Felix Janvrin

West Africa correspondent
A gas-fired power station in Congo-Brazzaville.

Senegal builds coal bridge to gas-fired power

Senegal plans to use coal-fired power as a stopgap until its offshore gas fields come online.

23 February 2018
Angolan President João Lourenço

Angolan gas legislation waits on cabinet approval

Large gas finds and falling oil production are driving Angola to develop a framework for gas exploration and production.

20 February 2018
Senegalese President Macky Sall.

Long-delayed ICA paves way for progress on Tortue

The signing of the international cooperation agreement between Senegal and Mauritania is a step forward for the Tortue gas project, but obstacles remain.

13 February 2018
The port of Tema in Ghana.

Ghana’s LNG plans looking increasingly fraught

A new report suggests Ghana may have missed out on its chance to secure cheap supplies of LNG.

5 February 2018
Muhammadu Buhari

Fiscal reforms key to Nigeria’s gas development

Nigeria’s parliament has passed key legislation but much more needs to be done to clarify its terms, analysts say.

30 January 2018
Kenyan power plant

Questions hang over Kenya’s revived gas plant plans

Kenya has returned to gas-fired power plans for Dongo Kundu but will need to make changes if it hopes to attact more interest this time round.

23 January 2018
Power lines in Namibia.

Gas-purchase agreement buoys Kudu gas hopes

A purchase agreement for gas from the Kudu field has left operator BW Offshore hopeful of reaching an FID on the project in H1 2018.

12 January 2018
Equatorial Guinea Minister of Mines, Industry and Energy Gabriel Obiang Lima.

Financial risk a possible hurdle to Fortuna FID

Developers are hoping they can make an FID on Equational Guinea’s Fortuna LNG project in Q1 2018 despite lingering concerns.

5 January 2018
A Golar LNG tanker.

Headwinds remain for startup of Cameroon FLNG

Political posturing and internal security issues could prove problematic for Cameroon’s FLNG project.

15 December 2017
Eni’s Offshore Cape Three Points project.

Ghana’s never-ending gas and LNG saga

Ghana has put in motion a range of plans to avoid power shortages and meet its gas purchase obligations, ranging from pipeline reverse flows to LNG and power ships.

7 December 2017

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