South African delegation will pave the way for new bilateral partnerships between the two nations, and South African energy stakeholders are urged to capitalize on the opportunities the conference presents

Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (https://EnergyCapitalPower.com) is proud to announce that H.E. Gwede Mantashe, South Africa’s Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, will lead a South African delegation to South Sudan Oil & Power 2022 (https://bit.ly/3cvK8EY) – taking place from September 13-14 this year in Juba. Leveraging already strong relations…

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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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    • H.E. Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua, Minister of Hydrocarbons, Congo; H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons, Equatorial Guinea; Scott Taylor, former U.S. representative for Virginia’s 2nd congressional district; Dr Farouk Ibrahim, Secretary General of the African Petroleum Producers Organization; H.E. Sophie Aissatou Gladima, Minister of Petroleum and Energies, Senegal and Gϋnter Nooke, Personal Representative of the German Chancellor for Africa.
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The African Energy Chamber Launches African Green Dialogue Initiative at African Energy Week 2021

Officially launched by African Energy Chamber, together with energy ministers from across the continent globe including Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Senegal and Germany at African Energy Week in Cape Town, the Green Energy Dialogue Initiative marks a significant step in expanding green energy discussions in Africa

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) is proud to announce the official launch of the African Green Energy Dialogue Initiative. Established in collaboration with the Ministry of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Congo, the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbon of Equatorial Guinea, the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy of Senegal and…

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    • Dr. Jacob Dut Chol, Director of Planning for Nilepet; H.E. Puot Kang Chol, Minister of Petroleum, South Sudan; Ian Cloke, COO and Co-Founder of Afentra Plc ; Kgothatso Maloba from the Strategic Fuel Fund and Robert Mdeza, CEO for Trinity Energy
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South Sudan: Building the Nation Through the Energy Industry

By introducing multi-sector opportunities within South Sudan, international and regional investors engaged in an inclusive panel discussion surrounding advancements in the country’s oil, gas, and power industries at African Energy Week 2021, held at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town

The final day of African Energy Week 2021’s conference and exhibition featured a spotlight on South Sudan – sponsored by Trinity Energy – and the critical and lucrative role that the international community can play in building the nation through its energy industry. Featuring delegates from Trinity Energy, the Strategic…

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    • Adrienne Westman, CEO, Top Alliance Group; Megan Rodgers, Director and Sector Head of the Oil and Gas Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Attorneys; Yolanda Mabulo, CEO and Director at Divaine Growth Solutions; Hon. Dr Nobuhle Pamela Nkabane, Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, South Africa; Shapwanale Mwanyengwa, Director of Communications and Stakeholder Relations at Recon Africa and Hon Mrs. Magna Mudyiwa, Deputy Minister for Energy and Power Development Zimbabwe
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African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 Highlights Women in Energy Participation

The conference highlights progress made and measures needed to achieve equality in energy

As Africa is embracing the participation of women in the energy sector, African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 has identified and is already advancing the involvement of key female players in the sector through panel dialogues. A roundtable brunch session, sponsored by Recon Africa, was one of the exclusive panels at…

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    • H.E. Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua, Minister of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of the Congo; Karl Rogatien NGAKALA, Director of Oil Downstream Activities, SNPC; and Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde, Former Minister of Public Security (and cyber security) in the Ministry of Justice and Public Security of Norway, and CEO of Earth, Wind & Power
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The Role of the Congolese Hydrocarbons Sector in the Carbon-Neutral Age

The discoveries of the Moho Nord and Nené Marine oil fields within the last decade has established the Congo as sub-Saharan Africa’s third largest crude oil producer. When the country became OPEC’s newest member in 2018, it further solidified its status as a key regional energy player, occupying a seat at the decision-making table alongside majors like Saudi Arabia and Nigeria

At African Energy Week 2021, which is taking place this week in Cape Town, South Africa, the country spotlight session for the Republic of the Congo titled ‘The Role of the Congolese Hydrocarbons Sector and the Development of a Competitive African Hydrocarbons Market in the Carbon-Neutral Age’ gathered key participants,…

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    • Dennis Seemala, HOD of Electricity Licensing, Compliance, and Dispute Resolution for Nersa; Dr. Tshepo Mokoka, Group COO for the CEF; Adewale Feyemi, Managing Director for TotalEnergies South Africa; Vuyelwa Mahanyele, Regional Sales Director for GE Gas and Power and Akash Latchman, Senior Vice President for Gas Sourcing and Operations for Sasol
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South Africa: Transitioning from Coal Reliance to Gas Power Generation

With significant financial investments made at COP26 to help accelerate the transition from coal to clean energy sources, African Energy Week in Cape Town prioritized the discussion on Africa’s energy transition, with a case study on South Africa driving dialogue

With Africa’s energy transition comprising an overarching discussion point at African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 in Cape Town, the platform session on transitioning from coal reliance to gas power generation in South Africa provided African stakeholders with the opportunity to establish their own strategies to drive the transition. Taking place…

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    • Dumisani Nkala, Senior Vice President, Sasol, South Africa; Sarushen Pillay, Senior Representative Sasol; Dr. Gary Mocke, Strategy & Sustainability Lead-EMEA, Transport, Infrastructure & Logistics; Joseph Mahendran, Associate Vice President and Regional Director, Sub-Saharan Africa Black & Veatch and Lars M. Greiner, Associate Partner – Middle East and Africa, HPC Hamburg Port Consulting
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Hydrogen: A Game Changer for African Fossil Fuel Exporting Countries

A number of panelists discussed the potential of hydrogen as a catalyst in the global energy transition and to what extent sub-Saharan African countries can utilize innovations in hydrogen technology to scale up

Africa's premier energy event, African Energy Week, currently taking place in Cape Town featured a panel focused on the role of hydrogen as an energy fuel of the future and the significant potential it has as an alternative energy source for sub-Saharan oil and gas producing countries. Under the theme…

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    • Leonacio Amada, CEMAC President for the African Energy Chamber; Oneyka Cindy Ojogbo, Centurion Law Group Director; Megan Rodgers, Director and Sector Head of Cliffe Dekker and Zion Adeoye, Managing Director at Centurion Law Group
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How Regulators can Shape the Future of the Oil and Gas Industry

As international oil companies strive to adapt to the energy transition, the future of Africa’s oil and gas industry took center-stage in a discussion focused on regulatory frameworks that focused on the promotion of local content and investment

Africa Energy Week 2021’s Day 2, held on 10 November at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town – organized by Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) – hosted a number of discussions and speeches about the future of Africa’s oil and gas industry and the energy transition. Key themes included the…

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    • C. Derek Campbell, Executive Chairman, African Metals Group; Dr Sara Vakhshouri, Founder and President, SVB Energy International; Dr Lars Schernikau and Erik Prince, Founder, Frontier Service Group
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Geopolitics of Energy in Africa

Moderated by Dr Sara Vakhshouri, a panel discussion at African Energy Week 2021 discussed the geopolitics of energy in Africa

As the continent’s premier energy event – organized by Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) – African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 in Cape Town offers global and African stakeholders the opportunity to engage, network, facilitate deals, and drive the continent into a new era of enhanced energy and economic growth. Accordingly,…