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Building for the future of Africa’s energy industry takes the spotlight on Day Two of the US-Africa Energy Forum

Technological advancement in energy is a guaranteed force of change in the coming years and with the global focus on addressing issues of climate change, it becomes clear that US-Africa relationships will play a major role in developing and enabling the future of African energy

Day two of the US-Africa Energy Forum in Houston, Texas has just concluded and balancing the need for energy security with the global trend toward sustainable energy sources was today’s big topic of conversation. Much of Africa remains excluded from energy access and those who do have access continue to…

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Day One of US-Africa Energy Forum answers ‘Why Africa & Why Now’ question

Ministers and executives from across Africa’s energy industry emphasize that, ‘Africa is open for business’ as the future of the industry looks bright for foreign collaboration and innovation

After a strong opening to the US-Africa Energy Forum, ministers and executives dove into the age-old investment proposition, ‘Why Africa and why now?’ If one thing became clear from today’s keynotes and panel discussions, it is that ‘Africa is open for business!’ Recent changes in regulation and the restructuring of…

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US-Africa Energy Forum opens in Houston, Texas asserting the significance of US-Africa relationships for the future of the global energy industry

The US-Africa Energy Forum just opened in Texas with opening statements focusing on the importance of fostering relationships between the United States and the African continent

The US-Africa Energy Forum is off to a strong start at the C. Baldwin Hotel in downtown Houston, Texas. Jude Kearney (Chair of the US-Africa Committee, African Energy Chamber), Posso Ganame (President, Texas West African Chamber of Commerce), and Sylvester Turner (Mayor, City of Houston) opened the conference by asserting…

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Libyan Energy Serves as a Catalyst for Economic Prosperity

A panel discussion on how energy can drive prosperity through infrastructure investment and development was held on day two of the Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021

The Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021 is committed to driving foreign capital, technology and expertise into the country’s energy sector, utilizing sectoral revitalization as a catalyst for broader economic growth. Accordingly, a panel discussion on day two of the Summit examined Libya’s infrastructure needs and the progress needed across…

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    • Hon. Dr. J. Peter Pham, Former United States Special Envoy for the Sahel Region of Africa; Gracia Munganga, COO for SustainSolar; Josef Abramowitz, President of GigawattGlobal, Coöperatief U.A. and Florival Mucave, Executive Chairman for the Mozambique Oil & Gas Chamber
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COP26 and Africa’s Energy Poverty: A Roadmap to Ending Energy Poverty by 2030

With over 600 million people lacking access to reliable energy in Africa, innovative solutions are needed to accelerate energy access across the continent

With COP26 taking place in early-November, global leaders gathered at the final day of the African Energy Week 2021 conference and exhibition to discuss strategies to mitigate climate change and ensure that Africa’s transition to a clean energy future will alleviate energy poverty. Themed, ‘Africa’s Just Energy Transition: A Roadmap…

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Monetizing Natural Gas in Africa

Representing the ideal transitionary resource as well as a readily available one across the African continent, many resource-rich nations are looking to monetize resources and drive associated socio-economic growth

Africa’s natural gas resources have the potential to accelerate socio-economic growth and eradicate energy poverty. Accordingly, many nations are seeking enhanced investment in order to maximize and monetize resources. As the continent’s premier energy event, African Energy Week (AEW) 2021, aims to build on this momentum, promoting innovative strategies to…

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International Ministerial Delegations Promote Africa-Global Partnerships at African Energy Week in Cape Town

Opening ministerial remarks by representatives from Germany, Norway and the United States pave the way for enhanced dialogue between African stakeholders and global energy players

African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 represents the only pan-African energy event to take place on the continent in 2021. With a view to accelerating investment and development in key resource-rich basins across the continent, African stakeholders are seeking partnerships with international players to fast-track energy sector expansion and drive socio-economic…

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African Petroleum Standards Carry Weight for U.S. Foreign Investors

Regulations that are not harmonized with those of other global producers can be a major impediment to foreign direct investment

With Nigeria passing its long-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) in July and Equatorial Guinea announcing plans to revise its Hydrocarbon Law last week, Africa’s leading oil producers are overhauling their regulatory frameworks, with a view to facilitating investment into large-scale energy projects. As fallout from COVID-19 renders the regulatory landscape…

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Energy Capital & Power, Nigerian Gas Association to Promote Gas-Focused Agenda at USAEF 2021

Ed Ubong, President of the NGA and Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Gas, will attend and speak at the event, offering insights into and opening up the conversation on West African gas utilization

Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) has partnered with the Nigerian Gas Association (NGA) to promote gas development and monetization at the upcoming U.S.-Africa Energy Forum (USAEF) 2021; Ed Ubong, President of the NGA and Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Gas, is confirmed as a speaker at the two-day event…

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U.S. Travel Restrictions Lifted; Move Welcomed by Energy Industry

The United States will reopen to vaccinated travelers from November and will implement vaccine-based screening for U.S. citizens

The United States will lift restrictions on air travelers from 33 countries from November, the White House announced on Monday. Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com), organizer of the U.S.-Africa Energy Forum (USAEF), and the African Energy Chamber, host of the African Energy Week in Cape Town, welcome the news.…