South Sudan Oil & Power 2018 Returns to Juba Next Week

South Sudan Oil & Power 2018 is returning to Juba on Nov. 21-22, and is focused on attracting international investors and service companies into the country’s newly revamped oil industry. The theme for the conference — Embracing the Private Sector — follows the successful resumption of oil production by the Greater Pioneer Operating Company this year and …

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EOPS: 30,000 Barrels of Crude Oil Stored in Mombasa

Already 30,000 barrels of crude oil have been stored at the Mombasa based refinery since the trucking of stored oil at the Ngamia fields in mid this years. Currently the Kenya joint venture partners report they are trucking 600 barrels a day through four trucks every two days far below the targeted 2000 barrels envisaged …

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African Development Bank launches Africa Energy Portal

“Building a Knowledge Base to De-Risk the Energy Sector in Africa,” brought together investors, policy makers and government officials for a presentation of the new initiative on Friday 9 November, the final day of the Forum. The AEP portal, hosted at, will consolidate, validate, and disseminate energy data and insights across Africa’s energy value chain, covering …

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Fast-Track PSTM Data from CGG’s Mozambique Multi-Client Survey Out

CGG has announced that the fast-track 3D seismic data from its recent Mozambique multi-client survey in the outer Zambezi Delta Basin is now available for license. Interested international oil companies with an Africa focus can view the high-end data set in CGG data rooms in anticipation of the country’s 2019 licensing round. In an announcement …

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Africa Oil Week 2018 highlights key challenges & opportunities facing the oil and gas sector in Africa

The first session on Economic Outlooks of the Africa Oil Week was opened with key speakers including Jens Frølich Holte, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Norway; David Hicks, Senior Vice President: Upstream, IHS Markit; Jasper Peijs, Exploration Vice President, BP; Mounir Bouaziz, VP Commercial/New Business Development South America & Africa, Country Chair Dubai …

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Outlook for Africa’s oil & gas industry improves – PwC report

The outlook for Africa’s oil & gas industry is positive amid difficult operating and economic headwinds. Tough economic and external conditions have placed pressure on oil & gas companies to be more cost-effective and efficient. Companies have adopted to a low-cost environment, which promises to be even more beneficial given the current recovering oil price. …

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Lundin Petroleum faces potential corporate fine & forfeiture of economic benefits in relation to past operations in Sudan

Lundin Petroleum has received notification from the Swedish Prosecution Authority on 1 November 2018 that the Company may be liable to a corporate fine and forfeiture of economic benefits in connection with the preliminary investigation into past operations in Sudan from 1997 to 2003. The Swedish Prosecution Authority has issued a notification of a corporate fine and …

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Public Hearings for the ESIA Report for Uganda’s Proposed Tilenga Development Project

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FAR Ltd Secures 24 month ESIA License Renewal For Kenya’s Block L6

Australian explorer FAR has reported that it has secured a 24-month renewal to the existing Environmental and Social Impact Assessment License in effect across the onshore areas of Block L-6 from the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. This renewal comes even as the company continues to seek another non-operations extension to the current Permit Year …

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