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African parliamentarians support East Africa Crude Oil Project

African parliamentarians support East Africa Crude Oil Project The Motion for a Resolution of the Pan African Parliament (PAP) to support the East African Crude Oil Project was adopted by the PAP under Rule 60 of the Rules of Procedure of the PAP. The motion was brought before the PAP by Hon. Okot Ogong Felix from Uganda. […]

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Senegal faces tough decisions in search of gas-to-power strategy

Senegal faces tough decisions in search of gas-to-power strategy On the back of its recent oil and gas discoveries, Senegal is now preparing to ensure that its vast natural gas resources will help meet future electricity demand and put an end to the excessive electricity prices undermining its economy. By Joonatan Huhdanmäki Senegal’s domestic gas

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Oil and gas: Let the people decide

Oil and gas: Let the people decide   The discovery of oil and gas off the coast of Namibia, South Africa and Mozambique is good news for the Southern African region. However, pragmatism is needed to prevent environmental degradation and adverse socio-economic impacts.    By Minnette Le Roux     The recent offshore oil discoveries by Shell and TotalEnergies

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Gas-to-power generation could solve Nigerian energy crisis

Gas-to-power generation could solve Nigerian energy crisis According to senior energy experts from Wärtsilä accelerating Nigeria’s 30-30-30 vision with flexible gas-to-power generation will reduce dependence on expensive diesel and generate significant cost savings Speaking last week at the Smart Energy Forum in Lagos and Abuja in the presence of Nigeria’s top energy decision-makers, senior energy

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Anomalies strengthen the case for hydrocarbons in Zimbabwe

Anomalies strengthen the case for hydrocarbons in Zimbabwe Multiple anomalies have been identified in seismic data collected at Australian company Invictus Energy’s Muzarabani gas prospect in Zimbabwe. These anomalies often indicate the presence of hydrocarbons. The Muzarabani prospect is in the most prospective portion of the Cabora Bassa Basin in northern Zimbabwe. The licence is

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Renewed hope but Mozambique not out of the woods

Renewed hope, but Mozambique not out of the woods   Caution is needed before returning to Mozambique, although the security situation has improved markedly since Rwandan, Mozambican and SADC soldiers were deployed in the Cabo Delgado province last year. By Leon Louw owner and editor of WhyAfrica Recent visits to the Cabo Delgado province of

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Energy sector will drive Africa, Ayuk tells WhyAfrica.

By L.M. Louw for WhyAfrica  02 April 2021 – In an exclusive and fascinating discussion, NJ Ayuk, Chairman of the African Energy Chamber, tells WhyAfrica that the energy sector will drive growth in Africa and that demand for electricity in Africa presents mouth-watering opportunities for investors. Following is the full interview with Ayuk.    NJ, despite

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