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Egypt’s wind farm bids are in

Feb 6, 2019

Egypt’s New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) revealed that three international companies have submitted offers for NREA’s call for tenders. The authority said that the bids were to establish a 250 MW capacity wind farm in the Gulf of Suez. Companies sending in bids for the wind farm include Siemens Gamesa, Vestas, and Senvion. The…

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Renewables for mining in Africa set to enter the next phase

Feb 6, 2019

In the last few years, more and more mining companies have adopted wind and solar systems to reduce their energy costs at remote off-grid mines. In this first phase, the initial focus was on the integration capabilities as miners were afraid that adding intermittent renewables such as solar and wind could affect the reliability of…

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Ocean Installer wins new project offshore West Africa

Feb 6, 2019

Ocean Installer have been awarded a contract by an American customer, covering the transportation and installation of subsea products for a project offshore West Africa. The subsea infrastructure consists of a network of drill centers, where Ocean Installer will add a further seven wells to the field’s existing system in variable water depths. “Ocean Installer…

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Liberian lawmaker assures of passage of proposed power theft law

Feb 6, 2019

Montserrado County District #4 lawmaker Rustonlyn Suacoco Dennis has assured the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) of championing a new bill which seeks to make power theft an economic crime. Rep. Dennis made the assertion recently during a town hall meeting between residents of the Soul Clinic community and the Community Outreach team of the LEC.…

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Senegal hopes to benefit from Mocoh’s experience in downstream sector

Feb 6, 2019

Mocoh, out of Switzerland, is looking to bring its experience in the downstream and petroleum import sectors to Senegal. Mocoh’s goal is to improve availability and quality of products in the country. In an interview with AES Senegal, Almamy Fall, Country Manager Senegal, said the country had many key selling points. He said that while…

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Minister says Egypt to raise gas output by 400m cubic feet this week

Feb 6, 2019

Egypt plans to raise its natural gas output by 400 million cubic feet per day within three days, Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said on Tuesday, by increasing production at its Giza and Fayoum fields. Egypt’s output had risen to 6.6 billion cubic feet of gas per day after an increase in production from its…

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Total to announce offshore South Africa wildcat results shortly

Feb 6, 2019

French supermajor Total expects to announce the results of its Bruldpadda-1AX wildcat off South Africa within days. “The results should be announced in the next week or so,” said a well-placed source. If successful, the well could be a game changer for South Africa, opening up a new offshore play – dubbed Paddavissie – at…

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Rwanda’s EDCL invites bidders to install solar home systems

Feb 6, 2019

The Energy Development Corporation Limited (EDCL) invites, by the present tender notice, all interested and qualified bidders to submit bids for the supply and installation of solar home systems through framework contract. The tender will be conducted through International Competitive Bidding and it is open to all bidders specialised in the field. Tender documents may…

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Anadarko announces Mozambique LNG SPA with Shell

Feb 5, 2019

Anadarko Petroleum has announced that Mozambique LNG1 Company Pte. Ltd., the jointly owned sales entity of the Mozambique Area 1 co-venturers, has signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Shell International Trading Middle East Ltd. (Shell). The SPA is for 2 million tonnes of LNG per annum (MTPA) for a term of 13 years.…

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South Sudan re-evaluates its petroleum industry as it partners AEC

Feb 5, 2019

South Sudan enters into an agreement with the African Energy Chamber to provide technical assistance to its petroleum sector in order to build an enabling environment for business and a world-class oil industry South Sudan’s Ministry of Petroleum has entered into a strategic partnership with the African Energy Chamber for a technical assistance cooperation agreement…

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