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May 26, 2020AfDB Funds Madagascar’s Sahofika Hydropower Project
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a €4 million loan with a grant component that will finance Madagascar’s €30 million equity investment in the Sahofika hydropower project. The hydropower project – located on the Onive River, 100Km southeast of the capital Antananarivo – is expected to generate affordable, clean energy that will benefit approximately […]
May 26, 2020Tying Back and Shoring Up
Domestic offshore industry and related infrastructure underpins Angola’s crude production.
May 25, 2020Angola Announces Mining Public Tender Winners
Investments awarded in diamond and phosphate concessions are valued between $150 million to $200 million each.
May 25, 2020Floating Wind Farms to be Explored in South Africa
Two wind energy specialists have joined forces to explore offshore investment opportunities.
May 25, 2020Angola Exploration License Extensions Could Spur Oil Sector Recovery
Several IOCs received extensions on existing block licenses in Angola before the COVID-19 crisis.
May 22, 2020Market Report: Qatar Petroleum Announces Offshore Agreement
Qatar Petroleum Announces Agreements with Total Offshore Cote d’Ivoire.
May 22, 2020AfDB’s Electricity Project Lights up Juba
To date, 6,131 households and businesses have been connected to the grid.
May 22, 2020FLASHBACK: Gabon Re-joins OPEC
Twenty years after leaving, Gabon re-joined OPEC in 2016.
May 22, 2020FLASHBACK: Quand le Gabon a (re)joint l’OPEP
Vingt ans après son départ, le Gabon a rejoint l'Organisation des Pays Exportateurs de Pétrole en 2016.
May 21, 2020Senegal: A West African Leader on the Rise
Senegal has demonstrated strong ambition for economic development.
May 21, 2020Major African Energy Projects Continue to Face Uncertainty
Major oil and gas developments face delays between one and three years.
May 20, 2020Senegal: a Regional Renewable Leader
Senegal has prioritized the development of its renewable energy sector.
May 20, 2020Un Leader Des Energies Renouvelables
En pleine pandémie de Covid-19, l'industrie pétrolière souffre d'un effondrement dramatique des prix. Avec une économie mondiale de plus en plus gourmande en énergie, le Sénégal, qui dispose d'un mix énergétique diversifié, devrait se redresser plus rapidement que les autres pays africains.
May 20, 2020Equatorial Guinea Signs First Mining Contracts
The signing of the contracts follows the country’s first mining bidding round, EG Ronda 2019.
May 20, 2020COVID-19 Fuels African Solar Adoption
Solar energy has offset unreliable electricity networks.
May 19, 2020Opportunity for Local Content in Angola’s Energy Sector
As the Angolan and global oil and gas industry faces unprecedented challenges induced by COVID-19, AOP presents a public webinar.
May 18, 2020Africa Oil & Power Joins ‘Equal by 30’ Campaign for Gender Equality in Clean Energy Sector
Equal by 30 engages public and private sector companies and organizations to target equal pay, leadership and opportunities for women in the clean energy sector.
May 18, 2020Namibia Optimistic About Energy Future
Namibia will continue to prioritize its drive for foreign direct investment in its emerging oil and gas industry.
May 18, 2020Webinar: Sovereign Support and Gas Master Planning Key to African Energy Recovery
Key topics of discussion included private equity and project developments affected by COVID-19.
May 15, 2020Market Report: Eni SpA and Springfield E&P to Combine Oil and Gas Fields
Minister John-Peter Amewu says the fields have “identical reservoir and fluid properties”.
May 15, 2020Gabon’s Oil and Gas Code a Game Changer for Revamped Exploration
In line with the government’s goals to attract investment into offshore exploration, Gabon has modernized its regulatory framework through a revised oil and gas code implemented in July 2019.