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September 3, 2019Benin inaugurates 127MW power plant
The Marie Gleta power plant is set to ease Benin away from importing energy.
January 25, 2019Benin’s National Assembly adopts new petroleum code
The country hopes to attract international investment upstream.
August 12, 2019Market Report: Petronas signs deal for offshore Gabon
Petronas, first to sign an exploration and production contract in the country in five years.
May 27, 2019Market Report: ExxonMobil and BP have pulled out from bidding for oil blocks in Ghana
The IOCs had submitted applications for direct negotiations for block 5&6 but pulled out at the last minute.
April 29, 2019$225 million for West-Africa off-grid electricity
The World Bank has approved financing as part of the Off-Grid Electrification Project.
March 13, 2019Burkina Faso to increase electricity coverage
The project is part of the West African Power Pool initiative.
February 28, 2019The Green Climate Fund to finance renewable energy in West Africa
WAEMU receives €100 million to promote green initiatives.
February 15, 2019Buzz Report – This week in Africa
Top stories: National Oil and Gas Agency leadership appointed, BP announces first gas from phase 2 of West Nile Delta development
February 11, 2019West Africa regional cooperation powers up
A 15-year power supply plan is to be implemented.
February 8, 2019The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top stories: Total makes significant gas discovery offshore South Africa,Seadrill enters into JV with Sonangol