SOUTH AFRICA: Proposed Regulations Pertaining to Hydraulic Fracturing Published for Public Consultation

Proposed Regulations pertaining to the exploration and production of onshore oil and gas requiring hydraulic fracturing have been published for public consultation. Also publishing for consultation is the intention to prescribe … Read More

Angola´s Oil and Gas Sector is Ripe for New Investments

By Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice-President of the African Energy Chamber Angola is sub-Saharan Africa´s second-largest oil and gas producer with a current production capacity of about 1.1 million barrels of … Read More

Fossil Fuels : Serial Polluters that Nigeria should abandon – Greenpeace

The explosion of the Trinity Spirit Oil vessel, owned by Shebah Exploration & Production Co and managed by Sepcol has caused the death of at least three crew members. Greenpeace … Read More

EGYPT: Wintershall Dea Divests its interest in the Gulf of Suez Concession

As of 1st January 2022, after 38 years of economic and efficient production from the Gulf of Suez, Wintershall Dea is closing this chapter of its long oil production history … Read More


In December 2021 the OilNews Africa team announced that starting this year it will open its shop to our viewers to access industry information that has been for sale in … Read More

Africa to Continue Exploiting Hydrocarbon Resources While Exploring the Use of Renewable Energies – APPO

The Council of Ministers of the African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO) just ended its 41st Ministerial Session with a resolve to continue the exploitation of its Member Countries’ huge oil and … Read More

More than US$25 Billion Worth of Deals Kicked off at African Energy Week in Cape Town

As the continent’s premier energy event, as well as the biggest event to take place in Africa in 2021, African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 did not only comprise the best … Read More