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Exploration & Production

Nigeria to add 100 MMcm/d of capacity by 2020

Nigeria is developing gas projects that will add nearly 100 MMcm/d by 2020.

17 August 2018
Companies & Finance

NNPC discussing pipeline financing with Chinese backers

Representatives from NNPC have met officials from the Bank of China and Sinosure in Dubai to discuss financing.

16 August 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Algeria renews supply agreements with Spain and Italy

Algeria has signed deals to continue to pipe gas to Spain and Italy

16 August 2018
Exploration & Production

Exxon buys share of PEL 44 licence off Namibia

ExxonMobil has agreed to acquire a 30% interest in PEL 44 offshore Namibia from AziNam.

14 August 2018
Supply & Demand

African pipeline exports to Europe down by 7%

Gas flows from North Africa to Europe came to 557.6 MMcm last week as volumes declined via all four routes.

14 August 2018
Global Markets

Sonatrach in trading JV talks with 14 companies

Sonatrach is in talks with 14 companies as part of its plan to form a joint venture to trade oil and gas products.

13 August 2018
Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo Policy & Regulation

Ghana minister dismissal shows energy mismanagement

The sacking of Boakye Agyarko, following a negative reaction to his renegotiation of a power plant deal, reveals problems in the state's management of the energy sector.

13 August 2018
A power plant in Tunisia Companies & Finance

IOCs should hire according to need – ETAP official

The Tunisian NOC’s head of strategy talks to Interfax Natural Gas Daily about local content and progress on the Nawara gas pipeline.

7 August 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Low Italian imports cut North African pipeline exports

North African pipeline exports to Europe fell by 4.0% week on week in Week 31 as a result of lower Italian imports.

7 August 2018
LNG

Nigeria LNG targets first gas from seventh train in 2023-2024

Nigeria LNG aims to deliver first gas from its seventh train in 2023-2024.

6 August 2018
Global Markets

Kenya increases electricity rates for manufacturers

Kenya has hiked electricity rates for manufacturers.

6 August 2018
Exploration & Production

Power cuts halt production at Libya's Attahadi field

Production was halted at the Attahadi gas field in eastern Libya on Thursday because of power cuts

3 August 2018
LNG

KBR awarded FEED contract for Nigeria LNG Train 7

KBR has been awarded a FEED contract by Nigeria LNG for a seventh train and additional common liquefaction unit at the Bonny Island LNG plant.

2 August 2018
Exploration & Production

Upland Resources awarded licence for Tunisia’s Saouf permit

Tunisia has awarded a licence to explore the Saouf permit to Upland Resources.

1 August 2018
Officials from Ethiopia and Poly-GCL at a signing ceremony for the Calub field. LNG

Chinese aim to nail down concept for Djibouti LNG

Ethiopia is fast-tracking gas production for the project, but regional instability and negotiations with liquefaction providers could cause delays.

31 July 2018
Companies & Finance

Nigeria’s Seplat Petroleum sees profit boost

Seplat Petroleum saw its profits before tax increase by 51% in the first half this year.

31 July 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

African piped gas exports to Europe down on all lines

Volumes fell by 1.4% last week compared with the previous week, hitting 624 MMcm.

31 July 2018
Exploration & Production

Production starts at Kaombo project

Total’s Kaombo project offshore Angola has started production

30 July 2018
Global Markets

Russia ready to play greater role in African energy projects – Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that his country is willing to increase its involvement in Africa’s energy sector.

27 July 2018
Companies & Finance

Total raises output estimates because of African startups

Total has increased its estimate for annual production growth for the second time this year.

27 July 2018

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