Anadarko announces LNG SPA with Bharat

Feb 15, 2019

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced 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 Bharat Gas Resources Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (BPCL). The SPA is for 1 million tonnes per annum…

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UNIDO trains over 50 Cameroonians on renewable energy

Feb 15, 2019

They took part in a three week-long training programme focused on encouraging renewal energy while protecting the environment. Fifty-one persons with engineering background in processes and practices of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) have obtained advanced knowledge in the field. They took part in a three week-long workshop organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation…

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Kasapreko, CrossBoundary Energy Ghana commission 400KWp solar plant

Feb 15, 2019

Kasapreko Company Limited (Kasapreko), CrossBoundary Energy Ghana Limited (CBE Ghana), and Yingli Namene West Africa Limited (Yingli Namene) are today announcing the completion of commissioning of Kasapreko’s 400.4 KWp solar plant located at Kasapreko’s Spintex Road bottling facility. The installation is Ghana’s first PPA-financed solar plant for a commercial customer. CrossBoundary Energy Ghana, the first…

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GPTech set to open plant in South Africa

Feb 14, 2019

The Spanish manufacturer of GPTech inverters will implement a production line in South Africa. The new assembly plant will be managed by RWW Engineering, a designer and local manufacturer of electrical equipment. GPTech claims a backlog of more than 400 MW including 200 MW from the South African energy market. With the implementation of this…

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Aker Energy eyes Dhirubhai-1 FPSO from Ocean Yield for Ghana project

Feb 14, 2019

Ocean Yield ASA is pleased to announce that the Company today has entered into an agreement with Aker Energy AS (“Aker Energy”), where Aker Energy has an option to bareboat charter the FPSO Dhirubhai-1 for a period of 15 years. If the option is exercised, the FPSO is intended to be used for an early-production…

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Rusumo dam for Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania 35% complete

Feb 14, 2019

The 80 MW-capacity facility is planned to serve three countries, namely Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania. It should be completed in 2020, the authorities of the three countries affirm. “We want to assure the public that the deadline will be respected,” said Claver Gatete, Rwandan Minister of Energy. Once completed, the infrastructure will provide each country…

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Shell looks to raise exports from Idku LNG plant in Egypt

Feb 14, 2019

The Hague-based LNG giant Shell is looking to up exports of liquefied natural gas from Egypt’s Idku facility as production ramps up from the West Delta field. Speaking to the media, Shell’s country chairman Gasser Hanter said the Idku facility shipped a total of 12 cargoes in 2018 and hopes to go over that figure…

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Tullow, Uganda agree capital gains tax principles

Feb 14, 2019

Tullow Oil has “Agreed the principles for capital gains tax” associated with its $900 million farmdown deal in Uganda to Total and CNOOC Ltd. Unveiling a full-year profit for last year on rising revenues, Tullow said the agreement on the principles of the tax came after meetings between the heads of Tullow and Total and…

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Turkey expresses interest in Cameroon’s energy sector

Feb 14, 2019

Investors in the Republic of Turkey are interested in Cameroon’s energy sector, particularly in production and distribution of electricity, the country’s Ambassador to Cameroon, Ayse Sarac has disclosed. She made the disclosure during a courtesy visit she paid the Minister of Water Resources and Energy, Gaston Eloundou Essomba in Yaounde on February 7, 2019. During…

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Somali Govt prepares for oil exploration as it works on petroleum law

Feb 14, 2019

The Somali government says it will award exploration licenses to foreign oil companies later this year, despite calls from the opposition to wait until laws and regulations governing the oil sector are in place. Seismic surveys conducted by two British companies, Soma Oil & Gas and Spectrum Geo, suggest that Somalia has promising oil reserves…

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