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December 11, 2018
Mauritania: Total acquires two exploration blocks
The oil major is increasing its footprint in Mauritania.
December 3, 2018
Senegal: AfDB approves loan to finance power plant
The loan will see the construction of a 120 MW power plant in Malicounda.
Qatar to leave OPEC
The country will leave OPEC in January next year to focus on increasing its gas output.
November 30, 2018
Market Report: Oil prices fall below $50 a barrel
Oil prices fall below $50 for the first time in over a year amid persistent oversupply concerns.
The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top stories: SA to implement new oil and gas laws, Angola preparing legislation to import oil products.
South Africa: New Oil and Gas Laws to Come in 2019
A moratorium on applications for oil and gas activity has caused petroleum investments to stall.
November 29, 2018
Oil producers in talks to address market volatility
Multilateral consultations key to market stability.
Total reaffirms commitment to Angola’s oil sector
The oil major plans to remain the country’s leading oil operator.
APPO pushing for growth in local content by 2030
The organization is pushing for the augmentation of the oil industry to 30 percent by 2030.
November 28, 2018
Rwanda ranks 5th in clean energy study
Rwanda’s off-grid market gains global recognition.
Eskom and AfDB sign $25m loan agreement
AfDB loan to improve power transmission in Southern Africa.
Uganda to supply power to South Sudan
Uganda will export power to three towns in South Sudan.
November 27, 2018
Solar mini-grid solutions grow in Africa
Report says solar mini-grids will scale to 16,000 sites in Africa by 2023.
Sahara Energy encourages investment into South Sudan
Expected population growth to see a rise in demand for petroleum products.
Kenya to reduce reliance on thermal power
The termination of three thermal power plants will see the move to affordable power.
Senegal seeks Nigeria’s assistance in developing energy sector
Following a recent oil discovery, Senegal seeks assistance from Nigerian counterparts.
Angola’s proven gas reserves at 4 trillion cubic feet
The country is focused on increasing developments in the gas sector.
November 26, 2018
Fast Track Resumption of Oil Production at Unity Oilfields
Phase activities at at Unity Oil Fields to be completed by December.  
South Africa invests $1 billion in South Sudan’s oil sector
The investment includes the construction of an oil pipeline.
Angola preparing legislation to import oil products
Angola’s oil sector is currently going through a restructuring phase.
Market Report: NNPC sets funding plans for oil and gas industry
NNPC is devising new ways to attract more funding for operators in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry.
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