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Featured2017 Recap: LNG, Pipelines and New Frontiers
The stabilization of oil prices in 2017 was welcomed news for oil-producing countries in Africa, and signalled a progressive output for the continent.
May 18, 2018Market Report: Oil Prices climb above $80
Oil prices above $80, Ghana set to award nine new upstream oil blocks for commercial exploration.
May 17, 2018South Africa: Energy minister advocates for renewables
Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe appears to favor renewable energy over nuclear
At the Forefront of African Energy Coalitions
Why OPEC’s Secretary General is AOP’s Oil Man of the Year.
May 15, 2018OPEC Secretary General to be Honored as “Africa Oil Man of the Year”
H.E. Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo to highlight the AOP conference in Cape Town.
US withdraws from Iran deal, European investments under threat
America has pulled out of the Iran deal, leaving its allies’ investments in the country uncertain.
May 14, 2018The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top stories: Ophir farms out share in Eq. Guinea block to Kosmos, oil prices fall on Iran news
May 11, 2018Market Report: U.S. imposes new economic sanctions on Iran
U.S. President Donald Trump pulls out of nuclear deal and Treasury imposes new sanctions, Oil prices climb higher.
May 10, 2018Africa Energy Series: Equatorial Guinea 2018 Launches at AOP Investor Forum
The most comprehensive guide to Equatorial Guinea’s oil and power sectors launched Thursday.
AfDB Grants $1.5 million for Jigawa IPP
The development bank approved a $1.5 million grant for the 1GW Jigawa solar project in Nigeria.
Equatorial Guinea to construct a gas megahub
Equatorial Guinea announced plans to construct a natural gas megahub project at AOP Investor forum.
May 9, 2018Moody’s: Nigeria’s Banks Stabilize on Oil Price
Nigeria’s banking system is stabilizing, a result of an improving oil price.
May 8, 2018Distribution Holding Back Nigeria’s Power
Nigeria’s generation capacity is 7,000 MW, but the country’s distribution is just 5,000MW.
May 7, 2018The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top stories: Oil prices rise above $70, SDX Energy discovers gas in Morocco, Forte Oil divests from Ghana.
South Sudan to launch new local content regulations in 60 days
The Republic of South Sudan is expected to launch new local content regulations within two months.
Market Report: Oil Prices Rise Higher
Oil prices rise higher amid concerns over a rise in U.S. oil inventories and record weekly domestic production.
May 4, 2018Nigeria’s NNPC Targets Gas Flaring
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation is launching a coordinated effort to end gas flaring.
May 2, 2018Industrial Park Breaks Ground in Nigeria
Nigeria began construction on a new oil and gas industrial park in the Bayelsa State.
April 30, 2018Mission accomplished? The State of the OPEC/non-OPEC Alliance
Some are saying it is mission accomplished for OPEC's deal. Others aren't so sure.
The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top stories: Eskom coal shortage, discoveries in Niger and Gabon
Shell and Equatorial Guinea to Explore New ProjectsOlder Entries
Shell signs MoU with Equatorial Guinea to increase involvement in the oil and gas sector.