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Ghana power sector stumbles
A former leader in power works to fix a system under strain.
June 21, 2017
Africa Energy Series: South Sudan 2017  
Africa Energy Series: South Sudan 2017 provides a complete overview on investing in the country's energy sectors.
June 20, 2017
Consuming Less Energy, Exporting More Gas
BP statistics expose production, consumption and export trends over the last year.
May 22, 2017
The True Value of Our Resources
Big Barrels, the new book by NJ Ayuk and João Marques, takes a look at African solutions for African resource challenges.
May 16, 2017
Begin at the Middle
The oil price crash between 2014-2016 proved to be an exceptionally profitable time for traders.
May 15, 2017
Equatorial Guinea OPEC Power Play Pays Off
Equatorial Guinea’s bid to join the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has received important validation as Saudi Arabia, the group’s largest and most influential member, has supported the African country’s membership. Last week, Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo made his first state visit to Saudi Arabia, meeting with King Salman bin Abdulaziz […]
May 2, 2017
Fortuna FLNG Clears Path for FID
An agreement between the Equatorial Guinea government and the partners of the massive Fortuna FLNG project has paved the way for financial investment decision in mid-2017. The parties signed an umbrella agreement that establishes “the full legal and fiscal framework” for Fortuna, which is set to become Africa’s first deepwater FLNG project. The agreement confirms […]
May 1, 2017
East African Oil Projects Need Infrastructure
Co-Founder and Director of Trinity Energy, Richard Raja, talks about the infrastructure needs in South Sudan
April 29, 2017
Big Barrels: African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity
As an African entrepreneur, NJ Ayuk has witnessed the transformative impact of the oil and gas industry on the continent. The founder and CEO of Centurion Law Group, he has seen it build countries and shape economies and societies. He has seen oil and gas as a powerful force for good in Africa. In his […]
April 24, 2017
Total Talks in South Sudan Reach Impasse
Negotiations between the Government of South Sudan and a group of investors including French supermajor Total broke down last week when both sides could not reach an agreement to develop a prized piece of onshore oil and gas real estate. For several months, South Sudan had been trying to sign an exploration and production agreement […]
April 6, 2017
Catalysts: Human development and Global Politics
AOP panelists speak on their catalysts for change in 2017
April 3, 2017
Ghana power sector stumbles
A former leader in power works to fix a system under strain.
March 29, 2017
Play by Play: Lake Turkana and Lake Victoria
The discovery of oil in the Kenyan side of Lake Turkana in 2012 dramatically shifted the area’s oil and gas profile.
March 23, 2017
Play by Play: Lake Tanganyika and Lake Rukwa
Lake Tanganyika may be Tanzania's best bet for finding oil.
March 21, 2017
S. Sudan, Eq. Guinea Enter Petroleum Partnership
Two established African producers agree to work together on petroleum matters.
March 16, 2017
Catalysts: International Politics and Energy Access
AOP panelists Jude Kearney and Lloyd Manokore on their catalysts for change in 2017
March 14, 2017
Play by Play: Lake Malawi
One of the Rift Valley's most overlooked areas could be extremely promising.
March 7, 2017
Play by Play: Lake Kivu
An unconventional resource base supporting an unusual power project in Rwanda
February 27, 2017
Play by Play: Albertine Graben
Our Great Rift Valley Play by Play article looks at the Albertine Graben.
February 20, 2017
Kenya: Innovating in Power
How did Kenya double national access to power in just three years?
February 9, 2017
Play by Play: The Great Rift Valley
The Rift Valley is becoming one of the great petroleum provinces of Africa.
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